Hoop Dreams (1994)
Referenced during the "Blue Chips" review.
Referenced during the "Above the Rim" review.
Referenced during the "Crumb" review.
Referenced during the "Sunset Park" review.
When Hap Shaughnessy insists that he invented basketball, Harold says, "Oh, yeah! Hoop Dreams!"
Referenced during the segment on the Academy Awards nominations.
college recruiting scenes
Gene Siskel praises the movie (in an archive clip).
One of the items on the list
Mentioned by Liz
Michael refers to Darryl moving into Jim's old office as "a real 'Hoop Dream' story."
Referenced in the opening credits by Director Steve James
Itchy & Scratchy segment is entitled "Hoop Screams"
Lynda wonders how "Hoop Dreams" did not make the Top Ten list
Roger mentions that Steve James directed the film
Dean Pelton says, "This needs to be the 'Hoop Dreams' of things people care about."
correct response in "Documentaries" category
Mentioned in dialogue
Mentioned by David Remnick
correct response in "Net Flicks" category
Altered poster in the segment A Closer Look
Victoria is asked a question about the sport that is the subject of the acclaimed documentary during her Cash Builder round.
Arthur listens to a racist rant delivered by John Turturro in "Do the Right Thing"
Both Siskel and Ebert's #1 pick.
Clips are shown.
A clip is shown during a segment on the Sundance Film Festival.
Clips are shown.
Steve James wins for "Best New Filmmaker"
#1 on Ebert's list.
Clips are shown
Clips from this film are shown in These Amazing Shadows.
Spoofed in the "Hoop Screams" Itchy and Scratchy cartoon
"Hoof Dreams Horse Camp"
The second segment title, "Hoop Screams" is a spoof of this title