Air

critic Reviews

, 92% Certified Fresh Tomatometer Score
  • A fact-based drama that no one will dunk on, Air aims to dramatize events that changed the sports world forever -- and hits almost nothing but net.
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    Charlotte O'SullivanLondon Evening Standard
    Once you’ve made peace with those really narrow parameters, what you see on screen – ie virtually nothing of Jordan himself – kind of works.
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    Sara Michelle FettersMovieFreak.com
    There’s not an ounce of fat on this film’s physique, and Affleck keeps the pace moving even though everything that’s happening is entirely driven by the dialogue.
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    Nell MinowMovie Mom
    Affleck is a fine actor and a better-than-fine director. As an actor since childhood, his skill at selecting the right actors and allowing them to do their best is to be expected. He also has an exceptional sense of narrative structure.
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    Dwight BrownDwightBrownInk.com
    Affleck, the cast, crew and script put you in a time capsule and take you back to the ’80s.
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    tt stern-enziWXIX-TV (Cincinnati, OH)
    Ben Affleck's got a great feel for this real-life stories.
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    Matthew LickonaSan Diego Reader
    Nostalgia is the only reason I can think of to explain why old friends Ben Affleck and Matt Damon reteamed for a movie that so artlessly sets out to make us love shoe company Nike for buttering up a college hoops star better than Adidas or Converse.
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    Jeffrey LylesLyles' Movie Files
    Air has that work-hard and with a little luck something amazing will happen feel of so many classic feel-good films. It’s a crowd-pleaser that should connect with sports and business fans.
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    Laura HirosRincón de cine
    The cost and outcome of the negotiations, ideas and passion of the Jordans' encounter with the Nike sports firm changed the history of the sport and what brands mean to athletes and the world. [Full Review in Spanish]

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    Susan GrangerSSG Syndicate
    Scrappy, sneaker-driven underdog story about how the sports-apparel industry was revolutionized by Michael Jordan's shrewdly savvy mother.
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    Tatat BunnagBangkok Post
    Air is an entertaining film with a great insight into the history of sports and pop culture that anyone can enjoy, even if you aren't a sports fan.
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