Space Jam: A New Legacy

critic Reviews

, 26% Rotten Tomatometer Score
  • Despite LeBron James' best efforts to make a winning team out of the Tune Squad, Space Jam: A New Legacy trades the zany, meta humor of its predecessor for a shameless, tired exercise in IP-driven branding.
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    Damian LevyDamianMichaelMovies.com
    It's hard to call something a disappointment if there wasn't much hope for it to begin with.
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    Mark KermodeKermode & Mayo's Film Review
    I found myself struggling to stay awake, having finally gotten in to see the wretched thing...
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    Alissa WilkinsonVox
    Space Jam: A New Legacy is an oddly oblivious movie, the kind of studio film that seems halfway aware that it's sort of critiquing a problem its existence also exemplifies.
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    Tara BradyIrish Times
    LeBron has charm to burn ... It's a shame this messy film can't keep pace with his likability or mad skills.
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    Alex ShephardThe New Republic
    It is a film that has no reason to exist except as a vehicle for reminding people that various pieces of content, all of them merchandisable, are available for instant streaming now.
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    Trace SauveurAustin Chronicle
    Thank god for Cheadle, an actor with actual screen presence who's having fun in a role for a film that doesn't deserve his magnetism. But one performance can't save a project that's dug itself that deep a hole.
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    Cory WoodroofNashville Scene
    Space Jam: A New Legacy finds a way to cater to both the '90s babies who just want one more taste of that junky nostalgic nectar and the fresh young'uns who want a more souped-up version of that film starring an athlete they recognize.
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    Zehra PhelanFlavourmag
    Whilst these are all admirable parts of the storyline, this one takes its Warner Bros. Catalogue branding to whole new levels of insanity and causes a major distraction.
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    Amanda the JediAmanda the Jedi (Youtube)
    The heart at the core of Space Jam 2 wasn't enough to make it fun.
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    Vincent SchillingIndian Country Today
    LeBron James actually pulled off a feel good movie, but for all of the good this movie shows, the commercialization grossly overshadows its message.
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