Skip Bayless and Shannon Sharpe spend most of their time on their popular show Undisputed discussing Space Jam 2.
Space Jam 2 hit the theatres on 16th July 2021, starring LeBron James. The movie is a sequel to the Michael Jordan starrer that was released in 1996.
Ever since the Warner Bros sequel was announced, the media and fans around the globe have been debating if LeBron can pull off a better job than Jordan. The comparisons have shifted from the basketball court to the silver screen.
The latest installment also stars Klay Thompson, Damian Lillard, Anthony Davis, and Diana Taurasi in pivotal roles.
Though the movie hasn’t received great reviews, it had a great opening weekend collecting $31M beating Black Widow. The movie received 32% rotten tomatoes.
However, it hasn’t stopped the fans of the movie and LeBron James from showering some love on the 2nd installment of the cult franchise.
In the latest episode of Undisputed, Skip and Shannon dedicated a large portion of their show discussing Space Jam: A new legacy right from the story, screenplay to even giving advice on parenthood.
Analysts Skip Bayless and Shannon Sharpe turn movie critics in the lasted episode of Undisputed
The show opens with Shannon Sharpe giving the movie a B+, he further adds that the movie achieved what it had set out to do.
Sharpe, who is known to be a loyal King James fan, described the movie as a fun watch and family-oriented. The former NFL player while talking about the storyline that consisted of a father-son relationship.
Did not hold back and shared how his son didn’t want to pursue playing football and was more interested in academics.
Skip Bayless, who has been a critic of the Lakers superstar since his high-school days gave the movie a C grade. Bayless wasn’t quick to hold back, calling the movie too long when compared to its prequel, which was 1 hour and 28 minutes in length.
Bayless has never shied away from stating that LeBron will never be able to catch Michael Jordan and maintained that while comparing their on-screen performances as well.
The Lebron critic felt that MJ’s character was much more loved than that of LBJ. Below is the entire compilation of the analysts, who turned into movie critics for the below segments.
What’s surprising is that neither of the critics could keep their personal bias aside while reviewing the movie and touched upon aspects, especially Bayless that seemed clearly out of line.
The latest episode of the show seemed like a movie review event rather than a basketball analytical show, which was surprising since Game Five of the NBA Finals had taken place on the prior weekend as well.