“To Warner Bros., the teaming of Bugs Bunny and Michael Jordan smelled like money. To people like me, who grew up revering these entities in their original context, it smelled like advertising. Warner Bros. and Jordan’s team (that would be his lawyer and agent and manager, not The Bulls) saw the film as an extension of Jordan’s work in advertising, and oh boy, does the film feel that way. ”
Nathan Rabin has some strong words for Space Jam in this week’s Forgotbusters.