#62: Space Jam

It’s time to slam now, we’ve got a real f*ckin’ jam going down, welcome to Scene by Scene. We’re hopping back on the 90’s nostalgia train for a trip to see the invention of basketball in Space Jam. This is a true story.

From IMDB: “In a desperate attempt to win a basketball match and earn their freedom, the Looney Tunes seek the aid of retired basketball champion, Michael Jordan.”

Cast:
Michael Jordan as Himself
Wayne Knight as Stan Podolak
Larry Bird as Himself
Bill Murray as Himself
Charles Barkley as Himself
Patrick Ewing as Himself
Muggsy Bogues as Himself
Larry Johnson as Himself
Shawn Bradley as Himself

Director:
Joe Pytka

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#45: “High Flying Bird”

Filmed on an iPhone 8, “High Flying Bird” is Steven Soderbergh’s new movie about an NBA lockout and the one sports agent who’s gonna DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT. We also go down the rabbit hole on athlete activism, free speech, and sports contracts. There’s a lot to unpack here.

From IMDB: “A sports agent pitches a rookie basketball client on an intriguing and controversial business opportunity during a lockout”

Cast:

André Holland
 as Ray Burke
Melvin Gregg as Erick Scott
Zazie Beetz as Sam
Bill Duke as Spence
Zachary Quinto as David Starr
Sonja Sohn as Myra
Kyle MacLachlan as David Seton

Director:
Steven Soderbergh

Links to things we mentioned in this episode:
A comedian was ordered to pay $42,000 because he insulted a child with a disability

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