Uncle Drew - Best Sports Comedy of the Year!

When basketball is life, it remains even as time passes by. As a tradition of sports movies, Uncle Drew brings a new age movie about legends that would never retire. Starring real NBA players like Kyrie Irving, Shaquille O'Neal, Chris Webber, Reggie Miller, Nate Robinson and Lisa Leslie, the film was brought to the screen with Pepsi Productions.

Uncle Drew, a known legend of Streetball in New York gets into the ambition of Team Manager Dax to win the Rucker Classic Cup with the large championship prize. They brings together old, yet incredible team which haven't played on court in decades but still got their talent embedded into their system.

The journey of bringing together the team was the real challenge in the film as most of them completely retired from the game and have their own individual lives away from the sport. Uncle Drew tries his best to convince them to join the team, and they obliged. Though the general plot is predictable, there are some moments that it works with the comedy which is what the movie aims to be.

Uncle Drew stars Kyrie Irving, Lil Rel Howery, Shaquille O'Neal, Chris Webber,  Reggie Miller, Nate Robinson, Lisa Leslie, Erica Ash, J. B. Smoove, Mike Epps, Tiffany Haddish, and Nick Kroll.  Directed by Charles Stone III, now showing in cinemas.

Deliberation time kids! 

Show summary: Kids Playing Old Men Doing Basketball

Quotable quote: "What if I miss? - Dax  "What if you wont?" -Harlem Baskets


Technical Effects: 3 out of 5 stars (Prosthetic is probably the biggest challenge here which works sometimes but still can be comparable to an actual old person.)

Plot: 2 out of 5 stars (Predictable story but does it charm with the dialogues.)

Acting and Actors: 4 out of 5 stars (Tiffany Haddish stoles the show even if she is a minor character) 

Pros:  Basketball action, Tiffany Haddish, Nick Kroll, dialogues
Cons: formulaic plot, some bad acting, poor love chemistry

Music and Soundtracks:  4 out for 5 stars (Music by Christopher Lennertz, includes cool hip-hop beats but lacks a powerful soundtrack)

Overall: Rating 3.8 out of 5 stars (When basketball is life, sometimes wisdom comes unexpectedly but comes strong like a slam dunk)





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