Chris Webber

Chris Webber

Chris Webber Quick Links

News Pictures Film Quotes RSS

Chris Webber Sunday 20th February 2011 T-Mobile Magenta Carpet At The 2011 NBA All-Star Game held at L.A. Live! Los Angeles, California

Chris Webber
Chris Webber
Chris Webber

Chris Webber - Saturday 26th July 2008 at Planet Hollywood Las Vegas, Nevada

Chris Webber

Chris Webber and Ericka Dates - Chris Webber and Ericka Dates, Saturday 26th July 2008 at Planet Hollywood Las Vegas, Nevada

Chris Webber and Ericka Dates
Chris Webber
Chris Webber and His Father Mayce Webber

Alexis Fields and Chris Webber - Friday 25th July 2008 at Planet Hollywood Las Vegas, Nevada

Alexis Fields and Chris Webber
Alexis Fields and Chris Webber
Alexis Fields and Chris Webber

Chris Webber - Chris Webber, Omarosa Manigault Stallworth Saturday 21st July 2007 at Caesars Palace Las Vegas, Nevada

Chris Webber
Chris Webber
Chris Webber

Like Mike Review


Good

By all rights, "Like Mike" should be a lousy movie. Designed as a slap-dash kiddie flick, built around a dumb plot device (magic sneakers turn a young orphan into an NBA all-star) and starring a flash-in-the-pan novelty hip-hopper (Lil' Bow Wow), its overall concept is thick with seemingly predictable, third-hand story elements. Will the kid find adoptive parents? Will his team win the big game? Well, duh.

But director John Schultz ("Drive Me Crazy") doesn't use the shoes as a storytelling crutch (they account for about four minutes of the whole movie), he gets charismatic performances from his cast of talented players, and he beats down almost every encroaching cliché, creating in their stead a smart kids' picture of delightful surprises.

Sure, as the film begins street-smart but endearingly sweet 14-year-old Calvin Cambridge (Bow Wow) is living in a laughably diverse group home (his two best friends are a white boy played by "Jerry Maguire's" Jonathan Lipnicki and an Asian girl played by Brenda Song), where he's picked on by a teenage bully and dreams of being adopted. "Parents only want the puppies," he moans.

Continue reading: Like Mike Review

Chris Webber

Chris Webber Quick Links

News Pictures Film Quotes RSS
Advertisement

Advertisement
Marvel's Kevin Feige Confirms 'Avengers 4' Will End The Current Phase

Marvel's Kevin Feige Confirms 'Avengers 4' Will End The Current Phase

Feige thinks a "new thing" could be on the horizon.

'13 Reasons Why' Continues To Disappoint Suicide Awareness Groups

'13 Reasons Why' Continues To Disappoint Suicide Awareness Groups

The Netflix original series is in hot waters with mental health experts.

Advertisement

Chris Webber Movies

Like Mike Movie Review

Like Mike Movie Review

By all rights, "Like Mike" should be a lousy movie. Designed as a slap-dash kiddie...

Artists
Actors
    Filmmakers
      Artists
      Bands
        Musicians
          Artists
          Celebrities
             
              Artists
              Interviews
                musicians & bands in the news
                  actors & filmmakers in the news
                    celebrities in the news

                      Go Back in Time using our News archive to see what happened on a particular day in the past.