From award-winning director Ben Affleck, Air reveals the unbelievable game-changing partnership between a then-rookie Michael Jordan and Nike’s fledgling basketball division which revolutionized the world of sports and contemporary culture with the Air Jordan brand. This moving story follows the career-defining gamble of an unconventional team with everything on the line, the uncompromising vision of a mother who knows the worth of her son’s immense talent, and the basketball phenom who would become the greatest of all time.
Air mainly takes place in drab offices, yet the cast’s expert performances transform those spaces much in the same way that Michael Jordan transformed courts and sneaker racks — by turning them into sites of magic.The Atlantic
Director Ben Affleck slam dunks a film about a basketball sneaker (the Air Jordan) and it’s the first all-star Oscar contender of 2023, an outrageously entertaining classic with Affleck, Matt Damon, Viola Davis and a cast of MVPs at the top of their game.ABC News
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