Malcolm D. Lee’s 25-years later sequel, “Space Jam: A New Legacy,” combines the worst aspects of “Ready Player One,” “Ralph Wrecks the Internet” and “Hook” and comes across more like one of those recent, unwanted “Jumanji” sequels than anything else.
LeBron James plays himself and winds up getting sucked into the Warner Brothers “Server-verse,” which is overseen by Don Cheadle’s Al G. Rhythm, who finds James worthy of being exploited within the studio vault of franchises.
“Algo rhythmically speaking, he’s more than an athlete,” says Rhythm, as Cheadle recites reams of embarrassing dialog.
After whole scenes go by promoting the WB vault, we finally get to what we came for: LeBron and the Looney Tunes, only the former is not in his element and the latter sport new voice actors and have been much funnier elsewhere.
I’m not going to make a…