Although it has 37 nominations for the Razzie, which rewards the worst of cinema, Adam Sandler has proven to be a very good actor in acclaimed films like Rough diamonds. Something that ratifies the recommended Claw.
The latest performance of the comedian for Netflixafter sign in 2014 a millionaire agreement with the streaming service for six films, which would later be extended by four more at the end of 2020.
A list of which they are part Titles loved by the public, but not so much by the criticsWhat mystery on board Y Hubie’s Halloween, and now it is added prominently Claw either hustleas it is called in English.
A last name that in the sports field refers to when a player decides to go further in plays that probably do not favor him. An essential fact in a film that mix comedy, drama and basketball.
which has as its protagonist Stanley Sugerman (Sandler), a scout for the Philadelphia 76ers teamor the Sixers, who for their work travel from country to country in search of the next basketball star.
A job that seems to come to an end when the owner of the Sixers, Rex Merrick (Robert Duvall), appoints him assistant coach, fulfilling Sugerman’s wish. However, Merrick dies unexpectedly.
The talent found in Spain
This leaves his son Vince (Ben Foster) in charge of the team, who forces Sugerman back to scouting for jocks. and it is in a trip to Mallorca that discovers Bo Cruz (the Spanish player Juancho Hernangomez).
to which convinces to travel to Philadelphia and try to be part of the NBA, leaving behind his mother and little daughter. Place in which Stanley puts him under a hard preparation, which also serves as a coach for him.
What confronts them a path with several obstacleswhich includes a stumble in Cruz’s past, where they will have the full support of Sugerman’s wife and daughter, Teresa (Queen Latifah) and Alex (Jordan Hull).
A group of characters that several figures of the present and the past of the NBA are added, like Hernangomez himself – who plays for the Utah Jazz – and former players such as Kenny Smith and Julius “Dr. J.” Irving.
Some of the names of an extensive list linked to basketball -another protagonist of the film- that will delight lovers of this sport, without forgetting that of LeBron James as his executive producer.
But thanks to its entertaining story, marked by the rhythm of the game and the endearing relationship between Sugerman and his protégé, Claw becomes a very good Netflix premiere where Sandler demonstrates his talent.
We want to thank the writer of this article for this remarkable material
Claw: the entertaining Netflix movie with Adam Sandler and basketball as protagonists