Klores: But the white high tops because there were only white and black in those days. So it became 12 hours, six parts, but I underestimated what it's going to take. I want to do my thing. MacMullan: So I was wondering, because the interview with Russell was fantastic. MacMullan: Jack Ramsay is one of my favorite people. And that was at dodgeball.
The film, the directorial debut of the writer Gina Prince-Bythewood, often has an enchanting, lived-in homeyness as it follows the lives of Monica and Quincy. Camille also shows open resentment towards Monica for not appreciating the sacrifices she made for her family. But then it was the basketball, and little things meant everything. I don't use a computer. MacMullan: So I just want to ask you one question because you've asked this of everybody in the film. For instance, Bill Russell -- did you know him? I don't want to be influenced. So I was Bob Pettit.
I mean, obviously there's many pluses to it, but it isn't for everyone. Klores has created a vibrant mosaic of the game, featuring 165 exclusive interviews. Unfortunately, both she and her team came up short leading them to a victory. By this time, Monica has decided to give up basketball and work at a bank with her dad instead. Both were antagonists and allies to Spider-Man.
Absolutely, positively, I'm thinking when you get to be so great as a player, is it something that you're born with mentally that makes you different? Klores: I mean that their understanding of the intricacies of the game combined with their dedication and work ethic is the reason that they are who they are. I give them whatever time they need and I never scream out directions from the camera. Klores: And no one graduated high school in my family. Co-produced by Spike Lee, the film trots out his influence in a number of positive and negative ways. I have seen on the Durant playing against the double-team.
Now you need a shrink. Which kind of added to my anxiety about the whole thing and definitely looking up to her as the lead and trying to learn from her. He was so erudite, I had no idea I was rejected. And then I started the research. If you're into the romance enough you'll probably be forgiving as the pair face some standard-issue family conflicts and the old dating double standard: Quincy always seems to have a girl on his arm when Monica isn't around and Monica stays true throughout the movie. Them kissing and holding the basketball felt so corny to me, but they tested it and that was the one people loved. Teens may also want to talk about the different views Monica and Quincy had of their relationship at different ages, and how the key element linking them through all of them was not basketball but friendship.
There's like an edge to them. To make matters worse, she falls on the bad side of the head coach, Ellie Davis. The film tells the story of Quincy McCall Epps and Monica Wright Lathan , two next-door neighbors in , who are pursuing their careers before eventually falling for each other. Meanwhile, Quincy struggles to deal with the media attention surrounding his father, who is trying to convince Quincy to finish college first before going pro, and a paternity suit against him from a former lover. They're all in the film, and I wonder what struck you the most about the women's game. Russell had the 24-hour intensity to want to kill you, to beat you.
There are other obvious bits, too, like Monica's clumsiness in heels and with other aspects of conventional femininity. There is the relationship not only between Quincy and Monica, but the relationships they had with their father and mother respectively. And if I'm not mistaken, didn't he pass away quite soon after? So of that collection, what stands out to you? Archived from on January 16, 2013. Dennis Haysbert, actor Zeke McCall : I think it was not only an interesting role to play, but also a role that needed to be played with regards to fathers and sons and husband and wives. There was something I saw in them from ear to ear that was just different, just different than almost anyone else.
I come from a background that we didn't know we were poor, but we were poor. When I moved when I was about 12, a couple of blocks in Brighton in Coney Island, that was a basketball neighborhood, so I had a late start. It really was the cheerleader versus the athlete. Then I cut to Naismith. And on the stage, they had Wayne Gretzky, Bill Russell, Martina Navratilova, Carl Lewis and Jim Brown.
And I remember actually arguing against having that in the trailer because I thought it would keep, especially young males, away from the movie. I'm so old that during the warm-ups of the games now, I appreciate the stretches. Crazy drunk underaged midgets need not apply. We want to do 10 hours of basketball. I had a list the whole way, every city, every location, because you've got to think of that. MacMullan: And why is that? Production for the album came from several recording artists, including , , , and. Klores: And I grew up when six women were on a team, and three on one side, you know? Quincy and Monica meet up, this time as friends, and reminisce over their shared past.