Classic Cinema Thread (For Cinephiles)

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Classic Cinema Thread (For Cinephiles)

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I just worked out to the 2020 remake of the Jean-Claude Van Damme film Sudden Death, which is called Welcome to Sudden Death and stars DTV action hero Michael Jai White saving the day at a basketball game. It looks like an episode of Odd Squad and features "Black America's Favorite White Comedian" as the janitor / comic relief. It takes a special kind of idiot to know what you're getting into and still click play, and I am that idiot.

Unexpected JERTS tie-in when I read the Wikipedia page.
The film used Winnipeg's Bell MTS Place as stand-in for Phoenix's fictional Odyssey Center. Some backgrounds hint at the film's actual shooting location, such as a food stand named the Aviators' Grill—after the Winnipeg Jets—and selling poutine, a traditional Canadian dish that is seldom offered in basketball arenas of the Southwestern United States.
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