Movie: High Hopes
Sneaker: Nike Omega Flame

We have to give some credence to the arthouse side of things beyond the bubblegum nonsense, and strangely, one of the greatest sneakers ever appears in a Mike Leigh film. If you don't know about the bafflingly un-retroed Nike Omega Flame — a runner in some pretty gaudy colors, Japanese and European collectors know the deal. Main character Wayne gets quizzed by a bohemian couple about his distinctive (and wise) choice of footwear in a scene from 'High Hopes.'