Review: ‘Da 5 Bloods’ is Another Masterpiece from Spike Lee

This moment in America has certainly opened the door to more conversations about race and inequality. As many have rushed to social media to proclaim their support for communities they've never acknowledged, views and opinions have shifted. The aftermath of George Floyd's murder and public lynching deserved this attention, as did the dozens of others … Continue reading Review: ‘Da 5 Bloods’ is Another Masterpiece from Spike Lee

“Don’t Turn on the M-Fing Clock”: Spike Lee, Black Panther, Green Book, and Positives on the Night

This was a mixed bag of a night for the Oscars, and it will certainly spawn conversation for weeks on end. Rather than just rag on the things they did, of which there are several, I want to be mostly positive about this night. It does a disservice to great people who finally earned the … Continue reading “Don’t Turn on the M-Fing Clock”: Spike Lee, Black Panther, Green Book, and Positives on the Night

Review: ‘BlacKkKlansman’ is for the Ages, But Speaks to the Moment

There's no denying that Spike Lee is one of the iconic filmmakers of the past thirty years. He burst on the scene with "She's Gotta Have It" in 1986, establishing his reputation as a phenomenal screenplay immediately. "Do the Right Thing" is a cinematic triumph, and one of the best 25 to 30 American films ever … Continue reading Review: ‘BlacKkKlansman’ is for the Ages, But Speaks to the Moment