Released directly to Netflix during a bracing period of American tumult, Spike Lee’s Da 5 Bloods continues his mission as a politically minded and always entertaining filmmaker. Sean and Amanda are joined by Justin Charity to closely examine Lee’s career as a celebrity director and to analyze his new movie, which tracks four Black Vietnam veterans as they return to the site of conflict in search of reckoning and buried treasure. Then, Sean and Amanda discuss the film’s awards chances during this strange moment in movie history.
Spike Lee’s ‘Da 5 Bloods’: The Most Important Movie of 2020
Sean and Amanda are joined by Justin Charity to examine Spike Lee’s career and analyze his new movie, ‘Da 5 Bloods’
Juliet is joined by author Nancy Jo Sales to discuss her 1998 New York Magazine profile of Leonardo DiCaprio
Jason also shares his thoughts after meeting Bulls rookie Dalen Terry
Plus, previewing the John Deere Classic
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