Some filmmakers interpret the past. Some capture the present. Spike Lee does both, and he sees the future. There has never been a more urgent moment for the director’s work: In this episode, we spotlight a 2019 conversation with Wesley Morris about Do the Right Thing (9:53), interview Lee’s longtime composer Terence Blanchard (35:32), and revisit a conversation with Lee’s editor Barry Alexander Brown (65:01). Plus: Sean shares his top five (OK, top six) favorite Spike Lee movies.
The Importance of Spike Lee
Sean highlights Spike Lee at an urgent moment for the director’s work
In the eight years since ‘How I Met Your Mother’ concluded, television has expanded the scope and ambition of romantic stories. The result is a spinoff that feels frozen in time.
Van and Rachel also remember the life and legacy of André Leon Talley before diving into Fresh and Fit going head-to-head with Brittany Renner
Plus, Juliet and David discuss Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson’s food order on a recent date
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