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
Justin, Rob, and Wos preview Pelicans-Lakers and Pacers-Bucks
Bill Simmons is joined by Wosny Lambre and Chris Ryan to rewatch the 1989 neo-noir thriller ‘Sea of Love,’ starring Al Pacino, Ellen Barkin, and John Goodman
Sheil and Shawn Syed look at the film from the 49ers game and discuss what went wrong for the Eagles. What will be the keys to victory against the Cowboys? How can the Eagles stop this Cowboys offense, which has been on fire?
The guys also react to Kaz fantasy booking Randy Orton vs. Kazuchika Okada at WrestleMania on ‘The Masked Man Show’
With Thursday’s semifinal matchups set, we preview Bucks-Pacers and Lakers-Pelicans and give you one critical thing to watch for each team
Plus, Brian and Jamie give out their game picks for Pats-Steelers