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
Nora and Mallory discuss whether fans should worry about some Week 1 losses
Mike and Jesse preview this weekend’s NFL games before discussing the card values of four NBA players who were injured last season
After a massive win over the Titans on Sunday, the Cardinals offense looks like a force to be reckoned with. But was that performance a Week 1 aberration, or a sign of things to come?