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
Joe B and Art DiCesare return to make their picks for NFL Week 14
We’re talking potential after-show love triangles, final thoughts on all the cast members, and more!
Chris and Andy also look ahead to ‘Industry’ and the remake of ‘Mr. and Mrs. Smith’
Ted Hope, a producer and the former cohead of movies at Amazon, joins the show to discuss the current state streaming and his perspective on the topic. Plus, a box office prediction for Hayao Miyazaki’s newest film, ‘The Boy and the Heron.’
Mike, Jesse, and Mark discuss the Juan Soto trade and where Shohei Ohtani might end up
What’s Going On With Ian Garry? Plus, Mike Perry’s BKFC Superstardom, and UFC’s Class Action Lawsuit Takes a Twist.
And later the guy’s bring up some Discord questions, one of which leads to a trip down Spotify Live memory lane