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
An NBA Power Poll, Carolina’s Rock-Bottom, Eagles-Niners, and Million-Dollar Picks With Steven Ruiz and Sheil Kapadia
How bad have things gotten for the Panthers?
Looking ahead to a Game of the Year candidate
Plus, fantasy guru Jason Katz joins to break down who to start and who to sit for Week 13
Chris and Andy also discuss the decision to run ‘Only Murders in the Building’ on ABC