Pantheon Plus: Da 5 Bloods

Jerome and Brian continue their discussion of specific movies from Chadwick Boseman’s filmography.

This week, they examine one of the best (and criminally underrated from an award’s standpoint) films of 2020, Spike Lee’s Da 5 Bloods. They discuss why Delroy Lindo is great and how eerie aspects of the movie are in hindsight. 

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Jerome’s 100 Favorite Movies Ever: 25th Hour

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The Movie: 25th Hour (2002)

One Sentence Plot Summary: Monty Brogan celebrates his one last night of freedom before heading to jail and learns who his real friends are.

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Jerome’s 100 Favorite Movies Ever: Malcolm X

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The Movie: Malcolm X (1992)

One Sentence Plot Summary: In one of the greatest biopics ever produced, Spike Lee presents the entire adult life of Malcolm X in an opus that still has a disturbing amount of relevance today. 

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Jerome’s 100 Favorite Movies Ever: Do the Right Thing

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The Movie: Do the Right Thing (1989)

One Sentence Plot Summary: It’s a hot summer day in a Brooklyn neighborhood, and the rising temperatures serve as a metaphor for the rising racial tensions gripping the area.

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