Seeing and Believing 252 | Spike Lee’s Da 5 Bloods and Judd Apatow’s The King of Staten Island
Spike Lee’s latest film for Netflix has been causing a sensation, and this week Wade and Kevin check it out. Da 5 Bloods, a sprawling look at the legacy of the Vietnam War for black Americans, is Lee’s follow-up to his Oscar-winning BlacKkKlansman. The guys do a deep dive on Da 5 Bloods‘ themes and startling spiritual vision. On the more low-key side of things, Judd Apatow’s The King of Staten Island just hit on-demand streaming. Does it make SNL’s Pete Davidson a movie star? Listen to find out!
Music interlude by cShri, “from my heart.” Used under Creative Commons license 3.0.
Ride of the Valkyries by Wagner from YouTube Audio Library