Spike Lee

The Next Reel • Season 11 • Series: Spike Lee • Member Bonus Episode • November 2021

Malcolm X

November 30, 2021

Our members voted on it so here it is – our conversation about Spike Lee’s 1992 film ‘Malcolm X’ for our November Member Bonus Episode! What do we think of this biopic? Tune in to find out!

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BlacKkKlansman

March 26, 2020

Ron Stallworth’s story seems ridiculous and unbelievable, but it’s true – as an African American undercover cop with the Colorado Springs Police Department, Ron infiltrated the local KKK group with one of his fellow detectives and managed to bring them down. It’s the sort of story that Spike Lee seems perfect for, so who better to direct it than Lee himself?

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Bamboozled

March 19, 2020

Does this feel like Spike Lee at his most Lee-ish? How effective is the satire in this film? Does Damon Wayans take his performance too far? Tune in to this week’s show for these answers and more.

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Do the Right Thing

March 12, 2020

Is it clear that Spike Lee has something to say with this film? How does the camerawork and production design work to enhance this world? Is this film still relevant in today’s society?

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