Over 25 years later and still relevant

Discussion in 'General' started by aquatic barefoot, Oct 30, 2015.

  1. She's Gotta Have It

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  2. School Daze

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  3. Do The Right Thing

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  4. Mo Better Blues

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  5. Jungle Fever

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  6. Malcolm X

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  7. Crooklyn

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  8. Clockers

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  9. He Got Game

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  10. Bamboozled

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  11. Spike Lee directed good movies before? I thought he was just the Knicks Mascot!

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  1. aquatic barefoot

    aquatic barefoot

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    -Gentrification

    -Racial Tension

    -Police Brutality

    -Dialogue on the plight of inner-city living

    and of course:

    I shouldn't be surprised though, as all of these issues transcend time.

    Three-way tie for me in regard to best Spike Lee Joint (Mo' Better Blue and Malcolm X).
     
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  2. sea manup

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    Excuse me OP, you forgot inside man
     
  3. doublemesh96

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    Malcolm x and he got game. The rest idgaf about.
     
  4. drjdoc26

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    In the grand scheme of things, I have to go with DTRT. It still addresses issues of today's society and Public Enemy on the sound track

    Skool Daze is my **** tho :smokin
    Jungle Fever always makes me look at interracial dating upside down, like it ain't for me
     
  5. master zik

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    You not gonna make me choose between He Got Game, Do The Right Thing, and Malcolm X.

    She Hate Me, Jungle Fever, School Daze are all really good though.

    Can't forget Inside Man either :nthat:
     
  6. aquatic barefoot

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    Nice catch, but intentional on my part.  IMO, Inside Man was a true Spike Lee Joint.  Too polished, budget was too big, A-Listers all over the place.  It didn't have the original grit and rawness that made me feel Spike's work.

    Still a good flick though.
     
  7. tr1ll

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    Crooklyn is big time slept on.
     
  8. doublemesh96

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    "***** don't you ever! Say anything aGAINST my mother"

    :nthat: :rollin
     
  9. ill steelo

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    BIG TIME
     
  10. jthagreat

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    could have swore this thread was made with the past few months
     
  11. sea manup

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    makes sense, fair enough 
     
  12. RustyShackleford

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    Makes a "Do the Right Thing" thread and don't post a Rosie Perez pic


    -But real talk, I feel what you saying OP
     
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  13. maximus meridius

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    Spike :nthat:


    From Skool Daze, DTRT, Jungle Fever. I wish we still had black movies like this. Malcolm X is probably my favorite movie period.
     
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  14. gentrification

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    Crooklyn [​IMG]
     
  15. sckid20

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    It still blows my mind spike aint direct white men cant jump.
    If that film had a 1992 rap soundtrack...
    woulda been dambnear indistinguishable from a spike lee joint lol
     
  16. servechilled81

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    I love Do the Right thing but I gotta got with School Daze, i remember going to the dollar movie with my aunt to see it

    just the whole HBCU culture, colorism and all that stuck with me
     
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  17. aquatic barefoot

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    School Daze holds a special place in my heart as well, being a HBCU alum.  But I just felt the story and characters in my top three were so timeless.
     
  18. dathbgboy

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    I can't choose
     
  19. gentrification

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    I love Clockers.
     
  20. ctidda

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    Much appreciation for DTRT and Clockers :nthat:
     
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