“In our opinion, Do The Right Thing is quite rightly Lee’s most popular work, but it represents more than that to a lot of people,” We Are Parable co-founder Anthony Andrews said.“It’s a film that somehow completely is of its time, but had a crystal ball on police brutality, gentrification, global warming and racial tension in communities.Spike Lee is clearly fed up that Colin Kaepernick is unemployed -- and now he's going to bat for the QB.The legendary director of movies like "Do the Right Thing," "Jungle Fever" and "Malcolm X" is promoting an event called, "United We Stand.American losses in Afghanistan from 2001 to today amounts to 2349, in Iraq from 2003 to 2011 amounts to 4424, and Chicago from 2001 to 2015 with 7356 murders. Jackson) refers to ancient Greek playwright Aristophanes' play Lysistrata. I get the allure of pairing the classic Greek play with the present day reality.If nothing else, he's agitating for a solution to this intractable problem. As for the movie itself, I have a few problems with the cast. I accept his Chicago connection and his need to help with this issue. I don't know what Spike Lee is trying to say about the military and what connection they have with the murder rate.
Lee's plot is both involving and heartfelt, showing the essence of reality. His characters shine, however, in a truly believeable tale of consequence.
Edward Norton, in another masterful performance, shows an almost frightening level of genuine human emotion as the protagonist Montgomery Brogan.
The supporting cast consisting of Philip Seymour Hoffman, Barry Pepper, and veteran Brian Cox provide a solid foundation that allows Lee's story to flow freely.
Rally for Colin Kaepernick." It's all going down on Wednesday, August 23 in front of NFL Headquarters in NY.
Multiple organizations are on board -- including the Justice League NYC and the Empowerment Movement.