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CastRichard Edson, Giancarlo Esposito, Samuel L. Jackson, Paul Benjamin, Roger Guenveur Smith, Danny Aiello, Miguel Sandoval, Frankie R. Faison, Martin Lawrence, Bill Nunn, John Turturro, Luis Ramos, Steve White, Ruby Dee, Frank Vincent, John Savage, Rosie Perez, Spike Lee, Joie Lee, Nicholas Turturro, Ossie Davis, Robin Harris, Steve Pink, Rick Aiello
DirectorSpike Lee
Genre:  Comedy, Crime, Drama
Release Date:  June 30, 1989
MPAA Rating:  R
Screen WriterSpike Lee
Runtime:  120 minutes
Studio:  40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks, Universal Studios, Criterion Collection
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review by . March 21, 2012
posted in Movie Hype
**** out of ****    It's the hottest day of the summer in an all-black neighborhood somewhere in Brooklyn. Residents search for beer in a blazing wasteland of heat, while others simply unscrew the fire hydrant and let the cold goodness flow out into the streets like uncontrollable rapids. In the middle of it all, the neighborhood shops have opened come morning; and both their employees and their respective owners have returned yet again for another hard day on the job, this one …
Quick Tip by . July 06, 2010
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review by . March 18, 2009
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"Racism is when you have laws set up, systematically put in the way to keep people from advancing, to stop the advancement of a people. Black people have never had the power to enforce racism, and so this is something that white America is going to have to work out themselves. If they decide they want to stop it, curtail it, or to do the right thing… then it will be done, but not until then." -Spike Lee, in an interview taken from Roger Ebert's Home Movie Companion of 1990   …
review by . October 13, 2009
posted in Movie Hype
Pros: Well, it entertains     Cons: I can't help feeling Spike Lee got a free pass despite rabid stereotyping.     The Bottom Line: Yes, I am an anti-PC libertarian, to answer your question.     So I recently saw Spike Lee's most revered movie, Do the Right Thing, for the first time. I have formed an opinion on it.    The opinion I have formed is not a politically correct one. Are you still interested in it?    Are …
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