“Da 5 Bloods” Makes Spike Lee Simply a “Great American Director”
Spike Lee Strikes Gold with Kevin Willmott in the Vietnam Film, “Da 5 Bloods.”
In the eyes of Hollywood, Spike Lee has recently gone from being a great African-American movie director to simply a great American movie director.
If his new film “Da 5 Bloods” was made about five white Vietnam veterans reuniting in Vietnam to find a buried treasure of gold and to find the remains of their fallen leader, it would still be a great film (due to the intriguing Sierra Madre-like plotline of buried gold and honoring an old war buddy).
The plot is suspenseful and full of potential double-crosses, …