BlacKkKlansman

BlacKkKlansman ★★★★

For a movie based on actual events and set in a different decade, BlacKkKlansman sure is a completely relevant movie today. It is frightening just how relevant.

Spike Lee brings us the story of an African-American cop (John David Washington) and a Jewish cop (Adam Driver) who infiltrate the local chapter of the Ku Klux Klan. This sounds like a completely absurd idea (which leads to some laughs) but this was done successfully and for a good reason.

Lee takes a very serious subject matter and inserts some comedic moments to really draw in the viewers. This is such a well directed movie with some amazing camera shots, great music throughout, and the acting....wow, each character really gave it their all.

The ending of the movie almost crushed me. Watching this exactly one year to the day of the 2017 "Unite the Right" march in Charlottesville, Virginia probably made it hit a little bit harder. But I think it would have hit hard anyway. Humanity, man. Will we ever get our act together and embrace each other?

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