The Kleptocrats would seem to work better as a mini-series. The 2018 documentary features huge cast of larger than life characters and intriguing global conspiracy but arguably fails to dive deep into its main issue, only scratching the surface of what would have been a wilder ride than it is. Everyone gets their fair share in the spotlight, but their stories spread too thin and result in a documentary feature that ultimately lacks focus and satisfying conclusion.
Saying a Spike Lee's film is political is like saying water is wet. The new Netflix Original Spike Lee Joint is a masterful combination of 80s anti-war film, reminiscent of the very obvious Coppola's Apocalypse Now, and his trademark snappy, energetic racially driven drama. Lee is unapologetic, blunt and bold, as his film confronts head-on the trauma of Vietmam War and the contemporary discussion of White American values. I honestly am not that familiar with Lee's filmography, but I wish…