I saw Spike Lee's Bamboozled for the first time when I too young to really comprehend it, but 13 was the perfect age to be left a little fucked up by its volatility and cinematic bluntness. It was a film that I desperately wanted to discuss with other people, but I didn't have the tools to properly recommend it; certainly not to anyone my age. I rewatched it with a couple of unimpressed family members, told camp counselors about it,…
Spielberg: This frame is all wrong.
Janusz Kaminski: Don't worry Steven. We'll fix it in post.
Spielberg: This *is* The Post, Janusz. That's the name of the film. So fix it.
Kaminski: No, I mean we can fix it in post production --
Spielberg: Post production? That's right now. This is the production of The Post. We've been here for weeks now.
Kaminski: I mean the editor can fix it.
Spielberg: Tom Hanks? Tom Hanks is portraying Ben Bradlee, editor-in-chief of the Post.
Spielberg: Hanks is here to act, Janusz. He's not an editor.
Kaminski: Who's on first
Spielberg: Fuck off