This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
Rick Powell’s review published on Letterboxd:
This review may contain spoilers.
Despite my deep affection and respect for the cast, particularly Clarke Peters as Otis and to a lesser extent, Jonathan Majors, whom Lee seems to have cast mostly for his physique), this is for me the most hollow and mechanical of any Spike-Lee joint that I've seen, substituting broad quasi-political gestures and speeches for incisiveness or insights and telegraphing all the big moments like an amateur.
I've moved this to my film blog: thecinesexual.com/film-review-spike-lees-da-5-bloods/