Spike Lee's latest film perpetuates rather than transcends stereotypes
I feel sorry for Spike Lee. He is, after all, a tremendously talented filmmaker. However, with his new film, "Miracle at St. Anna," his personal issues, political views and overbearing ego get in the way of making a good movie.
This film first gained national attention last year when Lee complained about Clint Eastwood's film, "Flags of Our Fathers," and how few African Americans were shown. To show Eastwood how to do a real war film, Lee pumped up his latest film.
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