Maligned and mostly understood when it was first released in an era of neo-liberalism & political correctness. Time has finally caught up to Lee's vision, as heartbreaking and horrifying as statement sounds
The story kept me interested enough and I thought what Lee tried to say was interesting and thought provoking but it was filled with so much anger that I had trouble enjoying it (and the ending was kind of horrible). Also the acting was really bad and so were the visuals. Overall I'd say interesting writing but poor filmmaking.
A necessarily ugly film about far, far uglier truths. It's sometimes messy, hectoring and on-the-nose, but it's rare to see a film so righteously angry and with good cause. Bruising. I felt like the white schmucks in the audience for the hideous "Man Tan" anxiously stealing looks at their black friend in their self-serving need for approval and reassurance that they are laughing at the right things. A fair cop.