Film

‘Da 5 Bloods’: Vietnamese Lives, American Imperialist Views

Viet Thanh Nguyen, NYT review: A lesser Spike Lee film whose characterizations of Vietnamese people are inextricable from its political failures.

Live review of Spike Lee’s Da Five Bloods

Live review of Spike Lee’s Da Five Bloods

Viet Thanh Nguyen, “I watched Da 5 Bloods so you wouldn’t have to. I can’t recommend it. Here we go with my live tweeting of Spike Lee’s #Da5Bloods.”

Five stars for Spike Lee’s Da 5 Bloods

Five stars for Spike Lee’s Da 5 Bloods

Spike Lee’s Vietnam War film Da 5 Bloods is “a condemnation of the past, a call for change, and a rich work of art worth watching over and over again.”

The Cauldron: Columbia ’68

The Cauldron: Columbia ’68

In April 1968, students at Columbia University occupied five campus buildings and for one week brought that prestigious institution to its knees. Fighting both the Vietnam War and university racism, the Columbia Revolt riveted the nation and changed everything. Could it happen today?

America’s amnesia

America’s amnesia

This article originally appeared at TheMekongReview.com. By Thomas A. Bass. Everything wrong with the new ten-part PBS...