“This was the closest that I’ve ever felt to being depressed and going home a little sad” – Topher Grace on Playing David Duke
The film is anything but subtle. There’s no sugar-coating here and perhaps that’s a good thing.
It’s been over 25 years since director Spike Lee debuted with She’s Gotta Have It and more than 20 since his 1989 film Do The Right Thing was released to critical acclaim. He’s had his highs and lows since then, with his lows particularly low. Perhaps that’s why Lee decided to revisit the world of his best film in Red Hook Summer.