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Episode 12: Spike, Boots, and Crazy Rich Asians

Director Spike Lee speaks after receiving the Grand Prix award (for BlacKkKlansman), May 19, 2018. (Stephane Mahe/Reuters)

Catching up on some of the buzziest movies of the summer, Ross and Kyle unpack the feud between Boots Riley, the communist who made the satirical comedy Sorry to Bother You, and Spike Lee, whose reality-based comedy BlacKkKlansman has a surprisingly pro-police theme. Then it’s on to marveling at the shamelessly pro-wealth theme of Crazy Rich Asians, the summer’s sleeper hit.

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