Manhattan + Do the Right Thing

Manhattan + Do the Right Thing
Podcast: Double Feature
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An adventure through New York through two different perspectives - this time, the adventure continues with the poster-child of the Woody All...

Posted October 2, 2014
Hosted by Eric Thirteen & Michael Koester
Tags:All PodcastsWoody Allen + Spike LeeYear 7

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An adventure through New York through two different perspectives – this time, the adventure continues with the poster-child of the Woody Allen meets Spike Lee journey. Attempting to separate the art from the artists. A love letter to Manhattan. Double Feature has a very frank discussion about the public perception of two controversial film makers, and how their personal lives may be viewed in connection with the previous films. Is Spike Lee a racist, or is it just his Twitter feed? The difference between a racially charged Do the Right Thing and a potentially racist film maker. Beats released a Do the Right Thing documentary and no one noticed.

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Manhattan

Manhattan


Released: April 25, 1979
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Director: Woody Allen
Writer: Woody Allen, Marshall Brickman
Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Michael Murphy

The life of a divorced television writer dating a teenage girl is further complicated when he falls in love with his best friend's mistress.

Do the Right Thing

Do the Right Thing


Released: July 21, 1989
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Director: Spike Lee
Writer: Spike Lee
Starring: Danny Aiello, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee

On the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, everyone's hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes into violence.

 
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