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Spike Lee’s “Chi-Raq” Looks Like a Return to Auteur Form

Spike Lee’s Chi-Raq trailer has been breaking the internet, which proves just how much people have been waiting on a star-studded Spike Lee joint to come out. This might sound like I’m damning the other films simply because they’re smaller. I’m not doing that, since there’s always something thought-provoking about most Spike Lee films. But you have to admit that it’s been a while since Spike Lee has made a feature film that was this chock full of stars–Teyonah Parris, Samuel L. Jackson, Angela Bassett, Nick Cannon, La La Anthony, Jennifer Hudson, Dave Chappelle, and plenty more recognizable faces. Just take a look at the trailer right here: