Red Hook Summer
First screened in August 2012
Director: Spike Lee. Cast: Jules Brown, Clarke Peters, Toni Lysaith, Heather Simms, Thomas Jefferson Byrd, Kimberly Hebert Gregory, Stephen Henderson, Jonathan Batiste, Nate Parker, Colman Domingo, De'Adre Aziza, Quincy Tyler Bernstine, Spike Lee, Limary Agosto, Fred Tolliver Jr., Turron Kofi Alleyne, Sincere Peters, James Ransone, Al Palagonia, Isiah Whitlock Jr., Daniel Breaker. Screenplay: Spike Lee and James McBride.
Twitter Capsule: Spike's setups, sprawl, and young leads often falter. But hope, anger collide in rich, deepening ways. Peters wows.

Photo © 2012 Variance Films/40 Acres & A Mule Filmworks
Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B–

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