"by the trailer, I keenly awaited the arrival of _Da 5 Bloods_ on Netflix. This is a new Spike Lee movie that follows four African-American veterans from the Vietnam War as they return to Vietnam decades later. Their reason for going back is twofold - they are in search of the remains of their fallen squad leader but also to recover a pile of gold they buried while in-country.
I’ll start off with the things I enjoyed about this.
I thought it was great to see Delroy Lindo front and centre o"
"war films tend to go on for a while to be honest. I will say that I didn't enjoy the start and end as much I did the middle, but there's still enough in there. I would also agree that some of the real life imagery used is unnecessary.
The cast are excellent. Delroy Lindo is, for me, the star of the 156 minutes. He gives an outstanding performance as Paul, one I won't be forgetting any time soon. It's always a pleasure to see Chadwick Boseman (Norman), while Clarke Peters (Otis), Norm Lewis (E"