Welcome To The Party Pal (Osiris Media), the mind-bending film and television podcast you didn’t know you needed, breaks down the most recent Spike Lee Joint, Da 5 Bloods…
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In this episode of Welcome To The Party Pal, host Michael Shields, with the help of film historian and writer Christina Niedan, explores the latest release from prolific filmmaker Spike Lee entitled Da 5 Bloods. The film’s plot follows a group of aging Vietnam War veterans who return to the country in search of the remains of their fallen squad leader, as well as the treasure they buried while serving there. Da 5 Bloods features an extraordinary ensemble cast, anchored by a stunning performance by Delroy Lindo, and delves into weighty and relevant themes ultimately expounding upon an all too overlooked subject in American cinema — the experience of black veterans in the Vietnam War.