the only problem with using every great idea you've ever had for a bond movie the first time you get a chance is if you agree to come back and make a second one, and end up going ahead with stuff like "what if bond and blofeld were brothers for absolutely no reason?"
At one point in this movie Sadia (long-term Backstreet Boys fan) discusses how she finds it necessary to hide her love for the Boys from her friends and co-workers because of how she thinks they will view her, then notes "if it was a rock band that I loved like this, this wouldn't be a problem at all". That is the beating heart of this film - it takes four women who love boybands, treats their love and interest as…
Spike firing on all cylinders. Delroy Lindo, as everyone has said, is incredible and the heart of the film, but everybody shines here - Lee is so damn good with big ensembles, and makes you understand and empathise with every character (with one notable exception), even when they do terrible things. And, while a Spike Lee movie having great music is about as surprising as water being wet, I wasn't prepared for how much he would centre the film around the What's Going On album, which is such a perfect way to soundtrack this story.