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New Video: ‘BlacKkKlansman’ is Spike Lee’s electrifying and wildly entertaining look at American racism

New Video: ‘BlacKkKlansman’ is Spike Lee’s electrifying and wildly entertaining look at American racism

New on Blu-ray

“BlacKkKlansman” (Universal DVD, $22.99; Blu-ray, $28.62; also available on VOD)

Director Spike Lee had his biggest box-office hit in years with the undercover cop dramedy, which was based on an autobiography of the same name, adapted into a screenplay by Charlie Wachtel and David Rabinowitz (revised by Lee and Kevin Wilmott). John David Washington stars as Ron Stallworth, who in the 1970s set out to squelch local KKK activity by sending a white colleague (played by Adam Driver) to attend Klan meetings, while he coordinated the whole operation by phone. Depressingly timely — yet also funny and often thrilling — the film is one of 2018’s most...

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