Da 5 Bloods is a war drama directed, produced, and co-written by Spike Lee. The movie was originally written by Danny Bilson and Paul De Meo in 2013, the script was re-worked by Lee and Kevin Willmott following the pair’s successful collaboration in BlacKkKlansman (2018). The film’s plot follows a group of four 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 is Chadwick Boseman’s last movie before his untimely demise in 2020. When I first heard of this movie, I was hell-bent on seeing it because of Chadwick Boseman, which was emotional and suspenseful.

A squad of five Black US Army soldiers during the Vietnam war, who are in the first infantry division call themselves the “Bloods”.  Their mission was to secure the site of a…

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