The Spook Who Sat By The Door

  • 1973
  • Movie
  • PG
  • Action

Magnifying the elements that made SWEET SWEETBACK'S BAADASSSSS SONG (1971) a cause celebre, THE SPOOK WHO SAT BY THE DOOR is as racially divisive as any film ever made. Unabashedly bigoted, stridently hateful, it wants to be incendiary and controversial, but only manages thuggish and dull. Forced by public pressure to solicit black agents, the CIA strives...read more