A review of “Dead Presidents”, a 1995 Hughes Brothers film about a young man who serves in the Vietnam War with hopes of charting his path in the world but is instead scarred by the atrocities of war. Drawing on the blaxploitation genre, the movie follows Anthony as he returns home to the Bronx in the early 1970s and struggles to cope with what is likely undiagnosed PTSD. As Anthony faces difficulties finding stable employment and supporting his young family, he is drawn into a heist that could provide him and his friends with life-changing money.
Tag: <span>vietnam war</span>
A review of A Spike Lee Joint: “Da 5 Bloods”, the story of the surviving members of a Vietnam War platoon who return in search of the gold, leader, and pieces of themselves that they were forced to leave behind.