HollywoodChicago.com On-Air Reviews of ‘7500’ & ‘Da 5 Bloods

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CHICAGO – Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com appears on “The Morning Mess” with Scott Thompson on WBGR-FM (Monroe, Wisconsin) on June 18th, 2020, discussing new film releases “7500” (Amazon Prime) and “Da 5 Bloods” (Netflix).

7500 An unusual co-production from three countries … USA, Austria and Germany … explores the ongoing terrorism threat on international airlines. Joseph Gordon-Levitt is the main character, a co-pilot of an airline in which the captain has been killed and hijackers are trying to infiltrate the cockpit. Available on Amazon Prime. 3.5/5 stars.

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Da 5 Bloods Spike Lee takes on the Vietnam War, through four black veterans of that conflict returning to Saigon to try and find the body of their dead comrade (portrayed in flashback by Chadwick Boseman), and a cache of lost gold. Also featuring Delroy Lindo in a searing performance, as well as Jonathan Majors, Clarke Peters, Norm Lewis and Isiah Whitlock, Jr. Available on Netflix. 4/5 stars.

Da 5 Bloods
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Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com reviews both films, during the Scott Thompson Show on WBGR-FM, Monroe, Wisconsin, June 18th, 2020 …

“7500” features Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Omid Memar, Aylin Tezel and Carlo Kitzlinger. Written by Patrick Vollrath and Senad Halibasic. Directed by Patrick Vollrath. Rated “R.” “Da 5 Bloods” features Delroy Lindo, Jonathan Majors, Clarke Peters, Norm Lewis and Isiah Whitlock, Jr. Written by Spike Lee, Danny Bilson, Paul De Men and Kevin Willmott. Directed by Spike Lee. Rated “R.”

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