Has more originality, nitty-gritty humor, spirit and spunk than all the summer blockbuster retreads combined. Underneath the jousting and jiving, there's a sharp, uncompromising look at the anatomy of a race riot in the movie. [30 June 1989, Daily Notebook, p.E3] show more
It comes closer to reflecting the current state of race relations in America than any other movie of our time. show more
This is a sumptuous work, from its unconventional title sequence of a woman dancing hard in the streets to its provocative ending with conflicting quotes from Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr .[30 June 1989, Friday, p.A] show more
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Do The Right Thing Was Roger Ebert\'s And Gene Siskel\'s Best Film Of 1989.