With the release of The Gray Man on Netflix, your Cine-Men hosts, Darryl and Douglas, decided to go through the deep Netflix catalogue to identify three of their favorite Netflix Originals. Despite common conception, this task proved harder than anticipated. In… Read More ›
Da 5 Bloods
The Cine-Men, Episode 45 – Top 10 Movies of 2020, Part 2.
As 2021 begins, so ends The Cine-Men. For Now. That’s right, we’re taking a bit of a break until April, but we promise to be back with more in-depth discussions about cinema. For now, please enjoy the second half of… Read More ›
A Conversation with cinematographer Tom Sigel.
Cinematographer Tom Sigel joins Noel T. Manning II again on Cinemascene for more film dialogue. This time they chat about Sigel’s work with Spike Lee on Da 5 Bloods and the Sam Hargrave flick Extraction. Noel also gets Tom to… Read More ›
The Cine-Men, Episode 33: Summertime Films
While everyone continues to debate the best time and place to return to theaters, The Cine-Men elect to discuss a different question: what films most make you think of Summer? What films bring about a coolness, a sense of care-free… Read More ›
Spike Lee’s “Da 5 Bloods” beckons audiences to look deeper.
As a writer/director, Spike Lee is not one to be described as subtle. His works, whether exploring racial tensions in Do The Right Thing (1989), modern day minstrel shows and cultural appropriation in Bamboozled (2000), tackling the cycle of violence… Read More ›