She Hate Me

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She Hate Me ★½ 2004 (R)

Spike Lee's latest film is about corporate whistleblowers. No wait, it's about the AIDS epidemic. Hold on a second, it's about Watergate and lesbians and fatherhood and the Mafia. Confused? So is this movie. John Henry Armstrong is a vicepresident of a drug company. After blowing the whistle and getting fired, Armstrong finds a second career as a stud for lesbians who want to be impregnated. While the movie touches on some very interesting material, Lee randomly jumps from one subject to the next, creating a rather schizophrenic hodgepodge of political rants. 138m/C VHS, DVD . US Anthony Mackie, Kerry Washington, Ellen Barkin, Monica Bellucci, Jim Brown, Ossie Davis, Jamel Debbouze, Brian Dennehy, Woody Harrelson, Bai Ling, Lonette McKee, Paula Jai Parker, QTip, John Turturro, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Dania Ramirez, David Bennett, Isiah Whitlock Jr.; D: Spike Lee; W: Spike Lee, Michael Genet; C: Matthew Libatique; M: Terence Blanchard.