Film Review: Chi-Raq

Ancient Greek plays might not fly off bookstore shelves in the 21st century, but they’ve never gone truly out of style; extreme sex, death and violence (gotta love Greek mythology) are relevant no matter when or where you live. For his latest, Spike Lee has proven the continued relevance ofLysistrata, Aristophanes’ comedy about a group of women who use a sex strike to compel their warring husbands to put down their weapons.

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