= google8f5ee720693b5c31.html> PhatFlix: November 2015

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

"CHI-RAQ", the new SPIKE LEE JOINT, zooms in on Chicago violence.

"CHI-RAQ", the new film by Spike Lee centers on male gang violence within the neighborhoods of Chicago. 40 Acres, Roadside Attractions and Lionsgate are teaming up with Amazon to release the film in a limited release on Dec. 4, followed by a release on Amazon Instant Video.

The (soon-to-be) controversial film stars SAMUEL L. JACKSON, TEYONAH PARIS, WESLEY SNIPES, NICK CANNON, JOHN CUSACK, JENNIFER HUDSON and a bunch a cameos.

The film is based on a Greek comedy "Lysistrata" by Aristophanes. The story involves the women of Chicago who defiantly deny intimate relations until neighborhood gang violence ceases. Watch the trailer below.

CHI-RAQ Trailer from 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks on Vimeo.