'Red Hook Summer' -- 2 1/2 stars

<b>R; 2:01 running time</b><br><br>
"Red Hook Summer," the latest in Lee's Brooklyn-set ensemble affairs, starts in one key and shifts three or four times into quite another, and then sends you out with a soaring visual and musical tribute to the faces and landmarks of the film's setting. A sullen, Spike Lee-like 13-year-old who calls himself Flik (Jules Brown), up from Atlanta, is deposited by his mother (De'Adre Aziza) for the summer with his grandfather, Baptist Bishop Enoch Rouse (Clarke Peters). The boy, rarely without his iPad 2, has never before met his grandfather, rarely without his Bible. -- Michael Phillips<br><br>Read the full <a href="http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/movies/sc-mov-0821-red-hook-summer-20120823,0,5816509.column">"Red Hook Summer" movie review</a>

( August 23, 2012 )

R; 2:01 running time

"Red Hook Summer," the latest in Lee's Brooklyn-set ensemble affairs, starts in one key and shifts three or four times into quite another, and then sends you out with a soaring visual and musical tribute to the faces and landmarks of the film's setting. A sullen, Spike Lee-like 13-year-old who calls himself Flik (Jules Brown), up from Atlanta, is deposited by his mother (De'Adre Aziza) for the summer with his grandfather, Baptist Bishop Enoch Rouse (Clarke Peters). The boy, rarely without his iPad 2, has never before met his grandfather, rarely without his Bible. -- Michael Phillips

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