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What Should We Make of the Ending of BlacKkKlansman?

Three critics discuss Spike Lee’s latest in spoiler-filled detail.

A scene from BlacKkKlansman
A Slate Spoiler Special joint. Focus Features

On the Spoiler Special podcast, Slate critics discuss moviesthe occasional TV show, and, once in a blue moon, another podcast, in full spoiler-filled detail. In this week’s episode, Slate culture editor Forrest Wickman, Slate staff writer Inkoo Kang, and New York Times Culture Desk assistant TV editor Aisha Harris spoil Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman. What should we make of the movie’s various twists and turns? Were the Trump references too much or entirely appropriate? And was that Steve Buscemi or what?

Listen to them discuss these and other questions below. You can also check out past Spoiler Specials, and you can subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts. Note: As the title indicates, each installment contains spoilers galore.

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Podcast production by Danielle Hewitt and Jessamine Molli.