Spike Lee's 'Chi-Raq' Trailer Promises Violence, No Sex

November 3, 2015


Hey, do you like tragic gun violence epidemics and outright declarations of not getting any sex? Well, then Spike Lee has the movie for you! Chi-Raq sees Teyonah Parris, Nick Cannon, Wesley Snipes, Jennifer Hudson, D.B. Sweeney, Harry Lennix, Isiah Whitlock Jr., Angela Bassett, John Cusack, and--as, seemingly, the Greek chorus--Samuel L. Jackson in a tale of Chicago violence, with Parris playing the Chicago woman who leads a group of like-minded women to withhold sex as a means of stopping the gun violence in their men. It's based on the ancient Greek play Lysistrata, which I believe was about how mom would totallly take away the Nintendo controller if you got in trouble. Here's the trailer:

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