On the Spoiler Special podcast, Slate critics discuss movies—and the occasional TV show—in full, spoiler-filled detail. Below, staff writer Aisha Harris chats with Tanner Colby, about Dear White People, the hard-hitting feature debut of Justin Simien. Who, exactly, is the film meant to speak to? Does the film’s ambitious, multi-protagonist approach succeed? Does Simien show promise as a filmmaker?
Listen to them discuss these and other questions below. You can also check out past Spoiler Specials in our archive, and you can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Note: As the title indicates, each installment contains spoilers galore.