Get on the Bus Reviews

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February 26, 2018
The wonder of this funky, heartfelt film is that its humanity easily eclipses its didacticism. Working fast and cheap, Lee seems revitalized by the urgency of the endeavor.
September 7, 2011
October 18, 2008
October 18, 2008
It's a simple, appealing premise and filmmaker Spike Lee uses it to full comic advantage.
September 24, 2008
It all has an artless, ephemeral feel, and 20 years from now people will marvel at the fashions, the landscapes and the attitudes it captures like fragile bugs in amber.
September 24, 2008
A vital regeneration of a filmmaker's talent as well as a bracing and often very funny dramatization of urgent sociopolitical themes...
September 24, 2008
Bythewood's script offers sharp insights into the male psyche, and the fine actors play off one another with real assurance.
February 9, 2006
Though Lee's deft expertise keeps things pacy and (mostly) plausible, the material can't avoid a certain predictability and, in the end, a preachy sentimentality.
September 20, 2005
September 11, 2005
A stirring, heartfelt entertainment from the first frame to the last.
July 5, 2005
April 9, 2005
Get on the Bus may well be the best film Spike Lee's made since Do the Right Thing.
February 7, 2005
June 4, 2004
March 19, 2004
November 14, 2003
September 4, 2003
May 20, 2003
While the film assembles a full array of black male stereotypes and conines them to what is essentially a talky one-set play, Mr. Lee stylistically jump-starts this small, earnest film in every way he can.
May 20, 2003
Enough lively banter and music, good humor and serious issues are aboard...to make the 3,000-mile journey worth joining.
May 7, 2003
One of Lee's best -- save for the didactic opening credits, he's rarely been less preachy and more insightful
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