Spike Lee’s ‘Chi-Raq’ is a blistering look at Chicago violence, faith and action (MOVIE REVIEW)

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Director Spike Lee (R) is greeted by Father Michael Pfleger during a mass at Saint Sabina Church in Chicago, Illinois, United States, November 22, 2015. A character in Spike Lee's new movie "Chi-Raq" is based on Pfleger. Photo by Jim Young courtesy of Reuters

Director Spike Lee (R) is greeted by Father Michael Pfleger during a mass at Saint Sabina Church in Chicago, Illinois, United States, November 22, 2015. A character in Spike Lee's new movie "Chi-Raq" is based on Pfleger. Photo by Jim Young courtesy of Reuters

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Chicago's real, outspoken, anti-violence priest, the controversial Rev. Michael Pfleger, is portrayed by John Cusack in a major role.