Spike Lee's four-part doc, easily the best non-fiction film of 2006, gets a fifth part on DVD: a 105-minute epilogue that reveals just how little has changed since Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast in August 2005. Featuring new interviews with the displaced and displeased, it also contains among the most harrowing tidbits heretofore seldom heard: a National Weather Service bulletin, read in its entirety, that predicted the catastrophe down to the last snapped tree. Taken as a whole, When the Levees Broke is almost too much to bear; Lee, somber and furious, presents better than anyone else before or since a study of race and class—and governmental ineptitude and ignorance—and precisely how a First World country wound up with a Third World situation... More >>>