Spike Lee directs his first Netflix movie, Issa Rae wraps season 4 of ‘Insecure’ and more of this week's best in pop culture

Spike Lee directs and co-writes his first Netflix movie, “Da 5 Bloods.” The film follows a group of Vietnam War veterans who return to Vietnam to search for the remains of their squad leader — and, perhaps, some buried treasure. The film premieres on Netflix Friday, June 12.

Issa Rae’s series “Insecure” wraps its fourth season. The season brought us that long-awaited block party, an Issa and Lawrence reunion, and a fallout between friends Issa and Molly. Tune in Sunday, June 14 on HBO to see how it all plays out.

The Netflix docuseries “Lenox Hill” is a timely look at the everyday heroism of doctors. The eight-part series follows four doctors at the New York City hospital over several months on the job. Although “Lenox Hill” was shot before the coronavirus pandemic, it shines a light on how essential frontline health care workers are. It premieres Wednesday, June 10 on Netflix.

Check out the video above for more of “The It List,” Yahoo’s weekly look at the best in pop culture.

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- The It List is Yahoo's weekly look at the best in pop culture. With the coronavirus pandemic in mind, here are our picks for the week of June 8th.

Spike Lee directs and co-writes his first Netflix movie, Da 5 Bloods.

- Look what I found?

- (SINGING) They say we don't listen anyway.

- That a man in all his glory.

- (SINGING) The time has come today.

- Who was that guy?

- That brother was the best damn soldier that ever lived.

- The film follows a group of African-American Vietnam War veterans who return to Vietnam to search for the remains of their squad leader, played by Chadwick Boseman, and possibly some buried treasure.

- We been dying for his country from the very get go.

(SINGING) Time!

- (SINGING) Now the time has come.

- (SINGING) Time!

- (SINGING) There all things to realize.

- We give this gold--

- (SINGING) Time!

- (SINGING) Has come today.

- --to our people.

- Issa Rae's series, Insecure, wraps up its fourth season.

- Who the best? It's you. Who going to kill it? It's-- I'm sorry. I can't.

Wait what?

I got [BLEEP] going on over here too.

You do?

Yeah, bitch. It's like your life but worse.

Oh.

- The season brought us that long awaited block party, an Issa and Lawrence reunion, and a fallout between friends Issa and Molly.

- I was wondering if we could meet up and talk. Hi! So sorry, that was so loud. Hey.

- Hey.

- How will it all turn out? The fifth season is already in the works.

The docuseries, Lenox Hill, is a timely look at the everyday heroism of doctors.

- We deal with death and dying.

- I don't even dare to imagine what I'm going to encounter on any given day.

- I don't have cancer?

- Well, that's what I want to talk to you a little bit about.

- The eight-part series follows four doctors at the New York City Hospital over several months on the job.

- I want to work with populations medicine has traditionally neglected.

Get angry.

- Can't do it!

- Yes, you can. Listen to me. You can.

- Although Lenox Hill was shot before the coronavirus pandemic, it shines a light on how essential frontline health care workers are.

It's been 10 years since Woody, Buzz Lightyear, and all those lovable toys gave us Toy Story 3.

- Yeehaw!

- It's a miracle!

- And you wanted us to stay at Andy's.

- Because we're Andy's toys!

- So you got donated by this Andy, huh?

- The animated film finds the toys accidentally donated to a daycare center while Andy prepares to leave for college.

- But the thing that makes Woody special is he'll never give up on you. Ever. He'll be there for you.

- Toy Story 3 was one of the 10 movies nominated for a Best Picture Academy Award in 2011.

Norah Jones releases her seventh studio album, Pick Me Up Off the Floor. It has 11 tracks, including her recent single, I'm Alive.

NORAH JONES: (SINGING) But she's alive. Oh, she's alive.

- About the album, Jones says, living in this country, this world the last few years, I think there's an underlying sense of, lift me up.

Come back next week to check out Yahoo's It List.

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