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Spike Lee

  1. awards season
    Bradley Cooper Double-Dips With Two DGA NominationsSee the full list of DGA nominees.
  2. criticisms
    Spike Lee Defends BlacKkKlansman Depiction of Police After Boots Riley Critique“Look at my films: They’ve been very critical of the police, but on the other hand I’m never going to say all police are corrupt.”
  3. criticisms
    Boots Riley Takes Issue With the ‘Made-Up’ Story of Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansmanThe Sorry to Bother You director says the film’s deviations from the real story all seem designed to depict the police as champions against racism.
  4. vulture lists
    Every Spike Lee Film, RankedWith the release of BlacKkKlansman, we revisit each of the director’s major works.
  5. charlottesville
    Spike Lee Is the One Who Told Barack Obama About Charlottesville“I could see on his face — that shock.”
  6. cannes 2018
    Spike Lee on BlacKkKlansman and Not Taking the Bait on Kanye“This motherf*cker goes off!”
  7. movie review
    Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman Is an Entertaining and Effective Piece of MelodramaThe filmmaker doesn’t do subtlety.
  8. encounter
    Playing Tourist With BlacKkKlansman’s John David WashingtonSpike Lee’s new star is becoming face-on-the-movie-poster famous.
  9. movies
    Topher Grace Does Self-Care by Undoing Film FranchisesSome of us do charcoal masks, others recut The Hobbit trilogy into one simple two-hour movie.
  10. exclusive
    Watch Topher Grace’s Racist Ode to White America in This BlacKkKlansman ClipGrace plays Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke in this exclusive from Spike Lee’s new movie.
  11. ‘That Motherfucker’: Read Spike Lee’s Passionate Anti-Trump Monologue at CannesAt the press conference for his film BlacKkKlansman, Lee was left shaken after this five-minute speech.
  12. movie review
    Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman Is Stylish, Hilarious, and Utterly UncompromisingFrom its bombastic title on down, Spike Lee is in stylistic conversation with the blaxploitation genre.
  13. cinemacon 2018
    Jason Blum on BlacKkKlansman: ‘They Are Awful But They Are Stupid!’This movie sounds like a hoot.
  14. Spike Lee Has Seen Black Panther 4 Times AlreadyAt the Tribeca Film Festival, the veteran director professed his love for the film — and discussed Colin Kaepernick.
  15. cannes 2018
    Cannes 2018 Lineup: Silver Lake, Spike Lee, and New GodardSolo: A Star Wars Story will screen out of competition.
  16. the industry
    Netflix Needs More She’s Gotta Have It, Specifically a Second Season’s WorthSpike Lee and star DeWanda Wise celebrated the news via Instagram.
  17. Spike Lee Explains Nola Darling’s Amazing Bed in She’s Gotta Have It“It couldn’t have been an ordinary bed. It would not have had the same impact.”
  18. close reads
    The Shallow Radicalism of the She’s Gotta Have It FinaleThis Thanksgiving dinner from hell proves that Nola has no idea who she really is, and neither do the writers.
  19. tv review
    Spike Lee’s She’s Gotta Have It Is a Scattered, Playful RemakeLee does his thing, and you can take it or leave it.
  20. Spike Lee on Turning She’s Gotta Have It Into a Netflix Series“There were some very interesting discussions among the writers sometimes that were split by gender.”
  21. trailer mix
    See the First Trailer for Spike Lee’s TV Series She’s Gotta Have ItPremiering on Netflix this Thanksgiving.
  22. Spike Lee Looks Back on Crooklyn“I don’t want to sound pompous, but in my career, I’ve done a lot of shit that people didn’t get when it came out, and eventually they catch it!”
  23. Spike Lee and Jordan Peele Team Up for Crime Thriller ‘Black Klansman’After breaking records earlier this year with his directorial debut Get Out, Jordan Peele is teaming up with Spike Lee for a new film project. […]
  24. cannes 2017
    Spike Lee Is Worried Trump Will Start a Nuclear War“Hopefully he has the fake codes!”
  25. bernie or bust?
    Spike Lee Won’t Say Who He Voted For, But It Probably Wasn’t Hillary ClintonSpike thinks Trump should be impeached because he can’t dance, among other shortcomings.
  26. See a Trailer for Netflix’s Special One-Man Show About Rodney KingRoger Guenveur Smith calls Rodney King the first reality-TV star.
  27. where's the beef?
    Chrisette Michele Responds to Spike Lee in Song“Spike won’t pay me / a crook from Crooklyn.”
  28. backlash
    Spike Lee Won’t Use Chrisette Michele’s MusicShe’s Gotta Have It won’t have “Black Girl Magic.”
  29. 2016 election
    Bernie Sanders and Spike Lee Candidly Discuss the Presidential Election“It is a very different world. And it’s a very frightening world. But we gotta get beyond that.”
  30. anniversaries
    Gene Hackman Was Hell on the Hoosiers SetJack Nicholson was the first choice for his role. 
  31. r.i.p.
    Do the Right Thing Actor Bill Nunn Dead at 62Nunn passed away in his hometown of Pittsburgh.
  32. the industry
    Spike Lee Will Make a She’s Gotta Have It Series for NetflixIt’s a “contemporary update” of the 1986 film.
  33. memorials
    The View From Spike Lee’s Prince Block Party“Is this the line to get in?”
  34. prince
    Spike Lee Led a Brooklyn Block Party in Honor of PrinceThe BK crowd sang “Purple Rain” twice.
  35. feel the bern
    Spike Lee Wants You to ‘Wake Up’ and Vote BernieSpike’s five-minute video also features Susan Sarandon and Alan Cumming, among other celebs.
  36. where's the beef?
    Chance the Rapper Calls Spike Lee a ‘Liar’Spike reportedly called Chance a “straight-up fraud” at Northwestern University.
  37. sundance 2016
    Spike Lee on Rampling, Caine, and Oscar Politics“Charlotte Rampling and Stacey Dash need to hang out. And they need to go with God. Both of them.”
  38. #oscarssowhite
    Spike Lee Didn’t Say He Was ‘Boycotting’ Oscars“Chris Rock is a grown-ass man. He can do what he wants to do.”
  39. reissues
    Off the Wall Reissued With New Spike Lee DocMichael Jackson’s Journey From Motown to Off the Wall will premiere first at Sundance.
  40. side by side
    The Differences Between Spike Lee’s Oldboy and the Original OldboyLess octopus, for one.
  41. technique
    Spike Lee Cut Oldboy’s Crazy Continuous Shot“There’s a cut in it. Shouldn’t be, but there is a cut.”
  42. beefs
    Directors Duke It Out Over Django Unchained“If you disagree with the way a colleague did something, call him up.”
  43. spike lee
    Watch a Supercut of Spike Lee’s Dolly ShotsSpike gets supercut.
  44. toronto 2012
    The 25 Baddest Things From Spike Lee’s MJ DocThe movie, Bad 25, is about the making of the MJ album, which came out 25 years ago. Hence the name.
  45. matt zoller seitz
    Seitz Asks: What’s Your Favorite Single Image From Breaking Bad?For our TV critic, it’s when Jesse first tries heroin.
  46. bad 25
    See Stills From Bad 25Who didn’t love Michael Jackson?
  47. bilge ebiri
    In Red Hook Summer, Spike Lee Tries Something New: PatienceLee’s latest joint is being billed as a return to the personal, low-budget filmmaking that put the director on the map a few decades ago.
  48. the industry
    Fast Five Director in Talks for L.A. RiotsThe project had first been set up at the studio half a dozen years ago with director Spike Lee.
  49. q&a
    In Conversation: Spike LeeReturning to Brooklyn—a very different Brooklyn—with Red Hook Summer, the outspoken filmmaker talks with Will Leitch.
  50. Red Hook Summer Trailer: Praise the LordThe latest in Spike Lee’s Brooklyn sagas.
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