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  1. feuds
    Spike Lee’s Feud With the New York Knicks, ExplainedSpike Lee entered a Knicks game Monday night through the employee entrance. Things went downhill from there.
  2. oscars 2020
    Spike Lee Honors Kobe Bryant in the Most Spike Lee Fashion PossiblePurple and gold, baby.
  3. on broadway
    Cool, Babies! Spike Lee Is Adapting David Byrne’s American Utopia for FilmTwo very non-ordinary guys.
  4. cannes 2020
    Spike Lee Named 2020 Cannes Film Festival Jury PresidentHe makes history as the first-ever black jury head.
  5. adaptations
    Spike Lee to Direct ’80s Hip-Hop Romeo and Juliet Adaptation Prince of CatsLakeith Stanfield is out; Spike Lee is in.
  6. venice film festival
    Spike Lee Calls Nate Parker’s New Film a ‘Part of History’At the Venice Film Festival, the American Skin filmmaker apologized for his past “tone-deaf” behavior.
  7. cancellations
    Netflix Will Not Renew She’s Gotta Have It for a Third SeasonSpike Lee is reportedly looking for a new home for the series.
  8. a historical spike lee joint
    Spike Lee Brings You Son of the South, Starring Lucas Till and Lucy HaleBased on the 2008 memoir of white civil-rights activist Bob Zellner.
  9. music
    Teyana ‘Spike Lee’ Taylor Directed Her New Video and It Too Deserves an OscarThey give Oscars for music videos, right?
  10. oscars 2019
    Spike Lee Reacts to the Entire Academy AwardsFrom the win to the frowns.
  11. oscars 2019
    See Spike Lee Jump Into Samuel L. Jackson’s Arms After Finally Winning an OscarIt is about damn time.
  12. oscars 2019
    The Oscars Made Progress This Year (But Green Book Was Still a Bad Choice)You will pry the right of an Oscar voter to support a 1986-style quasi-liberal brotherhood-of-man movie out of their cold dead fingers.
  13. awards season
    The Highs, Lows, and Whoas of the 2019 Oscars CeremonyThat was one steamy “Shallow” performance.
  14. oscars 2019
    Terence Blanchard Talks About the Toughness of Scoring BlacKkKlansman“Your heart just feels like it’s ripped open.”
  15. the toughest scene i wrote
    How BlacKkKlansman Crafted Its Explosive ClimaxCo-writer Kevin Willmott walks Vulture through the movie’s closing confrontation between Ron Stallworth, a bomb, and a car full of Klansmen.
  16. sure
    Spike Lee Wants to Know Why Prince Harry Was on Facebook As ‘Spike Lee’We’re going to need more information.
  17. movies
    Chadwick Boseman Will Be in the Next Spike Lee MovieYou can almost smell the Oscars.
  18. hollywood signs
    Oscar Nominations: The Academy Is a House DividedFinally, the Oscars look like America: in total disagreement with itself.
  19. awards season
    Bradley Cooper Double-Dips With Two DGA NominationsSee the full list of DGA nominees.
  20. 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.”
  21. 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.
  22. vulture lists
    Every Spike Lee Film, RankedWith the release of BlacKkKlansman, we revisit each of the director’s major works.
  23. charlottesville
    Spike Lee Is the One Who Told Barack Obama About Charlottesville“I could see on his face — that shock.”
  24. cannes 2018
    Spike Lee on BlacKkKlansman and Not Taking the Bait on Kanye“This motherf*cker goes off!”
  25. movie review
    Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman Is an Entertaining and Effective Piece of MelodramaThe filmmaker doesn’t do subtlety.
  26. encounter
    Playing Tourist With BlacKkKlansman’s John David WashingtonSpike Lee’s new star is becoming face-on-the-movie-poster famous.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. ‘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.
  30. 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.
  31. cinemacon 2018
    Jason Blum on BlacKkKlansman: ‘They Are Awful But They Are Stupid!’This movie sounds like a hoot.
  32. 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.
  33. cannes 2018
    Cannes 2018 Lineup: Silver Lake, Spike Lee, and New GodardSolo: A Star Wars Story will screen out of competition.
  34. 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.
  35. 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.”
  36. 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.
  37. 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.
  38. 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.”
  39. trailer mix
    See the First Trailer for Spike Lee’s TV Series She’s Gotta Have ItPremiering on Netflix this Thanksgiving.
  40. 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!”
  41. 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. […]
  42. cannes 2017
    Spike Lee Is Worried Trump Will Start a Nuclear War“Hopefully he has the fake codes!”
  43. 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.
  44. See a Trailer for Netflix’s Special One-Man Show About Rodney KingRoger Guenveur Smith calls Rodney King the first reality-TV star.
  45. where's the beef?
    Chrisette Michele Responds to Spike Lee in Song“Spike won’t pay me / a crook from Crooklyn.”
  46. backlash
    Spike Lee Won’t Use Chrisette Michele’s MusicShe’s Gotta Have It won’t have “Black Girl Magic.”
  47. 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.”
  48. anniversaries
    Gene Hackman Was Hell on the Hoosiers SetJack Nicholson was the first choice for his role. 
  49. r.i.p.
    Do the Right Thing Actor Bill Nunn Dead at 62Nunn passed away in his hometown of Pittsburgh.
  50. the industry
    Spike Lee Will Make a She’s Gotta Have It Series for NetflixIt’s a “contemporary update” of the 1986 film.
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