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Spike Lee Calls Out Chance the Rapper “What is Your Daddy Doing for Chi-Raq?”

| December 12, 2015 | 0 Comments
Spike Lee Calls Out Chance the Rapper “What is Your Daddy Doing for Chi-Raq?”

In an interview with Chris Hayes on MSNBC, Spike Lee addressed the backlash his film, CHI-RAQ, has received. While some would call the film “mythological,” Lee prefers to refer to the movie as “heightened reality” due to its rhythmic dialogue and musical outbursts, but stands firm on his belief that gun violence in America, despite […]

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Spike Lee’s “Chiraq” Trailer Receives Mixed Reviews Before Movie Even Drops

| November 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
Spike Lee’s “Chiraq” Trailer Receives Mixed Reviews Before Movie Even Drops

Spike Lee’s latest film “Chiraq,” has received a trailer a month ahead of its release. Exploring gang violence as it relates to sexual politics, the film’s plot is roughly centered in Aristophane’s Greek comedy Lysistrata, in which the main character performed by Teyonah Parris convinces women of the community to withhold sex from their partners […]

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Doing The Right Thing: Spike Lee To Be Awarded Honorary Oscar For Lifetime Achievement

| August 28, 2015 | 0 Comments
Doing The Right Thing: Spike Lee To Be Awarded Honorary Oscar For Lifetime Achievement

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will give director Spike Lee an honorary Oscar on November 14th at the 7th annual Governors Award. The Board of Governors says the awards are given,’to honor extraordinary distinction in lifetime achievement, exceptional contributions to the state of motion picture arts and sciences, or for outstanding service.’ […]

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Spike Lee Grabs Kanye West And Common For Next Film Project!

| April 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
Spike Lee Grabs Kanye West And Common For Next Film Project!

News just hit that film director Spike Lee is making another film and Amazon Studio is backing him up. Little is known about the project right now, other than its tittle “Chiraq” and that Kanye West is lining up for the key role in the film. This project would be a major boost for the […]

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New Video Alert: ‘Manos Sucias’ Trailer (A Spike Lee Joint)

| March 31, 2015 | 0 Comments
New Video Alert:  ‘Manos Sucias’ Trailer (A Spike Lee Joint)

Josef Kubota Wladyka is set to make his directorial debut with new film ‘Manos Sucias’ which translates into English as (Dirty Hands). The film is produced by Spike Lee and is a Colombian-American product. ‘Manos Sucias’ allowed Wladyka to win at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2014 for ‘Best New Narrative Director’. On the ‘Mansos […]

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[Photo Alert] Roc Nation Sports Presents: Throne Boxing with Jay Z, Rihanna, Spike Lee, Fabolous, Andre Ward

| January 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
[Photo Alert] Roc Nation Sports Presents: Throne Boxing with Jay Z, Rihanna, Spike Lee, Fabolous, Andre Ward

Roc Nation’s head-honcho Jay Z along with several of his friends headed over to the world-famous Madison Square Garden to launch the Roc Nation Sports Presents: Throne Boxing on Friday night. The inaugural event was attended by the likes of Rihanna, Director Spike Lee, actors Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael K. Williams, actress and The View co-host […]

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Pepsi Announces New Visual Album Dedicated To The Game Of Football

| May 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
Pepsi Announces New Visual Album Dedicated To The Game Of Football

Today Pepsi announced something special. The soft drink manufacturer is presenting to the world the Pepsi Beats of the Beautiful Game album. The new visual album celebrates the international sights and sounds of football. It is an exclusive collection of 11 songs accompanied by short films that capture the international spirit, sights, and sounds of […]

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Eminem – “Headlights” [Official Video]

| May 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
Eminem – “Headlights” [Official Video]

The Detroit rapper could not have picked a better day to finally give his mother some credit and release the apologetic “Headlights” video directed by the one and only Spike Lee.  Throughout Em’s entire career he has expressed his ill feelings towards his estranged mother and today he finally shows us a different side. Check out the Spike Lee […]

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Spike Lee And Eminem Are Teaming Up For “Headlights” Video

| April 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
Spike Lee And Eminem Are Teaming Up For “Headlights” Video

Over the weekend Eminem announced that he is currently working with the legendary and sometimes controversial director Spike Lee.  The two are working together on Eminem’s “Headlights” video.  The new visual will be more of a short film and less of a music video, which is expected when the guy behind the camera is the […]

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Spike Lee Mourns Loss of Younger Brother Christopher “Shadow” Lee

| December 31, 2013 | 0 Comments
Spike Lee Mourns Loss of Younger Brother Christopher “Shadow” Lee

For admired filmmaker Spike Lee, the New Year started off rocky with the passing of his brother. On December 31, 2013 Lee announced that his younger brother Christopher Lee passed away. Although the news of his brother was devastating Lee still brought in the New Year with good friends Jay-Z and Beyonce. The cause of […]

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Warner Bros. And Legendary Pictures Releases Extended Trailer For Jackie Robinson Biopic

| January 15, 2013 | 0 Comments
Warner Bros. And Legendary Pictures Releases Extended Trailer For Jackie Robinson Biopic

While Spike Lee didn’t get a chance to direct it, I’m sure he’s proud nonetheless. Warner Brothers and Legendary Pictures recently released a second, longer trailer for its  upcoming Jackie Robinson biopic, titled “42″. If you had a chance to peep the first trailer in September, you would remember that it just highlighted Jackie’s legendary […]

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Review: Spike Lee Releases Trailer for Michael Jackson Documentary

| October 30, 2012 | 0 Comments
Review: Spike Lee Releases Trailer for Michael Jackson Documentary

Article written by: Keith Veronese Spike Lee is directing a 90-minute documentary celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Michael Jackson’s BAD, BAD25, with the documentary airing Thanksgiving Night on ABC. You can check out a new trailer for the documentary below. In the documentary, Spike Lee uses archival footage to focus on the creation of the […]

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Spike Lee’s “Bad25” Set To Air This Thanksgiving! (video inside)

| October 19, 2012 | 0 Comments
Spike Lee’s “Bad25” Set To Air This Thanksgiving! (video inside)

Even in death, Michael Jackson is bigger than life. The new documentary, “Bad25” directed by Spike Lee will show that. Celebrating the 25th anniversary of MJ’s 1987 solo album, the film will air Thanksgiving night on ABC. Knowing that Spike is behind the lens for this movie gives me assurance that this will do the […]

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Movie Review: Spike Lee’s ‘Red Hook Summer’ Premiere Plus Interview with Toure (video inside)

| August 9, 2012 | 0 Comments
Movie Review: Spike Lee’s ‘Red Hook Summer’ Premiere Plus Interview with Toure (video inside)

This past Monday in New York, Spike Lee premiered his newest film in his “Chronicles of Brooklyn, New York” series: “Red Hook Summer.” Among those who attended the premiere to give support to the iconic filmmaker made of ethane was Mike Tyson, Gayle King, Laila Ali, Debra Lee, Mona Scott-Young, Cassidy, Reginald Hudlin, Stephen Hill […]

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Exclusive!! Spike Lee Just Released Offcial Artwork for Upcoming Summer Film “Red Hook Summer”

| June 20, 2012 | 0 Comments
Exclusive!! Spike Lee Just Released Offcial Artwork for Upcoming Summer Film “Red Hook Summer”

Legendary filmmaker Spike Lee just released the art for his upcoming film RED HOOK SUMMER (www.redhooksummer.com). This poster was created by Art Sims and 11:24 Creative, who have designed most of Spike’s iconic posters, including DO THE RIGHT THING, SCHOOL DAZE, MO BETTER BLUES, CLOCKERS, GIRL 6, HE GOT GAME, CROOKLYN, MALCOLM X, JUNGLE FEVER, […]

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Spike Lee Executive Produces Horror Film:”You’re Nobody ‘Til Somebody Kills You”

| September 1, 2011 | 0 Comments
Spike Lee Executive Produces Horror Film:”You’re Nobody ‘Til Somebody Kills You”

If you are familiar with the late Notorious B.I.G.’s classic album Life After Death, then I am sure you have heard this title once before. However, “You’re Nobody ‘Til Somebody Kills You” is now the title of a Hip Hop horror film being executively produced by Spike Lee and directed by Michael A. Pinckney. Details […]

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Spike Lee’s Bringing Mookie Back!!

| July 12, 2011 | 0 Comments
Spike Lee’s Bringing Mookie Back!!

We’ve recently learned that director Spike Lee will indeed be directing a remake of the South Korean film “Oldboy”. But what’s even better is that he’s bringing “Mookie” back to the big screen.

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