See You Yesterday trailer from Spike Lee mentee tackles Black Lives Matter
Spike Lee's had a pretty good couple of weeks -- Green Book winning the Best Picture Oscar notwithstanding -- and today Netflix has revealed the Season 2 premiere date for its series based on his first movie. The streamer said today that the updated take on She's Gotta Have It, which the BlacKkKlansman filmmaker created and exec produces, will return on May 24. Watch an announcement video above. Billed as "a seriously sexy comedy and rousing celebration of female…
Oscar winner also opens up about new season of "The Story of God" and how the Momo Challenge figures into it all.
Prince and Spike Lee are together again … as defendants in a lawsuit that claims the title song to the movie "Girl 6" was a ripoff of another artist's work. According to court documents obtained by The Blast, a guy named James Brandon claims he was part of a group named GOMAB. He claims in […]The post The Prince Estate and Spike Lee Sued Over 'Girl 6' appeared first on The Blast.
"These are tumultuous times, and we are in a pool that we say controversial things all the time. It’s not so bad, life does go on, and it’s OK for people to speak their truth when they get an award," McCain said.
President Trump isn't celebrating Spike Lee's first Academy Award win after the director urged the audience to "be on the right side of history."
From Spike Lee's bleep-worthy moment to the location where Rami Malek's mom was hanging out, this is what happened behind the scenes during the Academy Awards.
Spike Lee is accustomed to being ahead of the curve. Lee remained “on it” over the subsequent three decades, using his status as Hollywood’s pre-eminent black director to address interracial romance in Jungle Fever, black activism in Get on the Bus and black representation in movies and television in Bamboozled. Having helped pave the way for that diversity of new voices (think directors like Allen Hughes, Ava DuVernay and Dee Rees) Lee’s own career ebbed and flowed.
WASHINGTON -- Spike Lee, at a D.C. screening of his Oscar-nominated "BlacKkKlansman," weighed in on the revelations that Virginia's governor, Ralph Northam, and attorney general, Mark Herring, wore blackface to parties in their college years. "Black shoe polish is in high demand," Lee told reporters when asked about the controversy, before chuckling at the ironic comment. […]
The Directors Guild of America has nominated Alfonso Cuaron for "Roma," Bradley Cooper for "A Star Is Born," Spike Lee for "BlacKkKlansman," Adam McKay for "Vice," and Peter Farrelly for "Green Book" for its top feature film award. Cooper also received a DGA nomination for its first-time director award on Tuesday, along with Bo Burnham […]
Black filmmakers made history in 2018. A movie business that has historically been dominated by white men became a little less monochromatic over the last 12 months, as studios apparently became more receptive to public pressure to back projects from a more diverse group of filmmakers. Fourteen percent of the directors of the top 100-grossing […]