You subscribe to PharrellVEVO and iAMOTHER on YouTube. You’ve watched Pharrell Williams’ “Happy” a bazillion times. You don’t think you could get any closer to him as a fan. Challenge accepted. Tonight Pharrell Williams isShow More Summary
Well, when this African-American reporter hears a word like “jigaboo,” one is immediately transported to Spike Lee’s scene in School Days, wherein the lighter-skinned black girls and darker-skinned black girls have their “Good and Bad...Show More Summary
Popcrunch got a chance to spend some time out in the NYC for All-Star weekend and hang out with Christina Milian, Karrueche Tran and Liz Milian at the Spike Lee NBA All-Star game on Valentine’s Day. Take a look at some of the pics. The post Spike Lee NBA All-Star Weekend Party appeared first on PopCrunch.
Oscar winner Dustin Hoffman and Oscar-nominated filmmaker Spike Lee are the latest celebrities to be added to the star-studded lineup of the TCM Classic Film Festival in Hollywood March 26-29.
While there are still too few African-American voices being recognized in Hollywood, recent films like Ava DuVernay’s Selma and Spike Lee’s Da Sweet Blood of Jesus speak to a vital tradition of black independent filmmakers. Even controversial...Show More Summary
1. "We're in Disarray: An Interview with Spike Lee": Sam Fragoso interviews the iconic filmmaker for The Atlantic. “Fragoso: ‘In the past you've discussed the ‘feast-to-famine’ trend when it comes to African-American artists in Hollywood. Show More Summary
"Da Sweet Blood of Jesus" is Spike Lee's first crowdfunded feature and his second remake in a row, following "Oldboy" (a film I liked better than most critics), but as you might expect, given the defiantly idiosyncratic nature of this...Show More Summary
Capone's Art-House Round-Up with the Oscar-nominated TIMBUKTU, Spike Lee's DA SWEET BLOOD OF JESUS, and YOUNG BODIES HEAL QUICKLY Read the full article on AICN Hey, folks. Capone in Chicago here, with a few films that are making their...Show More Summary
Following a much buzzed-about Kickstarter campaign and a roll-out on Vimeo last month, Spike Lee’s Da Sweet Blood of Jesus, a “reimagining” of the Blaxploitation horror film Ganja & Hess, is finally getting a limited released in theatres this weekend. Show More Summary
Spike Lee’s Da Sweet Blood of Jesus is the strangest movie he’s ever made. It may look on the surface like a no-budget doodle — Lee financed the film partly through Kickstarter and shot it in record time — but it’s a work of dramatic contrasts. Even its genesis feels... More »
There are many radical things about Spike Lee's newest joint, Da Sweet Blood of Jesus, but you might not get that from hearing him talk about it. As a remake of 1973's Ganja & Hess, Sweet Blood pays tribute to experimental black cinema of the past. Show More Summary
The NBA will kick off its All-Star weekend with the celebrity game with Team Carmelo Anthony facing off against Team Spike Lee. The celebrity game has become a tradition on All-Star weekend. Celebrities from all fields -- entertainment, sports, even politics -- have taken part. Show More Summary
Focus’ Fifty Shades Of Grey will likely cause a particular dent in the Specialty Box Office this weekend as art house crowds and others are tempted to check out the alluring feature over Valentine’s Day weekend. That hasn’t exactly scared off everyone. Show More Summary
Spike Lee has followed one remake ("Oldboy") with another, the decidedly more personal, Kickstarter-funded "Da Sweet Blood of Jesus," a close rendering of Bill Gunn's 1973 hallmark of black independent cinema, the vampiric love story "Ganja & Hess."
Beginning Friday, Spike Lee's crowd-funded love story about immortal blood addicts, Da Sweet Blood of Jesus, unspools in select theaters. Lee, who wrote, produced, and directed the film, spoke with Vulture about the movies, books, and people that have influenced his latest joint, as well as his career as a... More »
Love him or loathe him, there’s little denying that Spike Lee knows how to open a picture. His latest joint—an “official” one, per the credits, though that raises the question of which projects Lee considers “unofficial”—commences with a joyous display of acrobatic expression. Show More Summary
There may be racism, sexism and Old Boys Club-ism in the Academy and beyond, but Spike Lee says that change is gonna come.
When the old-guard shop DDB wanted its own Spike Lee joint, it gave the filmmaker an agency. Since 1997, SpikeDDB has been creating campaigns for big-name clients like Chevrolet, Cadillac, HBO and Pepsi. Just like with his films, Lee aims to create ads that are thought provoking and culturally significant. Show More Summary
Spike Lee has proven once again that sometimes unconventional is the best way to go when you want something done right. Last year, Lee stepped into the crowd-funding wadding pool to fund his new film Da Sweet Blood of Jesus. Lee didn’t...Show More Summary
Spike Lee’s new film, Da Sweet Blood of Jesus, opens in theaters nationwide and on demand Feb. 13, and he’s had people talking about it way before it was made. Lee’s latest, which he describes as “a new kind of love story about human beings who are addicted to blood,” was funded by donations made through Kickstarter.