I WOULDN’T WANT TO OWN A PIZZERIA ON THAT STREET: Spike Lee’s Annual Celebration to Unveil ‘Do The Right Thing Way’ in Bedford–Stuyvesant, Brooklyn.
Spike Lee and Gena Rowlands will receive honorary Academy Awards on Nov. 14 at the 7th annual Governors Awards ceremony Actress Debbie Reynolds will receive the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award as well. All three artists have been nominated for Oscars before. Show More Summary
Spike Lee was surprised to learn that he was being honored by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences — a group he hadn't been afraid to criticize in the past for its lack of diversity. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.
Spike Lee's relationship with the Oscars was defined nearly 25 years ago when the Motion Picture Academy gave its best picture award to "Driving Miss Daisy," a musty, modest movie about the relationship between a cranky Georgia widow and her black chauffeur while largely ignoring Lee's beautiful,...
Spike Lee Set To Receive Governors Award Legendary filmmaker Spike Lee is set to receive one of the most prestigious awards of his career! Via Good Black News: Spike Lee, Gena Rowlands and Debbie Reynolds will be honored Nov.
Some may say that Spike Lee should have received an Oscar years ago, but it looks as though the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is trying to make it up to the legendary filmmaker.
Spike Lee was surprised to learn that he was being honored by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences - a group he hadn't been afraid to criticize in the past for its lack of diversity.
These awards lately go to retirees, but at 58, Lee still likely has decades of films ahead
…Along with Gena Rowlands and Debbie Reynolds, The New York Times reports. Of course, the honorary awards won’t be presented during the live broadcast in early 2016, but at the Motion Picture Academy’s Governor Awards this November. After just two nominations and no wins in Lee’s three-decade career, though, we’ll take what we can get. …Read More
Whatever one’s thoughts on Spike Lee as a public figure—his views can be polarizing, to be sure—it seems absurd that in his nearly 40-year career, he’s only been nominated for an Oscar twice. (He was nominated for Best Original Screenplay...Show More Summary
Even when they finally give him a Academy Award, the people at the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences want to make sure Spike Lee doesn’t get anywhere near the podium on Oscar night. The Wrap reports that Spike Lee and GenaShow More Summary
Spike Lee, Gena Rowlands and Debbie Reynolds are the season's first Oscar winners.
They will receive their honors at the Governors Awards in November.
The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has voted to present its honorary Governors Awards to outspoken filmmaker Spike Lee and veteran independent film actress Gena Rowlands and to present the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award to versatile show biz veteran Debbie...
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences just unveiled its honorees for the 2015 Governors Awards, with Spike Lee and Gena Rowlands landing the annual honorary Oscars and Debbie Reynolds getting the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award. Show More Summary
“It’s not just that the likes of Spike Lee and Hal Hartley have had to go to Kickstarter to fund their projects: Frederick Wiseman and Abel Ferrara have seen their recent crowdfunding campaigns fail. “Having lived and worked in an era with fewer players and a lot more money, many of these artists are now […]
When the brothers of the fictional Gamma Phi Gamma Fraternity joined together in rhythmic unison, clapping and stomping, in a scene from Spike Lee’s 1988 film School Daze, for many it served as an introduction to the art form of stepping.
Sheila writes: In the films of Spike Lee, the characters often break the fourth wall and speak directly into the lens. There's a break in the action, and the dialogue spoken to the camera feels almost like it's from a documentary, with the "talking head" giving us more information for context. Show More Summary
James Harden’s beard has become such a fixture of the Houston Rockets star’s face that it’s sometimes hard to imagine what he’d look like without his trademark lumbersexual look. Well, thanks to video game developers 2K, we no longer have to stretch our minds to remember a bare-faced Harden. Instead, we can watch this “NBA […]
As he did for the Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry, film director Spike Lee chronicled Houston Rockets guard James Harden's journey to NBA stardom in a trailer for NBA 2K16. The slogan: "Believe." Harden could only dream of making it to the NBA while growing up in Compton, California. Show More Summary