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For the past few months, Chi-Raq and its outspoken director have received a lot of attention, and now, viewers are welcome to form their own opinions. The Spike Lee-directed feature film, which retells the Greek play Lysistrata on the...Show More Summary
From storytelling to brand building, the award-winning director's documentary on the legendary performer can teach volumes--and get you to tap your feet.
Amazon's first original movie, Spike Lee's "Chi-Raq," is available to stream on Prime. While Amazon and Netflix have licensed old movies for ages, both have recently begun aggressive moves into the original film business. The pair went...Show More Summary
Michael Jackson made bigger records than Off the Wall, but he arguably never made a better one — the album's masterful fusion of funk, disco, pop and Quiet Storm R&B captures the singer at his most effervescent. A deluxe edition of the record arrives February 26th, accompanied by a new documentary, Michael Jackson's Journey...
The title of Spike Lee's "Michael Jackson's Journey From Motown to Off the Wall," an exhilarating new documentary premiering Friday on Showtime, could not be any plainer or more accurate. It's the story of how a child prodigy and pre-teen idol became a world-conquering solo artist, from the Jackson...
In 1971, Marvin Gaye released What’s Going On, an ambitious, socially conscious LP that he had to fight with his bosses at Motown to make. That same year, Stevie Wonder finished up his Where I’m Coming From, the first of a string ofShow More Summary
Editor’s note: This short-film series is a collaboration between The Root and El Rey Network to support, elevate and promote African-American filmmakers throughout Black History Month via on-air, digital and editorial platforms. Filmmakers...Show More Summary
The filmmaker focuses on the singer's craft, instead of media "BS"
New York Knicks über-fan Spike Lee gives it up to Stephen Curry and the defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors, but Spike says that Michael Jordan and the record-setting, 72-win The post Spike Lee: ‘Don’t Even Try to Compare’ Stephen Curry to Michael Jordan appeared first on SLAMonline.
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Spike Lee hosted a screening for "Michael Jackson's Journey From Motown to Off the Wall," a documentary that highlights Jackson's breakthrough album. Continue reading…
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Spike Lee tells Steve the reasons for not attending this year’s Oscars and where he thinks the real lack of diversity in Hollywood stems from. Turn the pages for more from this interview.
The timing of Mr. Lee’s latest film, “Chi-Raq,” has again made him a go-to source on issues like diversity and gun control.
5/5 Spike Lee’s Michael Jackson’s Journey is an extraordinary immersion in the energy of one contemporary music’s most definitive icons. As an exposé, it challenges the audience to see beyond the spiral of its subject’s tragic life and into the heart of what made him a marvel of both the stage and the studio. If you [...]Show More Summary
The Amazon Prime streaming service offers an intriguing lineup of new movies and TV shows in February, including a documentary that may win the Oscar in that category in 2016, Spike Lee’s latest film and the classic superhero blockbuster that kicked off the current craze for comic book movies — almost 30 years ago. Show More Summary
If Martin Scorsese was the quintessential auteur of New York in the 1970s and ’80s – with its wise guys and street toughs – and Spike Lee that of New York in the late ’80s and ’90s – with its Balkanized enclaves and attitudes – then Ira Sachs is gradually... More »
Wanting to treat his team the day before a showdown with the Cleveland Cavaliers, San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich took the squad to the movies. And the five-time champion coach was able to hook his players up with a special experience Friday night. Show More Summary