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How 'The Bernie Mac Show' Changed the Future of the Sitcom

“You know I ain’t lyin!” “America, I tell the truth you can’t say!” “Bust his head til the white meat shows!” Bernie Mac was already an up-and-coming comedian when he starred in Spike Lee’s Original Kings of Comedy in 2000. Having risen through the ranks by way of Chicago, Mac made a name for himself […]

Spike Lee’s Kickstarter-Funded Movie Da Sweet Blood of Jesus Gets a Release Date

Spike Lee’s long-awaited movie Da Sweet Blood of Jesus finally received a release date after Gravitas Ventures acquired the North American rights. Lee successfully funded his movie through his Kickstarter campaign last year, even though people wondered why someone of his stature needed to ask the public for money.

Spike Lee’s ‘Da Sweet Blood Of Jesus’ Drips Into Theaters

Spike Lee’s latest film, Da Sweet Blood of Jesus, which had its World Premiere at the 18th Annual American Black Film Festival, will release on February 13, 2015 through Gravitas Films. The film stars Zaraah Abrahams, Stephen Tyrone Williams, “The Wire’s” Michael K. Williams and Felicia Pearson, Steven Hauck and Elvis Nolasco. Funded through his […]

Gravitas Ventures to release Spike Lee's Da Sweet Blood of Jesus in February

Gravitas Ventures has announced their acquistion of the North American rights to DA SWEET BLOOD OF JESUS, Spike Lee's Kickstarter-funded reinterpretation of Bill Gunn's 1973 cult classic horror tale GANJA AND HESS, with plans...Show More Summary

First Poster for Spike Lee's 'Da Sweet Blood of Jesus,' Coming in 2015

It's been over a year since we heard any solid news on Spike Lee's indie Da Sweet Blood of Jesus. In fact, the last time we wrote about the project, it was just rounding up funding on Kickstarter and it didn't even have a title yet.Show More Summary

Gravitas Ventures Acquires Spike Lee’s ‘Da Sweet Blood Of Jesus’

Gravitas Ventures acquired North American rights to Spike Lee's Da Sweet Blood Of Jesus. Pic, which stars Zaraah Abrahams and Stephen Tyrone Williams, reinterprets Bill Gunn's 1973 Ganja & Hess. Pic which got off the ground through Kickstarter funding, premiered at the American Black Film Festival. Show More Summary

Spike Lee: Post-Racial America is "Bullshit"

Fusion Director Spike Lee on race in America: “If you’re African-American in this country, you know what the deal is.” Fusion’s Jorge Ramos spoke to Lee about his latest documentary “I Can’t Breathe,” problems with the NYPD, race in America and the impact of social media on his projects.What do you think?

Race Matters: New Study Shows Gentrification Has Pushed The Black Middle Class Out Of New York City

Spike Lee was right! Study Shows Gentrification Has Pushed Blacks Out Of New York City Via Atlanta Black Star reports: As African Americans warily eye the encroachment of whites into traditionally Black neighborhoods across the country, the phenomenon has

Brian's Song

Mo' Better Blues, my all time favorite Spike Lee Joint starring Denzel Washington, was my coming-of-age film. Enraptured in my intense adolescent quest for identity, I did all I could to walk like Denzel, talk like Wesley Snipes and deliver a punch-line like the late, great Robin Harris. Show More Summary

Jimmy Goldstein -- I Have the Most Expensive Seats ... In the NBA

The biggest baller in the stands during NBA games isn't Spike Lee or Jack Nicholson or even Justin Bieber -- it's Jimmy Goldstein... who spends more money on NBA tickets than anyone else on Earth. You've seen Goldstein on the court at various NBA…

Spike Lee: Idea that America is a post-racial society under Obama is ‘bullsht’

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

In an interview with Fusion TV, director Spike Lee dismissed the notion that America has become a post-racial society under a black president, calling the belief ‘bullsht.” Speaking with Fusion host Jorge Ramos about race in America, Lee touched upon multiple subjects including the...

Watch: Spike Lee Calls Post-Racial America ‘Bullsh’

During a recent talk about race in America with Fusion host Jorge Ramos, director Spike Lee tackled the issue of a post-racial society under President Barack Obama.

Spike Lee: 'People Who Forget They're Black' Are in 'Trouble'

During a dull, one-sided interview, where Jorge Ramos didn't toss softballs so much as gently hand them to Spike Lee, the director called post-racial America "bullshit," claimed that he regularly experiences racism (Ramos naturally didn't...Show More Summary

"I don’t care who you are, if you’re African-American in this country, you know what the deal is … the deal that you’re black."

Said Spike Lee, who was asked what he tells his own children about race. It was: "People who get in trouble are the people who forget they’re black."

Taylor Swift -- BOOZIN' WITH LINGERIE MODEL ... At NY Knicks Game

The NY Knicks are the Lakers of the East Coast... and not just because they suck -- they drew some of the biggest stars in the world to their home opener last night. Everyone from Justin Bieber to Spike Lee to Ben Stiller were there... but…

Swim Little Fish Swim: Clichéd Quirk and Crackle-Free Relationships

4 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Codirectors Ruben Amar and Lola Bessis claim John Cassavetes, Spike Lee, and Jim Jarmusch as inspiration for their New York tale and feature debut, Swim Little Fish Swim, but there’s not even a hint of those filmmakers’ originality here. Show More Summary

Watch: Spike Lee's Little League Sensation Doc 'I Throw Like a Girl'

We're still waiting to see when the latest film from director Spike Lee, a non-traditional vampire flick called Da Sweet Blood of Jesus, will hit theaters, but there's still plenty of work the filmmaker has done that you can see right now. Show More Summary

Watch: A short documentary about Mo’ne Davis

Spike Lee directed this short documentary about 13-year-old pitcher/point guard Mo’ne Davis. As much as I hate being moved by a video that is ultimately a Chevrolet ad, they totally got me with the anecdote about two little boys pitching to each other arguing about who gets to be Mo’ne. Also: the time when Mo’ne bumped Kobe [...]

Spike Lee Captures the Passion and Personality of Mo'ne Davis in This Stirring World Series Ad

The upstart Kansas City Royals are one of the great underdog stories in recent sports history, a fact further highlighted by the 7-1 pummeling the team received at the hands of the San Francisco Giants in Tuesday's Game 1 of the World Series. Show More Summary

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