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Spike Lee

Spike Lee
Shelton Jackson Lee, better known as Spike Lee, is an Emmy Award-winning and Academy Award-nominated film director, producer, writer, and actor, whose movies often examine controversial social and political issues. Brooklyn is the backdrop for many of his films, which he labels as "A Spike Lee Joint." Do the Right Thing, Malcolm X, Mo' Better Blues, Jungle Fever are some of his better-known films.
Shelton Jackson Lee, better known as Spike Lee, is an Emmy Award-winning and Academy Award-nominated film director, producer, writer, and actor, whose movies often examine controversial social and political issues. Brooklyn is the backdrop for many of his films, which he labels as "A Spike Lee Joint." Do the Right Thing, Malcolm X, Mo' Better Blues, Jungle Fever are some of his better-known films. « Show less

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  • Spider-Man Musical Finally Swings Back Into Action

    Spider-Man Musical Finally Swings Back Into Action
    After weeks of delays and techincal difficulties, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark is scheduled to re-open June 14th. The sixth scheduled opening for the now $70 Million dollar musical, the entire show has been reworked, including the removal of the...
  • NBA stars teaming up for the 'Obama Classic' fundraiser

    NBA stars teaming up for the 'Obama Classic' fundraiser
    With ample time on their hands because of the strike, some of the elite players in the NBA are taking part in  an exhibition game next month to raise money for President Obama's reelection campaign. The game is set for 4 p.m. on Dec. 12 in Washington, D....
  • Danielle Berrin on who controls Hollywood: It's money and talent, not the Jews

     
    Danielle Berrin, who writes the Hollywood Jew blog for the Jewish Journal, is a natural-born provocateur. She got into a heated e-mail debate with Aaron Sorkin after she blasted “The Social Network” for its negative portrayal of Jewish women...
  • Peabodys: ‘The Good Wife,’ ‘Justified,’ NPR, PBS are big winners

     
    Two of televisions most entertaining dramas, "The Good Wife" on CBS and "Justified" on FX, have won the Peabody. A record 39 recipients are getting electronic media's answer to the Pulitzer Prizes. The Peabodys, which were announced today, are...
  • 'Good Wife,' Spike Lee, C-SPAN win Peabodys

     
    It is always nice when shows you went out of your way to preview, review and sometimes champion are honored. And that's the case with the Peabody Awards announced Thursday for such productions as "The Good Wife," "Men of a Certain Age," "If God Is Willing...
  • Daum: We're weary of 'being Trayvon'

    Daum: We're weary of 'being Trayvon'
    In the wake of the media blackout imposed last week by Angela Corey, the newly appointed special prosecutor investigating February's fatal shooting of black Florida teen Trayvon Martin, the media has had no choice but to cover the story surrounding the...
  • Budget? What budget? Obama talks energy in Philadelphia before an Al Sharpton gala in New York

     
    Obama calls a last-minute budget session at the White House for Wednesday night....
  • Cassandra Freeman at the Florida Film Fest

     
    Her big break was a Spike Lee film. She's been on Broadway and been a regular on TV's “Numb3rs.” But for her latest role has  Florida native Cassandra Freeman playing a national heroine — of Rwanda. Rose Kabuye is a sort of Oskar...
  • Tyler Perry to Spike Lee: You can go straight to hell!

     
    Spike Lee has really been taking it on the chin this week. First off, his beloved New York Knicks have lost two straight games to the Boston Celtics, blowing big leads both times, seeing a lot of awful defense from......
  • What really ignited Tyler Perry's tirade against Spike Lee?

     
    Tyler Perry/Spike Lee quarrel -- what really sparked the feud?...
  • Itzhak Perlman, Sonny Rollins, Stew and global warming concert to highlight UCLA Live season

     
    UCLA Live 2011-12 season highlights include Itzhak Perlman, Sonny Rollins and concert on global warming...
  • "Factual" email isn't

     
    Over the last couple of months, several people have forwarded me the following e-mail. It’s liberally dotted with terrible flood photos to illustrate the havoc, a few of which I’ll reproduce here. Two standards? After Katrina, the media blamed...