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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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  • An ‘Oldboy’ remake with Will Smith and Spike Lee?

     
    This sounds intriguing. Hit or miss directing legend Spike Lee could land the (somewhat) coveted job of directing the remake of the Korean thriller “Oldboy,” one of the great vengeance tales in the annals of the big screen. And if he's game,...
  • Knicks Draft Georgia Tech Guard

    Knicks Draft Georgia Tech Guard
    With the 17th pick of the 2011 NBA draft Thursday night, the New York Knicks selected Iman Shumpert. Shumpert is a junior guard from Georgia Tech. He is a 6'5.5", 222 lbs. defensive specialist, something the Knicks definitely need. Iman was not in...
  • Former President Bush Releases Memoir

    Former President Bush Releases Memoir
    Former President George W. Bush says a phrase that haunted him after Hurricane Katrina - "Brownie, you're doing a heck of a job" - was inspired by a statement of praise for his embattled FEMA chief from Alabama's governor. "I never imagined those words...
  • Growing support for Noblesville business owner and his soap

    Growing support for Noblesville business owner and his soap
    The controversy over soap with racist labels being sold at a Noblesville store continues. In addition to those who are offended by the store selling these items, there is also growing support for the vendor who has been ordered to take the soaps off the...
  • Discoveries

    Discoveries
    Making Supper Safe Why We've Lost Trust in Our Food and How We Can Get It Back Ben Hewitt Rodale: 265 pp., $24.99 The statistics are shocking: "More than 200,000 Americans are sickened by food every day, and each year 325,000 of us will be...
  • 'Justified,' 'The Good Wife' among Peabody Award recipients

    'Justified,' 'The Good Wife' among Peabody Award recipients
    FX's "Justified" seems to be on a roll in its second season. The storytelling has gotten even richer than in its freshman season. The acting, from stars Timothy Olyphant and Walton Goggins and the season-long guest star Margo Martindale (OK, and the...
  • 'If God Is Willing': Spike Lee chronicles more hard times in the Big Easy

    We watch TV to forget troubles, root for teams, wallow in sordid lives, or marvel at singers and dancers. We tune in for the news and to educate ourselves, but rarely do we watch to become enraged. Yet it's impossible to sit through "If God Is Willing...
  • Brad Pitt in Favor of Death Penalty for BP Execs

    Brad Pitt in Favor of Death Penalty for BP Execs
    Actor turned big mouth, Brad Pitt makes a bold statement against BP. While promoting a documentary on the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina the "Ocean's Eleven" actor says that although he's against capital punishment, he would make a special exception...
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  • Spike Lee To Speak At UW Wednesday Night

    Spike Lee To Speak At UW Wednesday Night
    Director Spike Lee will be speaking Wednesday night at the UW and it's open to the public. The filmmaker will be appearing at Meany Hall on the UW campus from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. If you're interested in attending, tickets are $15 for UW students and $25...
  • Lisa Kudrow helps more stars find themselves as 'Who Do You Think You Are?' returns

    Lisa Kudrow may be an Emmy-winning funny lady, but she's serious about helping stars trace their ancestry. The actress who became iconic as lovably ditsy Phoebe Buffay on the long-running sitcom "Friends" decided to bring a British show to the U.S. as...
  • Spike Lee to speak at IU

    Spike Lee to speak at IU
    Film director and producer Spike Lee is scheduled to speak at Indiana University on February 26th at 7 p.m. at the IU Auditorium. Before stopping at the Bloomington campus for ArtsWeek, he plans to speak to middle and high school students at the Ivy Tech...