RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

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

Top Spike Lee Articles

Displaying items 301-312
  • This is not the Garden Reggie Miller used to know

     
    Sorry it took me so long to get around to the excellent material from Reggie Miller that TNT sent Tuesday, but here is the Scourge of the Garden on the standing ovation and "M-V-P" chants Kobe Bryant got Monday night:......
  • LeBron James politely requests to continue playing

     
    Most amusing TV moment of Wednesday night's Knicks game: Al (Franklin Square) Trautwig was interviewing director Spike Lee courtside when Spike yelled, "We gotta go! We gotta go!" Apparently someone was alerting them it was time to inbound the ball......
  • Spike Lee's Kobe Bryant film to premiere at Tribeca

     
    ESPN announced the slate for its third annual portion of the Tribeca Film Festival late next month, headlined by the April 25 premiere of Spike Lee's "Kobe Doin' Work," in which he followed the Lakers star with cameras for a......
  • Closed captions, virtual ads and 'Kobe Doin' Work'

     
    In addition to my MLB Network story, other items in my Friday newspaper column concern SNY's plans to add closed captioning for Mets games May 1 (I'm not going to gloat; I'm just happy my column on the subject might......
  • Luis Tiant documentary kicks off Tribeca/ESPN festival

     
    Here is Jeansonne's take on "The Lost Son of Havana," the Luis Tiant documentary that premiered at the Tribeca/ESPN Film Festival Thursday and will appear on ESPN itself in August. Coming Monday through Friday: My thoughts on films at the......
  • Tribeca Film Festival Mini-Review No. 3

     
    The showcase event of the Tribeca/ESPN Film Festival is Spike Lee's "Kobe Doin' Work." Three dozen or so cameras shot a miked-for-sound Kobe Bryant during a mid-April game against the Spurs last season, then Bryant sat with Lee and narrated......
  • Spike Lee was pleased Kobe Bryant torched Knicks

     
    In addition to my lead item on Christopher (Mad Dog) Russo, my Friday column includes items on an excellent new documentary about the origins of baseball, HBO's announcement the Bengals will be the latest team featured on "Hard Knocks" and......
  • With Knicks out, Spike Lee roots for anyone but Celtics

     
    I participated in a conference call last week with film director Spike Lee about his new documentary, "Kobe Doin' Work." It veered off into some non-Kobe directions. Such as . . . What team does Spike believe will win it......
  • In honor of Marlins ballpark ground-breaking???

     
    This morning, the Marlins will make history, holding the official ceremonial ground-breaking for their loooong awaited ballpark. The ceremony is expected to be full of optimism and forward-looking, but it will also include a tinge of history: the Marlins?...
  • Obama's Vineyard: Retreat's rich history

     
    by Mark Silva This isn't Crawford, Texas, anymore. This is Martha's Vineyard, the remote island retreat of clapboard cottages, bluff-views of the ocean and tranquil harbors reachable by ferry, boat or plane off the shore of Cape Cod where the......
  • The Morning Fix: Vivendi keeps quiet; ex-agent Laurie Ann Levin doesn't; Ailes' big check; Moore's rants and his surprising backer; remembering Alphabet City

     
    After the coffee. Before finishing your Emmy pool. NBC nonnews. Vivendi CEO Jean-Bernard Levy said nothing new Wednesday at a media conference about what the French conglomerate will do with its 20% stake in NBC Universal when its option to......
  • 'La Soga': The inside scoop on murder and corruption in the Dominican Republic

     
    It isn't easy making a movie in the Dominican Republic. When Michael Mann tried shooting part of "Miami Vice" there in 2005, a gunfight broke out near the film set, prompting costar Jamie Foxx to leave the country and forcing......