Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Tag: Spike Lee

Spike Lee Warns Hollywood ‘You Better Get...

 Spike Lee was awarded an honorary Oscar on Saturday night at the 7th Annual Academy Governor Awards.  Decked in a Chi-raq embedded hat, a...

Spike Lee’s ‘Chiraq’ Trailer Sparks New Controversy,...

Since the announcement of Spike Lee's latest film, Chiraq, it's been engulfed in controversy over the title and accused of reinforcing the negative stereotypes...

Actor Harold Perrineau Defends Daughter Against Colorism...

Jem and the Holograms actress Aurora Perrineau has come under attack for being considered by most fans to be too light skinned to be the...

Spike Lee Calls Out Chicago’s Mayor Rahm...

Spike Lee has always been one to fight for his vision. While Lee’s upcoming film, Chi-raq, has been cloaked in secrecy, it's also been...

‘The HateFul Eight’ Director Quentin Tarantino Reveals...

Director Quentin Tarantino is under fire after an interview with the New York Times. In the director's career, he has been chastised for his liberal use...

Spike Lee’s ‘Bamboozled’ Speaks More About America...

  “As I bled to death, as my very life oozed out of me, all I could think of was something the great Negro James...

Spike Lee Further Clarifies His Thoughts on...

  Throughout his 30 year career, Spike Lee has provoked and courted controversy, praise, criticism, anger and admiration with equal measure.  A constant contrarian and...

Spike Lee’s ‘Chiraq’ to Become Amazon’s First...

  Spike Lee is bringing his cinematic talent to help Amazon cross into uncharted territory. For the first time, Amazon Studios will release an original...

10 of the Best Black Coming-of-Age Films...

Recently released coming-of-age film Dope, directed by Rick Famuyiwa, follows a long line of successful Black movies that evoke the nostalgia about the young years we never...

10 Affirming Black Books That Will Elevate...

Black representation matters when it pertains to the literature that our Black children are exposed to. Here are 10 Black children's books that elevate...

Tribeca Film Festival Delivers on Diversity With...

For far too long, the Black community has been left begging for more diversity in film and television — not just in the race of...

8 Black Female Movie Directors Leading the...

Ava DuVernay Film critics and moviegoers alike were expecting DuVernay to make award season history at the Oscars and the Golden Globes, but nobody needed...

8 Celebrities Who Aren’t Afraid to Speak...

Jesse Williams The star of Grey's Anatomy has been an outspoken advocate for social justice and racial equality. He has been an unflinching supporter of...

10 Wonderful Black Films That Were Snubbed...

Do the Right Thing (1989) Director Spike Lee’s film was groundbreaking, funny and considered by many to be his best work. Its statement on race...

Spike Lee’s Latest Film, ‘Da Sweet Blood...

The latest film from Spike Lee is available. . . now. And you can view Da Sweet Blood of Jesus right where you are. Lee...

Do You Know Them All? 11 of...

Tyler Perry The Atlanta-based filmmaker takes the top spot, with $844 million in gross earnings over 13 films. His biggest money-maker was Madea Goes To...

A City Transformed: New Study Documents How...

As African Americans warily eye the encroachment of whites into traditionally Black neighborhoods across the country, the phenomenon has sparked a national debate about...