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Spike Lee

  1. tiff 2020
    TIFF Announces 2020 Lineup: Regina King’s Directorial Debut, Spike Lee, and MoreThe festival will take place September 10–19 with 50 features.
  2. deep dives
    Watching Da 5 Bloods in SaigonNetflix subscribers in Vietnam describe their experiences watching Spike Lee’s latest movie about the American war.
  3. the view from home
    How Protesting Helped Tayarisha Poe Feel Normal AgainThe Selah and the Spades director isn’t expecting a “yes, the revolution has arrived” moment — but she is feeling a lot of hope.
  4. cool babies
    David Byrne’s American Utopia Is on the Road to HBODirected by his “art brother” Spike Lee.
  5. apologies
    Spike Lee Apologizes for Defending Woody Allen“My words were wrong.”
  6. vulture lists
    Every Spike Lee Film, RankedWith the release of Da 5 Bloods, we revisit each of the director’s major works.
  7. netflix
    There’s a Da 5 Bloods Post-Credit ‘Scene’ But You Probably Won’t See ItNetflix’s autoplay will see to that.
  8. study guide
    A Pop Culture Guide to the Many, Many References in Spike Lee’s Da 5 BloodsFrom the cinematic influences to the historical references to the music cues to the inside jokes, here’s a guide to Spike Lee’s Netflix joint.
  9. friday night movie club
    Inside Man Still Absolutely RulesIt’s Spike Lee and Denzel Washington at their slickest.
  10. chat room
    Jonathan Majors on Shooting Da 5 Bloods With a MAGA Hat on SetThe Last Black Man in San Francisco co-star plays the son of a Trump voter in Spike Lee’s new Netflix movie.
  11. movie review
    Da 5 Bloods Is Spike Lee’s Agit-Prop Action MovieAs a stirring, deliriously referential treatise on race, American history, and black patriotism, it’s one of Lee’s greatest works.
  12. movies
    Spike Lee’s Forever WarHow the Vietnam War epic Da 5 Bloods became one of the most ambitious films of his career.
  13. love / hate
    What Critics Said About Do the Right Thing When It PremieredSpike Lee’s 1989 film was called both “a devastating portrait of Black America pushed to the limit” and “a rancid fairy tale.”
  14. history lessons
    Spike Lee Debuts Short Film Connecting George Floyd and Do the Right Thing“This is history again and again and again …”
  15. open your purse
    Spike Lee’s New Movie Won’t Use CGI De-Aging, Unlike That Other Netflix Film“I was not getting $100 million to de-age our guys.”
  16. trailer mix
    Watch the Trailer for Spike Lee’s Vietnam Vet Joint, Da 5 BloodsStreaming on June 12.
  17. i love new york
    Spike Lee’s Latest Short Film Is a 3-Minute Instagram Tribute to New YorkMan, this guy sure does love New York City.
  18. quarantine reads
    Spike Lee Adds Unmade Jackie Robinson Screenplay to Your Quarantine Reading ListThe director wanted Denzel to star, but sadly, the actor deemed himself “too old.”
  19. feuds
    Spike Lee’s Feud With the New York Knicks, ExplainedSpike Lee entered a Knicks game Monday night through the employee entrance. Things went downhill from there.
  20. oscars 2020
    Spike Lee Honors Kobe Bryant in the Most Spike Lee Fashion PossiblePurple and gold, baby.
  21. cannes 2020
    Spike Lee Named 2020 Cannes Film Festival Jury PresidentHe makes history as the first-ever black jury head.
  22. adaptations
    Spike Lee to Direct ’80s Hip-Hop Romeo and Juliet Adaptation Prince of CatsLakeith Stanfield is out; Spike Lee is in.
  23. coach
    Who’s Behind the Mysterious Door at Coach’s Fantasy Holiday Party?Hint: it’s a ’90s icon.
  24. venice film festival
    Spike Lee Calls Nate Parker’s New Film a ‘Part of History’At the Venice Film Festival, the American Skin filmmaker apologized for his past “tone-deaf” behavior.
  25. cancellations
    Netflix Will Not Renew She’s Gotta Have It for a Third SeasonSpike Lee is reportedly looking for a new home for the series.
  26. a historical spike lee joint
    Spike Lee Brings You Son of the South, Starring Lucas Till and Lucy HaleBased on the 2008 memoir of white civil-rights activist Bob Zellner.
  27. music
    Teyana ‘Spike Lee’ Taylor Directed Her New Video and It Too Deserves an OscarThey give Oscars for music videos, right?
  28. oscars 2019
    Spike Lee Reacts to the Entire Academy AwardsFrom the win to the frowns.
  29. oscars 2019
    See Spike Lee Jump Into Samuel L. Jackson’s Arms After Finally Winning an OscarIt is about damn time.
  30. oscars 2019
    The Oscars Made Progress This Year (But Green Book Was Still a Bad Choice)You will pry the right of an Oscar voter to support a 1986-style quasi-liberal brotherhood-of-man movie out of their cold dead fingers.
  31. awards season
    The Highs, Lows, and Whoas of the 2019 Oscars CeremonyThat was one steamy “Shallow” performance.
  32. oscars 2019
    Terence Blanchard Talks About the Toughness of Scoring BlacKkKlansman“Your heart just feels like it’s ripped open.”
  33. the toughest scene i wrote
    How BlacKkKlansman Crafted Its Explosive ClimaxCo-writer Kevin Willmott walks Vulture through the movie’s closing confrontation between Ron Stallworth, a bomb, and a car full of Klansmen.
  34. sure
    Spike Lee Wants to Know Why Prince Harry Was on Facebook As ‘Spike Lee’We’re going to need more information.
  35. movies
    Chadwick Boseman Will Be in the Next Spike Lee MovieYou can almost smell the Oscars.
  36. hollywood signs
    Oscar Nominations: The Academy Is a House DividedFinally, the Oscars look like America: in total disagreement with itself.
  37. awards season
    Bradley Cooper Double-Dips With Two DGA NominationsSee the full list of DGA nominees.
  38. criticisms
    Spike Lee Defends BlacKkKlansman Depiction of Police After Boots Riley Critique“Look at my films: They’ve been very critical of the police, but on the other hand I’m never going to say all police are corrupt.”
  39. criticisms
    Boots Riley Takes Issue With the ‘Made-Up’ Story of Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansmanThe Sorry to Bother You director says the film’s deviations from the real story all seem designed to depict the police as champions against racism.
  40. charlottesville
    Spike Lee Is the One Who Told Barack Obama About Charlottesville“I could see on his face — that shock.”
  41. cannes 2018
    Spike Lee on BlacKkKlansman and Not Taking the Bait on Kanye“This motherf*cker goes off!”
  42. movie review
    Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman Is an Entertaining and Effective Piece of MelodramaThe filmmaker doesn’t do subtlety.
  43. encounter
    Playing Tourist With BlacKkKlansman’s John David WashingtonSpike Lee’s new star is becoming face-on-the-movie-poster famous.
  44. movies
    Topher Grace Does Self-Care by Undoing Film FranchisesSome of us do charcoal masks, others recut The Hobbit trilogy into one simple two-hour movie.
  45. exclusive
    Watch Topher Grace’s Racist Ode to White America in This BlacKkKlansman ClipGrace plays Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke in this exclusive from Spike Lee’s new movie.
  46. ‘That Motherfucker’: Read Spike Lee’s Passionate Anti-Trump Monologue at CannesAt the press conference for his film BlacKkKlansman, Lee was left shaken after this five-minute speech.
  47. movie review
    Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman Is Stylish, Hilarious, and Utterly UncompromisingFrom its bombastic title on down, Spike Lee is in stylistic conversation with the blaxploitation genre.
  48. cinemacon 2018
    Jason Blum on BlacKkKlansman: ‘They Are Awful But They Are Stupid!’This movie sounds like a hoot.
  49. Spike Lee Has Seen Black Panther 4 Times AlreadyAt the Tribeca Film Festival, the veteran director professed his love for the film — and discussed Colin Kaepernick.
  50. cannes 2018
    Cannes 2018 Lineup: Silver Lake, Spike Lee, and New GodardSolo: A Star Wars Story will screen out of competition.
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