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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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  • Chicago launches 'Epic' national TV campaign

     Chicago launches 'Epic' national TV campaign
    Chicago, city of the big shoulders, is getting a head-to-toe makeover in a new national television campaign launching today. Forget about hog butcher, tool maker and stacker of wheat. Chicago is being depicted as a hotbed of music festivals, hipsters,...
  • Spike Lee to shoot a movie in Chicago called 'Chiraq'

    Spike Lee to shoot a movie in Chicago called 'Chiraq'
    Spike Lee, who comes to town later this month as part of the Chicago International Movies & Music Festival (CIMMfest), plans to shoot his next feature film here, as well.  As reported by The Wrap, the project is called "Chiraq" and Lee is making it...
  • Rachael Leigh Cook, Daniel Gillies welcome baby No. 2

    Rachael Leigh Cook, Daniel Gillies welcome baby No. 2
    They're all that! Rachael Leigh Cook and Daniel Gillies have had another baby. The "She's All That" actress and "The Originals" actor welcomed a baby boy on Saturday in Los Angeles, according to E! News. The little guy, named Theodore Vigo Sullivan...
  • Little League star Mo'ne Davis visits Disney World

    Little League star Mo'ne Davis visits Disney World
    The 13-year-old that stole the hearts of America last fall during the 2014 Little League World Series recently made a stop at Walt Disney World.  Mo'ne Davis, 13, of Philadelphia, visited Walt Disney World Resort Monday and got to be the grand marshal...
  • Freebie Friday: Festivals, Faires, and BBQ

    Freebie Friday: Festivals, Faires, and BBQ
    In the Freebie Spotlight  Florida Heritage BBQ Classic: barbecue competition with live music and entertainment. 5 p.m. today, 11 a.m. Saturday, Osceola Heritage Park, 1875 Silver Spur Lane, Kissimmee, free, 321-697-3333, ohpark.com.   Kowtown...
  • Filmmaker Spike Lee will be in Chicago for CIMMfest

    Filmmaker Spike Lee will be in Chicago for CIMMfest
    Filmmaker Spike Lee is one of the boldface names coming to town for this year's Chicago International Movies & Music Festival, better known as CIMMfest. "An Evening of Music, Film & Wine with Spike Lee" is scheduled for April 18 at City Winery Chicago....
  • Tribeca: Tony Gonzalez film, Spike Lee doc among sports programming

    Tribeca: Tony Gonzalez film, Spike Lee doc among sports programming
    "Play It Forward," a documentary about the sure-handed former NFL tight end Tony Gonzalez and his close relationship with his older brother, Chris, whose own football dreams were never realized, is set to debut at the Tribeca Film Festival next month....
  • 'August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand' on PBS' 'American Masters'

    'August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand' on PBS' 'American Masters'
    August Wilson, a great American writer of great American plays, and a great African American writer of great African American plays, gets the "American Masters" treatment in "The Ground on Which I Stand," an edition of the series "American Masters,"...
  • Make room for Indie Spirit Awards, Oscar's maverick cousin

    Make room for Indie Spirit Awards, Oscar's maverick cousin
    The Spirit Awards. The Independent Spirit Awards. The Indie Spirits. It's an awards show so casual-cool that organizers don't even much mind what you call it. The Film Independent Spirit Awards, as they are officially known to recognize the Los Angeles-...
  • Dustin Hoffman, Spike Lee added to TCM Classic Film Festival

    Dustin Hoffman, Spike Lee added to TCM Classic Film Festival
    Oscar winner Dustin Hoffman and Oscar-nominated filmmaker Spike Lee are the latest celebrities to be added to the star-studded lineup of the TCM Classic Film Festival in Hollywood March 26-29. Hoffman will participate in an extended discussion with Alec...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Inside the Actors Studio' on Bravo

    Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Inside the Actors Studio' on Bravo
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 8 - 14, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES The Slap This new eight-episode...