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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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  • 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....
  • NAACP Image Awards: Diversity, politics and a stunning 'Selma' snub

    NAACP Image Awards: Diversity, politics and a stunning 'Selma' snub
    Glitz and glamour were not the only things on the minds of celebrities at the 46th NAACP Image Awards on Friday. In kicking off the ceremony in Pasadena, which honors excellence in film, TV, film and literature by artists of color, host Anthony Anderson...
  • 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...
  • 'Selma' wins outstanding film of 2014 at NAACP Image Awards

    'Selma' wins outstanding film of 2014 at NAACP Image Awards
    "Selma," the historical drama about the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and his crusade in 1965 to secure equal voting rights, won outstanding film of 2014 on Friday evening at the 46th NAACP Image Awards at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. The film, which is...
  • '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-...
  • Kevin Hart, Mo'ne Davis headline NBA All-Star celebrity game

    Kevin Hart, Mo'ne Davis headline NBA All-Star celebrity game
    The NBA All-Star Weekend's shortest attraction will return for a fifth engagement. Five-foot-4-inch comedian Kevin Hart headlines the 11th edition of the celebrity game, where he has earned three most valuable player honors. The basketball exhibition ...
  • 'Dear White People' takes a funny, frank, provocative look at race

    'Dear White People' takes a funny, frank, provocative look at race
    Dear White People Lionsgate, $19.98; Blu-ray. $24.99 Available on VOD Feb. 3 Writer-director Justin Simien's campus comedy is one of the most provocative films about race since Spike Lee's early films. Simien doesn't have Lee's talent as a filmmaker...
  • Why TLC turned to Kickstarter for its final album

    Why TLC turned to Kickstarter for its final album
    Sixteen years after TLC printed thousands of fan names in the liner notes of its Grammy-winning album “FanMail,” the group has again turned to its supporters to steer a project -- but for a price. The groundbreaking R&B/hip-hop group plans...