| Nov 15, 2012
| 4:32 PM
This year marks the 25th anniversary of the release of Michael Jackson’s album Bad, his 1987 follow-up to the 1982 mega-smash Thriller. Bad was another critical, artistic and financial triumph for Jackson, launching several hit singles, including...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 9:39 PM
“Dancing With the Stars” will salute Michael Jackson in a big way next week. The five remaining couples will dance to a Jackson song in the show that begins at 8 p.m. Monday on ABC (WFTV-Channel 9 locally). The professional dancers will open...
| Sep 27, 2012
TV, film, theater, music--Danny Aiello does it all. Most notably, he was nominated for an Academy Award for his work in Spike Lee's "Do the Right Thing." Other film credits include: "Moonstruck," "The Godfather Part 2," and "The Purple Rose of Cairo."...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 3:25 PM
Director Peter Ramsey is sitting in his office on the DreamWorks Animation campus in Glendale and recalling a vivid childhood memory. “I remember being in my pajamas in the back of my parents' car at an Inglewood drive-in watching Disney's “...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 9:23 AM
PIX11 attended premiere of Spike Lee's latest film in his “Chronicles of Brooklyn” series RED HOOK SUMMER. Hundreds came out to support the iconic writer/director including Mike Tyson, Gayle King, Laila Ali, Debra Lee, Stephen Hill, Mona...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 8:17 PM
(Reuters) - Actor Al Freeman Jr., perhaps best known for his portrayal of Nation of Islam leader Elijah Muhammad in Spike Lee's 1992 film "Malcolm X," has died, Howard University said on Friday.
"It is with tremendous sadness that the passing of our...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 8:30 AM
In the late '80s a thunderbolt of inspiration struck Jack Valenti, longtime chief of the Motion Picture Assn. of America: What if his organization got rid of the X rating, besmirched by years of misappropriation by hard-core exploitation films, and...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 7:19 PM
They are more likely to get shot, go to jail, drop out of school, end up in foster care, be abandoned by their fathers and have children of their own while they're still teenagers.
Compared with other Americans, young black men have the statistical...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 3:06 PM
Jan 08 (TheWrap.com) - Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained" has already been the subject of criticism for its bloody violence and frequent use of the N-word, but now action figures from the film are causing the next wave of outrage.
| Jan 2, 2013
| 12:13 PM
Quentin Tarantino has come under fire for the use of the N-word in his new film “Django Unchained,” which is also probably one of the best films ever made about American slavery.
Comedian Katt Williams threatened to punch Tarantino. Spike...
| Oct 2, 2012
Mayor Mitch Landrieu joined director and producer Spike Lee to pitch the new public awareness campaign called "Flip the Script".
"Flip the Script" aims to change the way young, black men are perceived -- and they way they perceive themselves -- according...