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Topic - Spike Lee
Vandals targeted the former Brooklyn home of filmmaker Spike Lee and the house next door after a video of one of the director's humor-laced rants against gentrification went viral.
In a rant that quickly went viral, film director Spike Lee disparaged the gentrification of historically black New York City neighborhoods and reignited an age-old debate over the merits of economic change.
"This is historic!" a photographer yelled as he surveyed the image before him - Sidney Poitier in the center, Spike Lee to his right, Tyler Perry to his left and more than two dozen other black men in Hollywood, from Blair Underwood to Omar Epps, huddled tight around the legend, posing with a purpose.
It was in 2000 when Wilmington native Kiandra Parks had a chance encounter with famed filmmaker Spike Lee, unknowingly setting herself on her own course as a filmmaker.
Spike Lee can now talk about his beloved New York Knicks, or any other basketball topic, all he wants.
MIAMI (AP) — Jesus Shuttlesworth returns to the court this week. Jesus Shuttlesworth may return to the big screen in the future.
Spike Lee made his name as a filmmaker with edgy, low-budget portrayals of the urban experience — films like "Do the Right Thing" and "Mo Better Blues," which chronicled life in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. But he's also dabbled in more commercial fare, as with his enjoyable and slickly crafted 2006 heist film, "Inside Man."
A Florida couple is suing film director Spike Lee for telling fans on Twitter that George Zimmerman lived at their Sanford home, which prompted a wave of death threats to the elderly couple who have no relation to the acquitted killer.
Speaking at an historically black college, President Obama said Sunday he sometimes blamed his youthful failings on racism and urged the all-male class of graduates to look up to black male role models such a filmmaker Spike Lee.
Speaking at a historically black college, President Obama said Sunday that he sometimes blamed his youthful failings on racism and urged graduates to look up to black male role models such as filmmaker Spike Lee.
Fresh from shooting his new film, Spike Lee walked onto the basketball court at the O2 Arena clad in Knicks gear and ready to cheer on his team.
Michael Jackson is bathed in light, his arms outstretched and head back, as if crucified, at the end of Spike Lee's documentary "Bad 25" _ a fitting image for the late pop legend who to some extent basked in fame, but was also clearly tormented by it.
Albert Freeman Jr., the veteran actor who played Elijah Muhammad in Spike Lee's epic film "Malcolm X," has died. He was 78.
Albert Freeman Jr., the veteran actor who played Elijah Muhammad in Spike Lee's epic film, "Malcolm X," has died. He was 78.
The veteran actor who played Elijah Muhammad in Spike Lee's epic film, "Malcolm X," has died. Albert Freeman Jr. was 78.
"So, why did it take this great influx of white people to get the schools better? Why's there more police protection in BedStuy and Harlem now?" he demanded, using local shorthand for Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood. "Why's the garbage getting picked up more regularly? We've been here!"
Spike Lee noted the achievements black filmmakers had enjoyed in 2013 but recalled a similar burst of success a decade ago and seeing it dwindle: "It can't be another 10-year drought."