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    'Malcolm X' Revisited

    There's a scene in Spike Lee's "Malcolm X" (1992) where the title character recalls his mother being harassed by the Ku Klux Klan in Nebraska while pregnant with him. They shatter her windows with rifles as she frantically pleads to be left alone with her children. A white band of KKK members cover ...

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    Why Do You Think Mookie Threw A Trash Can Into Sal’s Pizzeria Window In 'Do The Right Thing?'

    This was a debate we had on the old site, almost 4 years ago, when only about 100 people were reading it. Ok, so there were more than that, but you get the point!

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    Spike Lee's 'Go Brazil, Go!' Will Tackle Race Problem + May Debut At Cannes 2014 + Pics

    It's been almost a year since I last wrote about this upcoming project from Spike Lee - a feature documentary titled Go Brazil, Go!, which will focus on the rise of that country (on the move, particularly politically and economically) on the international scene, as one of the BRIC countries, an ...

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    Watch - Spike Lee: My First Big Break

    I missed this entire series, and just discovered it today, so I'm catching up. 

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    Watch: 'Spike Lee Was My Hero' By Skyzoo Featuring Talib Kweli

    We've gotten over the *hump* so what better way to start a Thursday than with a new music video for a track titled Spike Lee Was My Hero, from Skyzoo and Talib Kweli, which pays tribute to the one and only, who actually makes a appearance towards the end of the video.

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    Jamie Foxx Says Spike Lee Is "Irresponsible" To Judge 'Django Unchained' Without Seeing It

    You might remember that just before the film opened nationwide, the always opinionated Spike Lee weighed in on Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained." "...it's disrespectful to my ancestors, to see that film," he said in an interview, while he also hit Twitter to proclaim, "American Slavery Was Not ...

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    What To Make Of The Recent Ad Hominem Attacks Against Spike Lee...

    Ok, so what's going on here folks?

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    The Decline Of Spike Lee: A Prisoner Of The Middle Class

    Having seen Spike Lee’s RED HOOK SUMMER (2012) in its entirety I can finally identify three major flaws that comment upon the general decline in the dramatic quality and commercial impact of Spike Lee’s narrative films in recent years.   It is highly recommended that you view t...

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    Debate Continues to Rage Over 'Django Unchained' as It Gallops Past $64 Million at the Box Office

    Notable figures both in and out of Hollywood continue to weigh in on Quentin Tarantino’s “Django Unchained." The ongoing debate about the film can only help its prospects — “Django” is now more than halfway to the domestic box office total of “Inglourious Basterds," in a mere six days.

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    Tarantino's Candy (Slavery In The White Male Imagination)

    (NO SPOILERS)

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