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    If You Missed It...Watch The Spike Lee And Dee Rees Conversation w/David Carr At Sundance

    So, if you haven't heard already, Spike Lee's Red Hook Summer practically caused shock waves with its debut at Sundance yesterday.  Critics seemed evenly split on whether or not it's a good film.  A word that seems to pop up consistently...polarizing.  Hmmm...we'll jus...

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    "This Is Not A Motherf**king Sequel To Do The Right Thing!" & More From The Fiery Q&A For Spike Lee's 'Red Hook Summer'

    Trust Spike Lee to shake things up a bit. The Sundance Film Festival has been ticking along quietly and unremarkably since the end of last week. Some films screened. Some were good. Some were bad. Yawn. But last night, Spike Lee premiered his latest film, a low-budget, self-funded return to his root...

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    Spike Lee Would Love To Make A Musical With Prince Or Kanye West; 'Red Hook Summer' Aiming For Summer Release

    It says something about the state of film financing today that Spike Lee had to pay out of pocket himself for his upcoming "Red Hook Summer." But it also makes its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival all the more fitting, at an event where big stars tend to take to center stage, the fil...

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    Spike Lee Talks to Indiewire: "I'm not going to let other people dictate the stories I tell."

    First things first: "Red Hook Summer," Spike Lee's Brooklyn-set drama premiering at the Sundance Film Festival, is not a sequel to 1989's "Do the Right Thing." Yes, it takes place in the same neighborhood melting pot as that earlier film and Lee allegedly reprises th...

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    Start Date For 'Oldboy' Pushed Back As Clive Owen Is The Latest To Turn Down A Role

    We have to say, we're starting to become a little concerned about "Oldboy." Never exactly the most necessary of remakes in the first place, our interest was piqued when Spike Lee signed on to direct, swiftly followed by Josh Brolin; a talented, interesting pair who seemed to promise th...

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    Producer Andrew Kosove Says Screenwriter For New 'Blade Runner' Film Will Be Announced Soon, Black List Script 'Prisoners' Still On The Way

    With 2011 winding down, all eyes are now on 2012 and what the future will bring and one project that has been knocking around for a while is "Prisoners" -- but the new year should bring the film some better fortune.

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    Colin Firth Turns Down Lead Villain Role In Spike Lee's 'Oldboy' Remake Starring Josh Brolin

    Despite recently confirming an offer to play the lead antagonist in Spike Lee's upcoming remake of Park Chan-wook's "Oldboy," it looks like things just haven't worked out for Colin Firth as he has now reportedly turned down the chance to star opposite Josh Brolin in the project.

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    Spike Lee To Direct Eddie Murphy In HBO Biopic On Notorious Washington Mayor Marion Barry

    Well, here's a pretty big surprise. Eddie Murphy, who was poised for a comeback with "Tower Heist," seemed to have those hoped dash by the film underperforming at the box office, coupled with his association in the Ratnergate Oscar ceremony fallout, that led to the comic actor stepping...

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    Sundance Film Festival Unveils Premieres & Documentary Premieres Lineups

    Sundance Film Festival unveiled its Premieres and Documentary Premieres lineup Monday afternoon, completing its major announcements for feature films both in and out of competition. All world debuts, films screening in Sundance's Premiere's section will showcase a cross-section of new work f...

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