Do The Right Thing has a cultural and moral mise-en-scene. Through lighting, props, and acting this film conveys the theme of racial animosity. The dim lighting in the film invokes the audience to understand there is a dark underlining to this plot. 152 more words
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Michael Rapaport has now become the second former Spike Lee collaborator who’s called out the director for his controversial gentrification remarks.
Lee made headlines in February with an off-the-cuff rant about the recent influx of upper-class whites into his hometown of Brooklyn. 244 more words
In February, just blocks from his father’s Fort Greene Brooklyn apartment, filmmaker, Spike Lee, spoke at Pratt Institute. What was intended to be an interview as part of a lecture to honor African American History Month, turned quickly into a rant by Lee blatantly expressing his views on gentrification. 507 more words
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After almost closing a business deal and then derailing it, Joe Doucett (Josh Brolin), an alcoholic, goes on a drinking binge despite the fact that he ought to be attending—sober—the birthday of his three-year-old daughter. 519 more words