Tags » Spike Lee

Spike Lee helps film student face his past

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – When a film student decided to revisit his criminal teenage past, he found a powerful ally in filmmaker Spike Lee.

Lee was among Darius Clark Monroe’s professors at New York University’s film school when Monroe revealed to him that he had committed a bank robbery when he was 16 and had gone to prison. 177 more words

Entertainment

Spike Lee Mixes ‘Do The Right Thing”s Radio Raheem Scene With Eric Garner’s Death [VIDEO]

Eric Garner, 43, was killed Thursday after being placed in an illegal chokehold by the NYPD and filmmaker Spike Lee has drawn a chilling comparison between Garner’s death and Radio Raheem’s death in “Do The Right Thing.” 224 more words

National

Eric Garner's Autopsy Is 'Inconclusive' + Spike Lee Compares Incident With 'Do The Right Thing' Death

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton is demanding that all 35,000 of his cops be retrained following the incident that killed Eric Garner.

Although the New York Daily News… 401 more words

Most Recent

Spike Lee Splices NYPD Chokehold Footage With Scenes From Do the Right Thing

This embed is invalid

Film director Spike Lee posted a short video on Tuesday, which mixes together footage of a black Staten Island man who died July 17 after a confrontation with the NYPD, with an eerily similar climactic scene from his 1989 movie… 170 more words

Michael Rapaport on Spike Lee: 'He's a S--- Stain'

Former friends Spike Lee and Michael Rapaport are now warring over gentrification in Brooklyn borough of New York City and the quality of films they pro due. 230 more words

Entertainment

Spike Lee Mixes ‘Do The Right Thing”s Radio Raheem Scene With Eric Garner’s Death [VIDEO]

Eric Garner, 43, was killed Thursday after being placed in an illegal chokehold by the NYPD and filmmaker Spike Lee has drawn a chilling comparison between Garner’s death and Radio Raheem’s death in “Do The Right Thing.” 224 more words

National

Spike Lee Mixes ‘Do The Right Thing”s Radio Raheem Scene With Eric Garner’s Death [VIDEO]

Eric Garner, 43, was killed Thursday after being placed in an illegal chokehold by the NYPD and filmmaker Spike Lee has drawn a chilling comparison between Garner’s death and Radio Raheem’s death in “Do The Right Thing.” 215 more words

Entertainment