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Film Review: Chi-Raq

In association with the Glasgow Film Theatre

Amid the rising tide of disillusionment and anger among black and ethnic minority groups in America, veteran director Spike Lee brings us musical drama… 416 more words

Chi-Raq (US 2015)

This is the new Spike Lee film set mainly in Chicago (or Chi-Raq) and which ‘The Guardian‘ review praised with four stars. It added a comment… 394 more words

Leeds International Film Festival

Watch Cuba Gooding Jr., Spike Lee, Ansel Elgort and Michael Kors Go Off Script

This year’s Footwear News Achievement Awards had lots of big moments that were planned — Rihanna was the first woman to receive the Shoe of the Year Award, Iris Apfel received the first-ever Icon Award and the blossoming fashion industry mogul Zendaya received the Launch of the Year. 100 more words


Chi-raq: Film Review

With issues such as gun control and Black Lives Matter permanently in the conversation nowadays, it is a no brainer Spike Lee wanted to make a film highlighting them. 439 more words


Review: Chi-Raq

It seems like too long since a Spike Lee ‘joint’ was the cause for particular interest or comment. His last breakthrough commercial hit was Inside Man… 817 more words


Breaking Conventions and Taking Chances in 1999


The year 1999 saw directors taking chances with unique storylines, digital animation, and out of character casting. It seemed every director wanted to leave a mark before the new millennium. 145 more words


Chi-Raq: a Review in Verse

Note: This review was originally written for Banterflix (see here) in conjunction with the film’s December 2016 UK release.

Chi-Raq is a film that captures our time, 765 more words