Posts Tagged: spike lee

FORT GREENE

Vandals Spray Painted ‘Do The Right Thing’ On Spike Lee’s Old House In Brooklyn

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Spike Lee's childhood neighbor's house vandalized just days after his anti-gentrification rant.

Spike Lee Profited From Gentrification Before He Was Against It

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Hot on the heels of Spike Lee's rant about gentrification, a report surfaces showing how much he has profited from it.

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Spike Lee Went On A Seven-Minute Rant Against ‘Motherf*cking Hipsters’ In Brooklyn Last Night

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"They can’t even afford f*ckin’, motherf*ckin’ Williamsburg now because of motherf*ckin’ hipsters."

JESUS SHUTTLESWORTH

Spike Lee And Ray Allen Have Discussed A ‘He Got Game’ Sequel

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Thanks to the NBA's nickname jerseys, Spike Lee and Ray Allen have talked about teaming up again for a sequel to 'He Got Game.'

BASKETBALL

Ray Allen Will Wear A Jesus Shuttlesworth Jersey This Season

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Miami Heat guard Ray Allen will wear a special Jesus Shuttlesworth uniform this season for the NBA's new nickname jerseys.

AWESOME FANS

A New York Knicks Fan Came Down From The Mountaintop With The Ultimate Knicks Fan Rant

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The New York Knicks have problems, but one frustrated, passionate man knows the reasons for everything.

FROZEN

Weekend Box Office: Spike Lee’s Oldboy Bombs, Catching Fire Crosses $500 Million

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Frozen and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire set Thanksgiving weekend records while Statham's Homefront and Spike Lee's Oldboy bomb with little promotion.

PLAGIARISM

Spike Lee Was Spectactularly Unhelpful to Oldboy’s Allegedly Plagiarized Poster Artist

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A disgruntled poster designer for Oldboy who says he was plagiarized wrote an open letter to Spike Lee. Lee's response was, shall we say, unhelpful.

FILMDRUNK REVIEWS

REVIEW: Spike Lee’s Oldboy is a Fascinating Disaster

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Spike Lee's remake of Oldboy is basically like if McDonald's tried to do an American version of kimchi and served us ketchup on cabbage.

DAVID MCCLAINE

Spike Lee is getting sued by that couple whose address he retweeted thinking it was George Zimmerman’s

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Spike Lee sued by the couple whose address he retweeted mistakenly thinking it belonged to George Zimmerman. Now they want $15 grand, in addition to an earlier settlement.

josh brolin

New red-band Oldboy clips offers glimpse at the hammer fight

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This new red-band clip from Spike Lee's US remake of <em>Oldboy</em> is short and sweet, but offers a short glimpse of what Lee's version of the iconic hammer fight sequence is going to look like.

josh brolin

The New ‘Old Boy’ Teaser Prepares You For Your Stay In A Creepy Hotel

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Like a lot of people who have seen the 2003 South Korean film Old Boy, I’ve been upset that the film has been remade for American audiences.

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Steven Soderbergh donated $10,000 to Spike Lee's Kickstarter

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Spike Lee got a lot of flack for<a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2013/07/spike-lee-kickstarting-film-about-vampires-or-something" target="_blank"> his Kickstarter campaign</a>, mostly for all the wrong reasons.

eddie pepitone

Frotcast 162: Bitter Buddha director Steven Feinartz

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Listen on the player above, or <a href="http://4a32ef27596404b3c8ee-bcc3ccb00ecf0b1e20fae464d2ef39bf.r87.cf1.rackcdn.com/Frotcast162.mp3" target="_blank">download this week's episode as an mp3 here </a>(right-click, "save as.

BLOOD ADDICTION

Spike Lee is Kickstarting a movie about vampires or something

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The normal order of things is, black guys invent something and white hipsters steal it, but Spike Lee is turning that paradigm on its head by ripping a page from the Veronica Mars/<a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2013/04/zach-braff-is-using-kickstarter-to-fund-his-next-movie-and-people-are-pissed" target="_blank">Zach Braff playbook</a> and trying to fund his next film <a href="http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/spikelee/the-newest-hottest-spike-lee-joint" target="_blank">on Kickstarter</a>.

CHAN WOOK PARK

TRAILER: Spike Lee steals Oldboy from a Korean

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Mild-mannered Korean shop owner Park Chan-Wook made the cult classic revenge movie Oldboy back in 2003, and ten years later, he turns his back for two seconds and Spike Lee comes along and steals it.

BREAKING THE GIRLS

This Week in Posters: Electro, Bill Murray, & Old Boy

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Here's the first official shot of Jamie Foxx as Electro in The Amazing Spider-Man 2.

300 RISE OF AN EMPIRE

The Great Gatsby is Spring Breakers (This Week in Posters)

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The other day when I posted the <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2013/04/fergie-song-great-gatsby-soundtrack-party-never-killed-nobody" target="_blank">Fergie song</a> on the Great Gatsby soundtrack, I couldn't shake the feeling that The Great Gatsby would be the non tongue-in-cheek Spring Breakers.

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2 Live Crew’s Uncle Luke: “Spike Lee is a bougie house negro”

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Luther Campbell, aka Uncle Luke, is surely best known for writing songs like "Me So Horny" and "Pop That Coochie" with 2 Live Crew, but he has warranted mention on this site a few times before, like when he starred in a Sundance short where he <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2011/12/2-live-crew-singer-to-bone-naked-zombies-in-sundance-short" target="_blank">has sex with some naked zombies</a>.


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