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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Watch Mike Tyson’s ‘Undisputed Truth’ Trailer

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It's still on my bucket list to one day chop it up with Mike Tyson.

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Saturday Matinee – Spike Lee’s ‘He Got Game’

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During the past 15 years, not many roles have ascended into the ranks of immortality quite like "Jesus Shuttlesworth.

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Watch This Teaser Trailer For Spike Lee’s ‘Old Boy’

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Let's get something out of the way: Old Boy is one of the most revered films, ever.

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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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The 50th Anniversary Of The 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing

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Fifty years ago today, Addie Mae Collins, Cynthia Wesley, Carole Robertson and Denise McNair were killed when the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama was bombed on Sunday, September 15, 1963 as an act of racially motivated terrorism.

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12 Of The Best Songs From Spike Lee’s Movies

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<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2013/09/spike-lee-movies-songs-lead.jpg"></a>Words By <a href="https://twitter.com/preezydakid">Preezy Da Kid</a> Famed director and die-hard Brooklynite Spike Lee is one of the most influential creative minds of the Hip-Hop generation.

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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.

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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.

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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>.

#TRAILERS

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.

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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.

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Spike Lee Talks Jordan, Spizikes & Mars Blackmon’s Retirement With Russ Bengtson & DJ Clark Kent

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Filmmaker Spike Lee sits down to talk sneakers with Russ Bengston and DJ Clark Kent for <a href="http://www.complex.com/tv/shows/quickstrike/guest-spike-lee-x-nike-lebron-x-kd-elite-quickstrike-10-complex-tv">the 10th episode</a> of Quickstrike.

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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.

UNCLE LUKE'S GOSPEL

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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