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  1. Spike Lee Turns on Obama's Gun Control Plea: "He Hasn't Talked About Chicago. At All"

    9:00 am 1/15/2016

    The 'Chi-Raq' director-producer believes the president should be addressing Chicago's gun violence more: "I was glad he mentioned it, along with Sandy Hook and the other places. But Chicago is the homicide capital of America."Read more

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  2. Michael Jackson 'Off the Wall' Documentary Headed to Sundance & Showtime

    6:45 am 1/7/2016

    Jackson's estate and Sony Music are rereleasing the 36-year-old album with a DVD of the film 'Michael Jackson's Journey from Motown to 'Off the Wall' ' on Feb. 26.Read more

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  3. Spike Lee Reacts to Obama's Gun Control Speech: It's "a Fight for the Soul of the Country"

    2:47 pm 1/6/2016

    The filmmaker teams with his 'Chi-Raq' star Nick Cannon for a screening at ICM Partners.Read more

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  4. Critic's Notebook: For Politically Charged Films, Timing is Everything

    4:00 pm 12/31/2015

    It’s a truly weird season when a new Michael Moore movie is one of the least topical, but the impact of a politically charged film is often a matter of timing (just ask Spike Lee).Read more

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  5. 'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Samuel L. Jackson ('The Hateful Eight')

    5:43 pm 12/24/2015

    The 67-year-old, whose films have grossed more than any other actor's in history, opens up about reuniting with Quentin Tarantino and Spike Lee, Oscars "bullshit," his stutter, the N-word, cops and the "hate" of his golfing buddy Donald Trump.Read more

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  6. Spike Lee Partners With NBA for Gun Safety Ads Featuring Star Players

    11:39 am 12/23/2015

    The campaign, sponsored by Everytown for Gun Safety, will launch during a series of big match-ups on Dec. 25.Read more

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  7. 'Chi-Raq' Composer on Longtime Collaboration With Spike Lee: "It's a Mind-Meld Kind of Thing"

    7:00 am 12/15/2015

    Grammy-winning Jazz trumpeter Terence Blanchard, who has scored all of Lee's movies since 1991's 'Jungle Fever,' says of working with the director, "Spike has his own sound and his own vision, and I just try to deal with his cinematic language."Read more

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  8. Academy President Kicks Off Governors Awards With Show of Support for France

    5:24 pm 11/14/2015

    Spike Lee, along with Gena Rowlands and Debbie Reynolds, was honored at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' annual Governors Awards.Read more

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  9. Spike Lee Reveals Why He Took His Movie to Amazon: "Everyone Else Said No"

    5:00 am 11/13/2015

    "All it takes is one yes. You get a bunch of motherf---ing nos, but all it takes is one yes," says the 'Chi-raq' director, who will receive an honorary Oscar at the Governors Awards on Nov. 14.Read more

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  10. 'Chi-Raq' Trailer

    4:23 pm 11/9/2015

    The official trailer for Spike Lee's 'Chi-Raq' starring Wesley Snipes and Teyonah Parris.Read more

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