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  1. Spike Lee Going to Knicks Game Night of Oscars, "Never Used the Word 'Boycott'"

    6:11 am 1/20/2016

    "I'm not going. My wife’s not going. Everyone else can do what they want to do."Read more

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  2. Ben Carson: Oscar Boycott Is Mainly Relevant to "a Few Hollywood Elites"

    12:37 pm 1/19/2016

    At "the end of the day, the American people have far more important concerns," the presidential candidate stated. Read more

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  3. Academy President Issues Lengthy Statement on Lack of Oscars Diversity

    6:56 pm 1/18/2016

    In the wake of Spike Lee and Jada Pinkett Smith announcing they will not be attending this year's Oscars, Cheryl Boone Isaacs says she was "heartbroken and frustrated" by the nominations, which did not include any performers of color.Read more

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  4. #OscarsSoWhite Creator Endorses Oscar Boycott

    4:52 pm 1/18/2016

    In the wake of Spike Lee and Jada Pinkett Smith saying they won't attend this year's Academy Awards, April Reign, who created the hashtag that focuses on the lack of minority nominees, is urging others to do the same.Read more

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  5. Oscars: Spike Lee Refuses to Attend Awards Due to All-White Acting Nominees

    7:35 am 1/18/2016

    "40 White Actors In 2 Years And No Flava At All. We Can't Act?! WTF!!"Read more

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. '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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