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‘Get Out’ & ‘Black Panther’ Stars Share Most Inspiring Black Films

Get Out was arguably 2017s biggest film, with the upcoming Marvel flick, Black Panther, on target to fill that same coveted spot for 2018. In a new interview with Variety, stars from both films share which Black movies were the most influential for them growing up and even today as they navigate the industry, with

Bill Nunn
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Bill Nunn, ‘Radio Raheem’ from Spike Lee Classic, Dies

Bill Nunn, a veteran character actor whose credits ranged from the “Spider-Man” movie franchise to such Spike Lee films as “Do the Right Thing” and “He Got Game,” has died. His wife, Donna, said Nunn died Saturday at his home in Pittsburgh. He was 63 and had been battling cancer. Lee also confirmed Nunn’s death

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Ernest Dickerson Talks ‘Do the Right Thing,’ 25 Years Later

Although Ernest Dickerson has been directing since his unforgettable 1992 debut Juice, he started his film career as a cinematographer. “My first love was cinematography,” says 63-year-old Dickerson from his home in California. “I used to sit at night watching movies with my uncle, and that was how I discovered what cinematography was all about.”

Spike Lee
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Spike Lee on Hollywood, Do the Right Thing, and Oldboy

Spike Lee wants to stress that his version of Oldboy is not a remake, but a reinterpretation. For starters, the main character was imprisoned in the source material for ten years, in the 2003 Park Chan-wook film for fifteen years, and in Lee's film for twenty years. But the biggest change is why. How justified

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[INTERVIEW] Spike Lee Talks ‘Red Hook Summer’

The converted Fort Greene, Brooklyn, firehouse headquarters for 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks resembles a closed-to-the-public museum, full of memorabilia from nearly all 18 Spike Lee Joints. Bottles of Bamboozled’s Da Bomb malt liquor line a windowsill; a Sal’s Famous Pizzeria pizza box from Do the Right Thing hangs framed on a wall; walk

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Spike Lee Film on Broadway?

Spike Lee has made several classic films that would lend themselves perfectly to Broadway. Apparently, Lee also believes this and may be ready to bring one to the stage just yet. In a recent interview with "Good Morning America," Lee revealed that he is considering a musical centered on his 1989 film "Do The Right

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Barack Obama

Obamas Remember Their First Date

When it comes to the Obamas, seeing the President and First Lady behave like love birds never gets old. The two recently sat down and revealed intimate details of their very first date. As Barack and Michelle tell their recollection of the date, they also correct one another throughout the story in a playful manner. “It

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