New York hip-hop pioneers Public Enemy put together a music video for “Fight the Power: Remix 2020” to kick off June’s BET Awards, which was broadcast in the shadow of continuing street protests against police brutality triggered by the killing of George Floyd. They’d made the original version of “Fight the Power” for the soundtrack […]
The veteran filmmaking reflects on his career in film and television, making the transition to directing, and his collaborations with Spike Lee.
Chicago plays itself in this dramatization of the First Couple’s first date.
The city of Chicago presents the free experimental performance series OnEdge.
Highlights from the filmography of Spike Lee
Notes on Spike Lee’s remake of Chan-wook Park’s acclaimed South Korean thriller
Revisiting Mike Leigh’s breakout film, Life Is Sweet.
Clarke Peters and Jules Brown star in Lee’s latest
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue.
Spike Lee ripped the cover off urban America for my 13-year-old self with his 1989 tour de force. He speaks and signs copies of his photo memoir “Spike Lee: Do the Right Thing” 12/24 at Barbara’s Bookstore at Maxwell Street, er, University Village.
Spike Lee ripped the cover off urban America for my 14-year-old self with his 1989 tour de force. He speaks signs copies of his photo memoir Spike Lee: Do the Right Thing today, Dec. 24 at Barbara’s Bookstore at Maxwell Street, er, University Village.