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Spike Lee Signs Multi-Year Deal With Netflix

Spike Lee is off to a running start for 2022 and has just signed a multi-year partnership with Netflix. Spike said, “There is no better way for me and my company 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks to begin the new year than renew our partnership with Ted, Scott, and Tendo — da fearless leaders… Read more »

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Da 5 Bloods Named Best of 2020

The National Board of Review has named Spike Lee’s film Da 5 Bloods the best film of 2020.   In addition, Spike won the top prize for a director to become only the second Black director behind Bary Jenkins to receive the honor.   Receiving this award has some award implications. Over the last 30 years, the film that… Read more »

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Spike Lee Says Bill Cosby Stole Ideas for “A Different World”

Netflix recently started streaming Spike Lee’s School Daze. Spike jumped on a live Twitter session with people who were watching the movie. Spike tweeted, for the record, School Daze was shot before A Different World. Robbi Reed cast both. Bill Cosby jacked us. Both A Different World and School Daze had Jasmine Guy, Kadeem Hardison… Read more »

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Spike Lee Becomes First Black President of the Cannes Film Festival

  Spike Lee has broken another barrier.  He has become the 2020 Cannes Film Festival Jury President.  With the title, he is the first African American and the first black person to be named jury president.   he said,  the Cannes Film Festival besides being the most important film festival in the world — no disrespect to anybody)… Read more »