Spike Lee

Adam Driver, left, and John David Washington star in “BlacKkKlansman.” (Courtesy Focus Features)

Spike Lee’s ‘BlacKkKlansman’ entertaining, incendiary, essential

Though Spike Lee has continued to do highly personal, passionate work throughout…

 

Los Angeles Lakers head coach Phil Jackson gestures during the first half of their NBA basketball game against the Golden State Warriors, Sunday, Dec. 9, 2007, in Los Angeles. (Mark J. Terrill/AP)

Hey, Zen Master, how ’bout them Warriors now?

And now, a moment of silence for Phil Jackson and his New…

 

Chris Rock, speaking Monday during a Martin Luther King Jr. event in New York, apparently has unveiled a new promotion for the 2016 Oscars broadcast, calling the ceremony “The White BET Awards.” (Andres Kudacki/AP)

Scoop: Will non-diversity evoke meaningful Oscar 2016 boycott?

It probably won’t be the case that a boycott over the lack…

Chris Rock, speaking Monday during a Martin Luther King Jr. event in New York, apparently has unveiled a new promotion for the 2016 Oscars broadcast, calling the ceremony “The White BET Awards.” (Andres Kudacki/AP)
Nick Cannon stars in “Chi-Raq,” Spike Lee’s new movie that promotes love and tolerance. (Courtesy Parrish Lewis/Roadside Attractions/Amazon Studios)

Spike Lee’s ‘Chi-Raq’ a rhyming call for peace

Is there another filmmaker so outspoken and passionate, so foolhardy and ferociously…

Nick Cannon stars in “Chi-Raq,” Spike Lee’s new movie that promotes love and tolerance. (Courtesy Parrish Lewis/Roadside Attractions/Amazon Studios)
Tony Dejak/AP PhotoSpike Lee is slated to coach the Sprint NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

Spike Lee goes from director to coach for NBA All-Star

NEW YORK — Spike Lee is going to be directing the likes…

Tony Dejak/AP PhotoSpike Lee is slated to coach the Sprint NBA All-Star Celebrity Game
COURTESY ASHLEY NGUYENWriter-director Justin Simien takes on race – and more – in his first feature film “Dear White People.”

Justin Simien hopes to ‘break mold’ with ‘Dear White People’

Justin Simien has big aspirations for his first feature film “Dear White…

COURTESY ASHLEY NGUYENWriter-director Justin Simien takes on race – and more – in his first feature film “Dear White People.”

Spike Lee wants Florida Zimmerman tweet lawsuit ended

Spike Lee has asked a federal judge to throw out lawsuit filed…