Spike Lee

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What links David O Russell’s crime romp Amsterdam to Gloria Steinem and Bob Dylan?
Ahead of the shouty director’s latest film, we venture down the rabbit hole with Christian Bale, Julianne Moore and Spike Lee

Larry Ryan

08, Oct, 2022 @12:00 PM

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If you watch only one film … the greatest movies by the greatest directors
Some directors come with such huge back catalogues that it can be hard to know where to start. Enter our film critics, who suggest the best routes in to the works of some of our most prolific film-makers

Peter Bradshaw, Simran Hans, Catherine Bray and Danny Leigh

09, Jul, 2022 @11:00 AM

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No dramas: superhero movies and their opening weekend cash cows crowd out realistic films | Greg Jericho
Fewer artistic risks means fewer films that say something about your life, unless it involves flying people

Greg Jericho

22, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Why is Spike Lee’s 9/11 docuseries so controversial?
The film-maker’s new HBO series has been re-edited after backlash over featuring 9/11 ‘truthers’ but a thread of distrust remains

Charles Bramesco

01, Sep, 2021 @1:39 PM

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Titane may not have been the best film at Cannes, but it had guts, drive – and an anthro-automotive hybrid devil child
Julia Ducournau has became the second woman ever to win the Palme d’Or at Cannes. Her triumph is a suitably rock’n’roll ending for this year’s festival

Peter Bradshaw

17, Jul, 2021 @8:21 PM

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The Guardian view on the future of cinema: don’t panic… | Editorial
Editorial: Streaming platforms are transforming the way films are watched. But traditional movie-going and sofa viewing can coexist


16, Jul, 2021 @5:20 PM

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‘A weirder Cannes’: how Covid-19 has changed the face of the film festival
The face mask has become the most ubiquitous accessory at this year’s event and makes it difficult to know who’s who

Peter Bradshaw

09, Jul, 2021 @8:08 PM

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Spike Lee: ‘You hope that black people will stop being hunted down like animals’
The director has spoken about race at the Cannes film festival, where he is the first black president of the Palme d’Or jury

Andrew Pulver

06, Jul, 2021 @3:26 PM

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Spike Lee: Lord of misrule set to shake up Cannes Film Festival
The inspirational ‘godfather of black movie making’ will bring a much-needed mix of controversy and fun as the festival returns to the Croisette

Vanessa Thorpe

04, Jul, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Samuel L Jackson’s 20 best films – ranked!
Soon to be seen in The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard, the actor has a CV taking in dancing losers, choric narrators, a Bible-misquoting killer – and Marvel’s coolest middleman

Peter Bradshaw

03, Jun, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Sparks musical with Adam Driver and Marion Cotillard to open Cannes film festival
Written by Ron and Russell Mael and set in Los Angeles, Annette is the first English-language film by Holy Motors director Leos Carax

Andrew Pulver

19, Apr, 2021 @11:20 AM

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Ten female directors make 2021 Baftas shortlist
Of the 20 films in director category, half have a female director or co-director, but there’s little love for Da 5 Bloods or Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Catherine Shoard

04, Feb, 2021 @4:57 PM

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