Spike Lee

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American Utopia review – David Byrne and Spike Lee burn down the house
This ambitious concert film mixes politics, Talking Heads hits and Lee’s inimitable style to winning effect

Simran Hans

19, Dec, 2020 @3:00 PM

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The 50 best films of 2020 in the UK: the full list
It’s number one time, and it’s a picture from the beginning of the year that nothing else has quite eclipsed for wit, thrills and sheer watchability

Andrew Pulver

18, Dec, 2020 @8:09 AM

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The 2020 Braddies go to … Peter Bradshaw's film picks of the year
Alongside our countdown of the best films of 2020, our chief film critic selects his favourite movies, directors and performances of the year

Peter Bradshaw

17, Dec, 2020 @9:18 AM

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David Byrne: 'Spike Lee and I have a lot in common'
The former Talking Heads frontman on the importance of performance, covering Janelle Monáe, and his hope for the American experiment

Sean O’Hagan

13, Dec, 2020 @9:30 AM

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Standing ovation: Spike Lee to direct musical about Viagra
The director’s next project after Da 5 Bloods is based on a 2018 Esquire article and will be co-written by Kwame Kwei-Armah

Andrew Pulver

18, Nov, 2020 @10:50 AM

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Radha Blank: ‘Failure is a great tool in comedy’
After years of struggling on Broadway, the writer, actor and director takes aim at New York’s theatre establishment in her hit film The Forty-Year-Old Version

Claire Armitstead

04, Oct, 2020 @9:00 AM

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David Byrne's American Utopia review – Spike Lee's thrilling treat for fans
A filmed version of the musician’s hit Broadway show plays like a vibrant greatest hits extravaganza that has the power to convert anyone

Peter Bradshaw

11, Sep, 2020 @7:47 PM

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London film festival to be 'most accessible yet' as lineup unveiled
Organisers say they are ‘going big’ with screenings online and in independent cinemas

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

08, Sep, 2020 @9:30 AM

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Toronto film festival announces line-up with Mark Wahlberg drama premiering
Halle Berry’s directorial debut also on programme but whether physical screenings will take place remains up in the air

Andrew Pulver

30, Jul, 2020 @2:00 PM

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Da 5 Bloods review – Spike Lee goes all out in Vietnam
Four Vietnam vets reunite in a search for their fallen comrade – and some gold bullion – in Lee’s inventive, action-packed but disjointed all-star adventure

Mark Kermode

14, Jun, 2020 @7:00 AM

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Spike Lee: 'Race relations today are the direct result of having a black president'
Prior to the release of Da 5 Bloods, the director takes questions from readers, film-makers and politicians about George Floyd, Covid-19 and the worst thing about actors

Catherine Shoard

12, Jun, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Da 5 Bloods review – Spike Lee ignites a Vietnam cocktail of fire and fury | Peter Bradshaw's film of the week
Four war veterans return to south-east Asia to confront a ghost from their past in a shocking, incendiary blend of searing satire and action-movie drama

Peter Bradshaw

10, Jun, 2020 @1:00 PM

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