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SPIKE LEE COHORT SLAMS WHITE-DOMINATED STUDIOS

January 26, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

Days after Spike Lee’s obscenity-laced tirade against Hollywood studio executives at the Sundance Film Festival (“They know nothing about black people. Nothing!”), his co-producer and co-writer of Red Hook Summer has accused those same executives of attempting to keep black filmmakers under their thumb. “It’s the same old story: Nothing in this world happens unless […]

SPIKE LEE: WHY HE FINANCED HIS LATEST MOVIE

January 23, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

When Spike Lee was asked following the screening of his movie Red Hook Summer at the Sundance film festival what he would have done differently if he had had access to a big Hollywood budget, he launched into a high-decibel, expletive-laced rant at studio executives that left those in his audience somewhat shell-shocked. The question […]