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Cannes Film Festival Delays its Press Conference by One Week (EXCLUSIVE)

The Cannes Film Festival has delayed its highly anticipated press conference by one week, to June 3, 2021, Variety has learned. The reason for the change of date is the abundance of movies that have been submitted to the festival, according to an industry source. The Official Selection, in particular the competition, is expected to […]
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Meet Dianne Morales, the NYC mayoral candidate campaigning on 'defund the police'

Nonprofit executive and Democratic New York City mayoral candidate Dianne Morales. Morales campaign Dianne Morales is a nonprofit executive running for New York City mayor. She is the only candidate openly campaigning on "defund the police" as a policy and slogan. Morales spoke with Insider about how she plans to shake up city government. See more stories on Insider's business page. MANHATTAN, New York - Pacing back and forth to take one last look at her prepared remarks, Democratic Ne...
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Lakers' Anthony Davis taunts Knicks superfan Spike Lee after overtime victory

Los Angeles Lakers stars Anthony Davis and LeBron James waved goodbye to New York Knicks superfan Spike Lee after Tuesday night’s victory.
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‘Tenet’ Star John David Washington and ‘Rogue One’ Director Gareth Edwards Teaming Up for New Science Fiction Film

John David Washington is on such a hot streak of movie roles that you’d need a temporal pincer movement to keep up. The Tenet and Malcom & Marie actor has signed on to star in the next movie directed by Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and Godzilla filmmaker Gareth Edwards. Deadline reports that John David Washington is reuniting with New Regency, which produced the David O. Russell film that Washington recently shot, for True Love, a science-fiction movie from Gareth Edwards. Edwards writes and...
Tags: Christopher Nolan, Hollywood, Movies, Washington, Sci-fi, David O Russell, Spike Lee, New Regency, Denzel Washington, Golden Globe, Gareth Edwards, Edwards, Tenet, Tony Gilroy, True Love, John David Washington

John David Washington to Star in Gareth Edwards’ Sci-Fi Pic True Love

Coming off from his leading performance in Christopher Nolan’s latest film Tenet, Golden Globe nominee John David Washington has found his next sci-fi project in the form of New Regency’s upcoming film titled True Love. According to Deadline, the 36-year-old actor has officially signed on to star in Gareth Edwards’ directorial comeback film in nearly five years since directing Lucasfilm’s Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Further details about Washington’s character as well as the plot are still be...
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Proud of My Family’s Accomplishments

My family consists of two older brothers, Ed and Joe, and my sister Sonia (I am the youngest/the baby of the family) plus one niece, two nephews, and two great nieces and nephews.   My two brothers and my niece have recently had some big events in their lives, and I am proud to share their accomplishments.   My brother Joe Nahem, is a hugely successful interior designer, and his work has been featured in the top shelter publications such as Architectural Digest, the New York Times, a...
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Spike Lee Reacts To Glenn Close’s ‘Da Butt’ Dance: ‘You Were Getting Down!’

The "BlacKkKlansman" director seemed genuinely flattered by Close's Oscar night tribute to his '88 movie, "School Daze."
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Uber Is Donating 10 Million Rides to Vaccine Appointments

Uber has said it will help donate 10 million rides to help people reach their Covid-19 vaccine appointments, enlisting film director Spike Lee to star in the awareness ad campaign. Created by R\GA, the "Vaccinate the Block" campaign features the iconic film director Spike Lee teaming up with photographer Tyler Mitchell. The campaign asks the...
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The 10 biggest Oscar snubs of all time, from 'Saving Private Ryan' to Alfred Hitchcock

Oh, no, Oscars! From "Citizen Kane" to Spike Lee and Glenn Close, these are the 10 biggest snubs of all time when it comes to the Academy Awards.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Meet 'Nomadland' director Chloé Zhao, who could make Oscar history (and was Spike Lee's student)

Chloé Zhao made Oscar history as the first woman of color nominated for best director. Get to know the Beijing-born filmmaker who's heading to Marvel.        [Author: USA TODAY]
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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 CaraxThe rescheduled 2021 edition of the Cannes film festival has picked Annette, a new film from Holy Motors director Leos Carax and starring Marion Cotillard and Adam Driver, for its high-profile opening slot.The musical, written by Sparks duo Ron and Russell Mael, is described by the festival as “the story of Henry, a standup comedian with a fierce sense of humour, a...
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‘Trial of the Chicago 7’ Triumphs at ACE Eddie Awards

Editor Alan Baumgarten’s work on Aaron Sorkin’s drama “The Trial of the Chicago 7″ topped the American Cinema Editors Awards in a virtual ceremony. Baumgarten beat out competition from “Sound of Metal,” “Mank,” “Minari” and “Nomadland.” In other categories, Pixar’s “Soul” continued to collect awards, winning best edited animated feature, while “Palm Springs” won best […]
Tags: News, Aaron Sorkin, Awards, Chicago, Spike Lee, Pixar, Ace Eddie Awards, Baumgarten, Alan Baumgarten, Trial of the Chicago 7, Mank

David Thomson talks about which movie directors made ‘History’ – and who got left out

David Thomson, author of “A Biographical Dictionary of Film,” is perhaps the most celebrated living film historian. And at age 80, he is still exploring and examining the cinematic landscape from every angle. In his new book, “A Light in the Dark: A History of Movie Directors,” he features chapters on Orson Welles, Howard Hawks and Alfred Hitchcock, bringing his personal tastes and sensibility to each of their careers. But he goes well beyond those obvious choices. In his chapter on Jean-Lu...
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Netflix’s Chadwick Boseman: Portrait of an Artist Gets Emotional Trailer

Chadwick Boseman: Portrait of an Artist special set for Netflix debut Netflix has released the official trailer for their upcoming special titled Chadwick Boseman: Portrait of an Artist, which will be available for streaming for 30 days, starting this Saturday, April 17. The star-studded special comes less than a year since the unexpected passing of the beloved Black Panther star, who died at the age of 43 after his four-year-long brave battle with colon cancer. You can watch the emotional v...
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‘Chadwick Boseman: Portrait of an Artist’ Trailer: Friends and Co-Stars Mourn the Actor in Limited-Time Netflix Special

Netflix is paying tribute to the star that has become their Oscar front-runner with a moving special that invites Chadwick Boseman‘s co-stars, friends, and colleagues to mourn the irreplaceable actor and remember his craft. Viola Davis, Denzel Washington, Spike Lee, George C. Wolfe, Branford Marsalis, Phylicia Rashad and more appear in the star-studded special Chadwick Boseman: Portrait of an Artist, which is set to stream on Netflix for a limited time. Watch the Chadwick Boseman: Portrait of a...
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The Morning Watch: ‘Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar’ Gag Reel, ‘Da 5 Bloods’ First Table Read & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, get some laughs from watching a gag reel from the hilarious, wacky comedy Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar. Plus, get a look at the first table read for Spike Lee‘s outstanding war drama Da 5 Bloods and see...
Tags: Movies, Lionsgate, Jamie Dornan, Netflix, Spike-Lee, Gq, Kristen Wiig, Rudy Giuliani, Barb, Annie Mumolo, Vista Del Mar, Damon Wayans Jr, Video Of The Day, The Morning Watch, Da 5 Bloods, Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar

NBA All-Star Carmelo Anthony Launches Inclusive Global Content Company, Creative 7 (EXCLUSIVE)

Growing up, movies and television were one of Carmelo Anthony’s favorite escapes. The NBA superstar was inspired by the strong characters on TV shows such as “Martin,” “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” and Spike Lee’s classic movie “Do the Right Thing.” While the 36-year-old has found immense success on the basketball court, currently as the […]
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Spike Lee, George C. Wolfe to Join Board of Vimeo After It Spins Off From IAC

Vimeo announced the expected 11 members of its board of directors ahead of the video-hosting platform’s spinoff from IAC — a group that includes noted filmmakers Spike Lee and George C. Wolfe. The Vimeo spin-off is expected to be completed during the second quarter of 2021, at which time Vimeo is expected to become an […]
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CPH:DOX Lineup Features Films By Werner Herzog, Errol Morris, Spike Lee, Gianfranco Rosi

Copenhagen Intl. Documentary Film Festival, better known as CPH:DOX, has unveiled its full program, which includes the screenings of 180 films, interactive art, and 40 live debates and talks with artists, experts and opinion-makers. The festival offers new films from a number of leading directors. Werner Herzog, Gianfranco Rosi, Shelly Silver, Errol Morris, Ulrike Ottinger, […]
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Ghetto Film School: What’s in a Name

Ghetto Film School’s new short film “What’s in a Name” amplifies GFS’s goal to give platforms to people whose stories are not always told and volume to voices often unheard. The film, via agency W+K NY, edited by Aika Miyake and produced by Bryght Young Things, pushes against some of the stereotypes and conventions that society often attributes to creatives and filmmakers of color and what they are (or aren’t) capable of. The film features voice over by Spike Lee and Alfre Woo...
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Review: Da 5 Bloods

— by BEV QUESTAD — Vietnam, like slavery, is a scar on the American conscience. How four guys, approximately 50 years after serving together in Southeast Asia, were affected by their service is the story of this intense, ambitious film by the greatest director, Spike Lee. Lee brings together the racism, the atrocity, the insanity, […]
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The king, Queens and MaXhosa: Ruth E Carter’s blockbuster costume designs

Ruth Carter and Laduma Ngxokolo’s collaborative costumes make ‘Coming 2 America’ easier on the eye The post The king, Queens and MaXhosa: Ruth E Carter’s blockbuster costume designs appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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Spike Lee Has Commented On Delroy Lindo's Oscars Snub After Story Went Viral

Director Spike Lee shared his thoughts on the recent snub.
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Why Da 5 Bloods On Netflix Opens The Way It Does, According To Spike Lee

Spike Lee explains the meaning and connection behind Da 5 Bloods.
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Spike Lee to Be the First Black Cannes Film Festival Jury President – Again

Early last year, Spike Lee was all set to make Cannes history. The Da 5 Bloods filmmaker was going to be the first African-American to serve as jury president for the Cannes Film Festival, at its 73rd annual fest taking place in May 2020. Then the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic hit. And the prestigious film festival — after several delays and talks of a virtual version — was canceled. Now, nearly a year later, Cannes is taking another stab at holding its film festival, and has invited Lee to s...
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Cannes Film Festival: Spike Lee asked again to be first black jury head

The director of Malcolm X and Da 5 Bloods was due to preside in 2020, but Covid cancelled the event.
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Spike Lee to Head Cannes Film Festival Jury

Spike Lee, who was set to lead the jury at last year's Cannes Film Festival that was ultimately canceled by the pandemic, will preside over this year’s jury instead.
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Spike Lee to Lead 2021 Cannes Film Festival Jury

Spike Lee is set to preside over the 74th edition of the Cannes Film Festival, which is expected to take place July 6-17. The director and activist will be the first Black president of the festival’s jury. Lee was on track to preside over last year’s festival which was canceled due to the pandemic, and […]
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