Spike Lee becomes the first Black man to head Cannes jury; a look at his trailblazing career, rage and activism-infused cinema
Lee managed to keep the Hollywood machine at arm's length, maintaining control of his own marketing, distribution and editing, with mostly Black casts.
Judas and the Black Messiah dares tap into the Black Panther history, but fails to take a stand in present-day political climate
Perhaps one reason these otherwise politically outspoken (and liberal-leaning) films like Judas are reluctant to take a stance involves actual history, a fear they might misrepresent the real flesh-and-blood men they depict
Donald Trump's term as president as depicted in cinema, television and documentaries; from Get Out to Parasite
Cinema under Donald Trump, it is safe to say, has been indicative of the chaos and division he has imported to the country.
Spike Lee's Da 5 Bloods is about four African American war veterans who return to Vietnam in search of their dead squadron leader's body and a promise of buried treasure
Spike Lee makes history as first black director to serve as Jury President at Cannes Film Festival 2020
Oscar-winning filmmaker Spike Lee was on Tuesday announced as the jury head of the 2020 Cannes Film Festival, becoming the first African-American to lead the distinguished panel at the annual film extravaganza.
Spike Lee to helm film adaptation of graphic novel Prince of Cats, a hip-hop take on Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet
Spike Lee adaptation of Prince of Cats is billed as an '80s-set hip-hop take on Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet through the eyes of Tybalt, Juliet's angry and duel-loving cousin.
The Hunt is bankrolled by Blumhouse Productions, which is behind successful films like Get Out and Whiplash.
Paranormal Activity 7: New instalment of horror franchise in development at Blumhouse, Paramount Pictures
Directed by Oren Peli, the popular franchise was launched in 2007 with Paranormal Activity, a film about a young couple who move to a new house in San Diego and are haunted by a demon.
John David Washington previously acted in HBO’s Ballers, but turned heads on the silver screen for his leading role in Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman
Golden Globes 2020 to kick off awards season on 5 January, confirms Hollywood Foreign Press Association
In January this year, the Golden Globe Awards were watched by 18.6 million viewers
Spike Lee, who won the Academy Award for best adapted screenplay for BlacKkKlansman spoke about black history in his Oscar speech
Oscars 2019 highlights: Rami Malek, Olivia Colman's heartfelt speeches stole an otherwise low-key show
Olivia Colman and Rami Malek’s stirring speeches stole an otherwise low-key show on a night when a workmanlike yet dubiously charming film took home the Best Picture statuette.
Oscars 2019 records most black winners in Academic Awards history, including Mahershala Ali, Regina King
Spike Lee said of these wins at the Oscars, that they opened the academy to make it look more like America. That’s why three black women won.
Spike Lee won his first non-honorary Oscar as the filmmaker was conferred with an Academy Honorary Award for his contribution to cinema.
Oscars 2019 highlights: Green Book upsets Roma to win Best Picture; Rami Malek, Olivia Colman earn top acting honours
Catch all the live updates and news from Oscars 2019 — from the red carpet fashion to the winners to behind-the-scenes moments at the ceremony.
Oscars 2019: Winning at the Academy Awards is more about appealing to the middlebrow than making art
The Oscars seem to be awarded for some shifting blend of popular appeal, accessibility and a set of signifiers which suggest quality. Writer Virginia Woolf once satirised this balancing act as the “middlebrow”.
Oscars 2019 predictions: Roma or Black Panther? Rami Malek or Bradley Cooper? Decoding who's likely to win
It’s that time of year again. The 91st Oscars will air bright and early at 6:30 am on Monday 25 February, and they’re sure to generate chatter.
Black is the new white — but only in token Hollywood representation; reality in the US remains a far cry
Often, critics writing about instances of black representation miss the paramount importance of the fact that it is not who you see on screen but also how you see them and who gets to control that narrative.
Black Panther won the award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast.