Oeuvre: Spike Lee: Miracle at St. Anna
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Oeuvre: Spike Lee: Miracle at St. Anna

A director’s oeuvre fits together like a puzzle. Scratched out by a life and gently…

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Red Hook Summer
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Red Hook Summer

Informal and pleasantly ambling, Red Hook Summer vividly captures the feel of a summer vacation…

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Oeuvre: Spike Lee: When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts
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Oeuvre: Spike Lee: When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts

In many ways, Spike Lee’s 2006 documentary When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four…

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Oeuvre: Spike Lee: Inside Man
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Oeuvre: Spike Lee: Inside Man

Nearly 30 years have passed since Spike Lee’s first commercial film release, yet it’s still…

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Oeuvre: Spike Lee: Sucker Free City
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Oeuvre: Spike Lee: Sucker Free City

“Ain’t nothing change in Sucker Free, boy.” Done for Showtime, Spike Lee’s 2004 feature-length TV…

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Oeuvre: Spike Lee: She Hate Me
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Oeuvre: Spike Lee: She Hate Me

Jesus Fuck, what is She Hate Me even about? Spike Lee’s 2004 comedy/drama/satire is an…

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Oeuvre: Spike Lee: Jim Brown: All-American
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Oeuvre: Spike Lee: Jim Brown: All-American

Oeuvre: Spike Lee: 25th Hour
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Oeuvre: Spike Lee: 25th Hour

Spike Lee opens 25th Hour with the sound of a dog being viciously beaten in…

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Oeuvre: Spike Lee: A Huey P. Newton Story
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Oeuvre: Spike Lee: A Huey P. Newton Story

When Roger Guenveur Smith was given the opportunity to transfer his award-winning one-man stage play…

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Oeuvre: Spike Lee: Bamboozled
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Oeuvre: Spike Lee: Bamboozled

One reason it’s difficult to discuss Spike Lee’s films solely in terms of aesthetics or…

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