Spike Lee

Terence Blanchard on composing the soundtrack to Spike Lee’s career

By Kambole Campbell

The legendary jazz musician and two-time Oscar nominee shares his creative process.

The 10 best film soundtracks of 2020

By Thomas Hobbs

From Birds of Prey’s intoxicating mix of rap and pop music to Tamar-kali’s atmospheric Shirley score.

The 30 best films of 2020

By Little White Lies

Our favourite new releases from this year, featuring Spike Lee, Chloé Zhao, Josephine Decker and more.

David Byrne’s American Utopia

By Charles Bramesco

Spike Lee’s filmed version of David Byrne’s celebrated concert shows a pop master at the peak of his powers.

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Spike Lee is planning to direct a Viagra origin story musical

By Charles Bramesco

The songwriting team behind Passing Strange is also on board for the director’s take on Pfizer’s wonder drug.

The 100 Best Films of the 2000s: 25-1

By Little White Lies

A.I., American Psycho and Bamboozled all make the final part of our list – but what will come out on top?

American Utopia – first-look review

By Charles Bramesco

Spike Lee’s film of David Byrne’s acclaimed Broadway performance is a transcendent cinematic experience.

Da 5 Bloods

By Leila Latif

Spike Lee tackles black trauma, white saviourism and the ingloriousness of war in this searing Vietnam epic.

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Why Spike Lee’s She Hate Me deserves a second look

By Erik Nielsen

Dismissed by critics at the time, this sometimes ridiculous corporate satire from 2004 has lost none of its bite.

Spike Lee blazes a path through Vietnam in Da 5 Bloods trailer

By Charles Bramesco

His heist thriller follows a crew of black veterans in search of treasure left behind years earlier.

What can we expect from President Spike Lee at Cannes 2020?

By Charles Bramesco

Brooklyn’s finest will head up the competition jury when the festival returns for its 73rd edition.

Do the Right Thing (1989)

By Kambole Campbell

Spike Lee’s magnum opus tells the story of a tense, sweltering summer day in Brooklyn, New York.

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Revisiting Summer of Sam – Spike Lee’s other great heatwave movie

By Justine Smith

A serial killer and sweltering heat make for a lethal cocktail in the director’s underrated 1999 film.

Spike Lee has started casting his new Civil War drama

By Charles Bramesco

Lucy Hale and Lucas Till are the first actors attached to Son of the South.

The 30 best films of 2018

By Little White Lies

Our annual countdown of the movies that made the biggest impression on us this year, from Hereditary to The House That Jack Built.

How BlacKkKlansman joins the dots between our racist past and present

By Kambole Campbell

Like Do the Right Thing and Bamboozled before it, Spike Lee’s film is a wake up call to white America.

How Spike Lee bends the truth to tackle contemporary racism

By Tom Bond

In BlacKkKlansman, the director dramatises real-life events in order to make his point.

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