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Sunday, August 14 2011

The 100 Essential Directors Part 5: Derek Jarman to Mike Leigh

Mid-way through our series, Day 5 is a glorious mishmash of international auteurist cinema. Today we go from saints and sinners, from Brookyln to Britain, from the beginning of time to the Dystopian future, and around the world and beyond.


Monday, May 9 2011

Really, ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’

What was something of a self-indulgent escapade in the UK version takes on far more resonance and dramatic and cultural relevance in the US version.


Thursday, January 28 2010

Passing Strange

A melding of serious drama, sarcastic humor, and brash power pop attitude, this marks a watershed moment in the life of a musical adventurer who has yet to bask in the spotlight.


Tuesday, February 10 2009

‘Miracle at St. Anna,’ ‘Frozen River’ two of 2008’s best


Thursday, October 16 2008

Why, Spike, Why?

For all of Spike Lee's status as the eternal Young Turk, he's also a moviemaker who came of age just a few years after the brat pack of Spielberg, Scorsese, de Palma, et al.


Friday, September 26 2008

Miracle at St. Anna

Spike Lee's answer to the many WWII movies that have left out the experiences of black soldiers, Miracle at St. Anna is ambitious and ardent.


Thursday, September 25 2008

‘Miracle’ Is Engrossing if Uneven


Sunday, January 13 2008

She’s Gotta Have It

Supported by armchair psychology, a jazz soundtrack, and a healthy concern with sex and relationship anxiety, Spike Lee's film plays like a Woody Allen movie across the bridge.


Wednesday, August 29 2007

Children of the Storm

Spike Lee tells them to "start at home." The catch is that many of these young documentarians don't have homes, or at least not the homes they had two years ago.


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Edge of Outside (Reviews) [6.Jul.06]
Inside Man (2006) (Reviews) [23.Mar.06]
She Hate Me (2004) (Reviews) [24.Feb.05]
She Hate Me (2004) (Reviews) [30.Jul.04]
The 25th Hour (2002) (Reviews) [19.Dec.02]
Edge of Outside (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Summer of Sam (1999) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Do the Right Thing (1989/2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Bamboozled (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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