Red Hook Summer

Even though he has several classics under his belt, Spike Lee has officially struck out with his latest film Old Man. While he will still garner the respect he rightfully deserves, he has left a trail of movies that tarnish his legacy.

Spike Lee has never been one to follow anyone else’s vision, even if the public doesn’t understand his direction. The Brooklyn native’s newest theater work, Red Hook Summer spreads to wide release today,  and the 55-year-old explained to Hip-Hop Wired why, after all these years, he still has the same goal. “My films have always […]

The Barclays Center has been the talk of basketball, Hip-Hop and Brooklyn, but one person unfazed by the hype is Spike Lee. The acclaimed director, and Brooklyn native is a devout New York Knick’s fan and when asked if he will start supporting the Nets who have since moved to his borough, he refused to […]

We all know that Spike Lee isn’t one to hold his tongue, so when people asked about his disdain for Tyler Perry, he quickly shut the whole thing down. Lee, who is promoting his Red Hook Summer release, was being interviewed by host Art Terrell, on Atlanta’s KISS 104.1  radio station, when the Perry questions came […]

Spike Lee has never been a fan of Hollywood.The filmmaker—and committed New York Knick’s fan—has been very open in expressing his disdain over lack of mainstream financial support for Black films, and with his newest project, Red Hook Summer, hitting select theaters today, the Brooklyn native broke down his new disposition. “I’m moved passed trying to […]

The public won’t know the result of the 2012 presidential election until November, but Spike Lee already has an idea of who will win—and it’s likely not Mitt Romney. Lee, a longtime supporter of President Obama, said in an interview with Vulture that while the race will be close, the end result will come down […]

Mike Tyson’s tenure on the “Great White Way,” will be helmed by none other than Spike Lee. TMZ is reporting that the acclaimed director has signed on for Tyson’s show which will premiere on Broadway sometime this year. The former heavyweight champion first debuted the one-man show in Las Vegas, but wanted to make a […]

40 Acres & A Mule Filmworks announced Wednesday (April 25) that it will undertake its very first independent distribution effort, by way of Spike Lee’s new project Red Hook Summer, which will hit New York theaters August 12. The Brooklyn coming-of-age story marks a collaboration between the production company, and the Manhattan-based, Variance Films, for […]

Spike Lee Says Hollywood Knows Nothing About Black People   It doesn’t take much to spark Spike Lee into a rant. Last night Lee premiered his latest film, Red Hook Summer, at the Sundance Film Festival 2012 and verbally skewered Hollywood because it “knows nothing about Black people.” According to reports, the underwhelming screening left audience […]