Tag Archives: Spike Lee

BROOKLYN: Director Spike Lee Produces Star-Studded Five-Minute “Wake Up” Ad For Bernie Sanders [VIDEO]

Last week director Spike Lee produced a 30-second television ad for Bernie Sanders. This weekend he issued a five-minute version which features Susan Sarandon, Alan Cumming, Cornel West, Shaun King, and Harry Belafonte. The Hill reports: Sanders appears throughout the ad, speaking about racism at a series of rallies. “For hundreds of years African Americans and their allies stood up …

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Sanders Issues Ad Produced By Spike Lee [VIDEO]

CNN reports: With the New York primary contest heating up, Bernie Sanders’ campaign on Saturday released a new television ad produced by director Spike Lee that features younger and older generations of New Yorkers who support Sanders. The Academy Award-nominated director and Sanders surrogate cut a 30-second spot for the Vermont senator, which features various surrogates for the Sanders campaign …

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Quote Of The Day – Spike Lee

“First of all, I’m not homophobic. Because I have a character say the word ‘faggot’ or ‘homo’ that does not mean that I’m homophobic. Martin Scorsese is not racist. The characters are people he grew up with, characters in the mean streets — that’s those people talking, not him. In that world, those are the things people say. When I …

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Lee Goes Legit

The NY Post has leaked the details of Spike Lee’s new Broadway venture and it’s a curious choice – a remake of the 1951 play Stalag 17, originally directed on Broadway by Jose Ferrer. It was made into a movie in 1954, winning multiple Oscars, including Best Actor for William Holden. Lee’s version is expected to open some time next …

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