• Spike Lee blasts Trump at Cannes for his response to last year's violence in Charlottesville

    3 monthes ago - By The Washington Post

    Spike Lee blasted President Trump for his remarks following last year's violence in Charlottesville in an expletive-laden, emotional speech at the Cannes Film Festival, where the director was promoting his new, racially charged movie, “BlacKkKlansman.” A white nationalist protest last August - along with a Black Lives Matter counterprotest - turned the sleepy Virginia college town into a...
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  • Spike Lee blasts Trump at Cannes for his response to last year's violence in Charlottesville

    3 monthes ago - By The Washington Post

    “It was a defining moment and he could have said to the United States and the world that we're better than that,” the "BlacKkKlansman" director said.
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  • Lars von Trier's ‘The House That Jack Built' and Spike Lee's ‘BlacKkKlansman' make for a night of provocation in Cannes

    3 monthes ago - By LA Times

    The 71st Cannes Film Festival is underway , and L.A. Times critic Justin Chang is there, seeing as many movies as possible and writing about them for a day-by-day, film-by-film diary. This is one in a series of entries spanning the opening festivities to closing night. For...
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  • At ‘BlacKkKlansman' press conference, Spike Lee goes on expletive-laden rant against Trump

    3 monthes ago - By LA Times

    Spike Lee was relaxing on Martha's Vineyard when the now-infamous Ku Klux Klan rally in Charlottesville, Va., turned deadly last summer. He had only just finished his latest film, “BlacKkKlansman,” a '70s caper based on the real-life tale of an African American cop who infiltrated the KKK with...
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  • Lars von Trier's ‘The House That Jack Built' and Spike Lee's ‘BlacKkKlansman' make for a night of provocation in Cannes

    3 monthes ago - By LA Times

    Lars von Trier and Spike Lee got Cannes buzzing, but only one of them made a film genuinely worth watching.
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