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  1. One of Wendy Williams' Favorite Movies Is a Spike Lee Joint-Find Out Which OneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Essence Magazine

    The daytime talk show queen, and curator for Tribeca Shortlist , says the 1986 film She's Gotta Have It is one that spoke to an entire generation of women. Williams credits the film for its contribution to a discussion on the sex lives of women.

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  2. Spike Lee touts 'Chi-Raq,' says Oscars 'are a smoke screen'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Myrtle Beach Online

    ... as well as his thoughts about Chicago itself. A: I've been weathering opinions since 1986 with "She's Gotta Have It." When we were making "Jungle Fever" and we were shooting in Bensonhurst (Brooklyn), I got a death threat. It wasn't about the title, ...

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  3. Ryan Coogler/Michael B. Jordan spotlight at the Roxie featuring...Read the original story

    Jan 13, 2016 | Mission Mission

    ... ry, 12 Years A Slave-with a Rocky sequel? It's kind of like if Spike Lee had followed up his debut film, She's Gotta Have It, by directing a James Bond film, but with Denzel Washington playing James Bond.

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  4. "Chi-Raq" and Spike Lee's Bad FeminismRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | Ms. Magazine

    ... powerful women. And yet, his failures don't necessarily belie his attempts. Take his 1986 feature debut, She's Gotta Have It . In an interview that year with Marlaine Glicksman, Lee refuses the label of a "feminist film" but admits to flipping the ...

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  5. Our Opinion: Spike Lee's latest; David Hare's careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | Berkshire Eagle

    NEW YORK >> Spike Lee's earliest films, the low budget "She's Gotta Have It" , and the brilliant "Do the Right Thing" , were personal works about complex aspects of black life that the larger public had never seen before on the screen. The latter film imaginatively touched on such themes as police brutality, growing gentrification, and both black and white racism.

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  6. With 'Chi-Raq,' Spike Lee takes on gun violence a " and angers Rahm EmanuelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Los Angeles Times

    ... and his trademark thick-rimmed round glasses. "With 'Mo' Better Blues' I was called anti-Semitic. 'She's Gotta Have It,' I'm exploiting black women. Take your pick. It ain't nothing new." "Chi-Raq," released Dec. 4 by Amazon films, was written by ...

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  7. Spike Lee On 'Chi-Raq': 'The Mission Of This Film Was To Save Lives'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | Vibe

    ... then turned the tables on critics. "Here's the thing, I've been doing this since 1986. My first film was She's Gotta Have It . Some black women said she's an empowered black woman, other black women said that it was the stereotype of the sexualized ...

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  8. Review: Chi-Raq Is a Shout of Joy and a Cry of AnguishRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2015 | Time

    You Can Now Apply to Compete in the Ultimate Star Wars Movie Marathon Spotlight and Mad Max Get Love From the Los Angeles Film Critics Association This Will Give You a Whole New Perspective on Star Wars Versus Star Trek As moviegoers, we have so much invested in Spike Lee as a provocateur and an agitator that it's easy to overlook his capacity for delight: We tend to forget, say, the obvious pleasure he took in unraveling the intricacies of that audacious bank heist in Inside Man . We may even lose sight of the fact that 30 years ago, he broke new ground with the disarmingly frank comedy-romance, She's Gotta Have It - a daring picture for its time, but also a buoyant one.

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  9. Spike Lee Declares An Emergency In 'Chi-Raq'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2015 | KQED

    ... to Lee's three earliest films, Chi-Raq could be described as a fusion of the dodgy sexual politics of She's Gotta Have It , the music and intra-racial disputes of School Daze , and all-points sermonizing of Do The Right Thing . Co-scripting with ...

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  10. Spike Lee's 'Chi-Raq' Pits Abstinence Against Violence In RhymeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2015 | National Public Radio

    ... was in the mid-'80s. Put together the conviction and anger of Do the Right Thing, the sexy feminism of She's Gotta Have It, and the sheer star power of the likes of Wesley Snipes, Dave Chappelle, Harry Lennix, Samuel L. Jackson, and even if the ...

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  11. Spike Lee Declares An Emergency In 'Chi-Raq'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | National Public Radio

    ... to Lee's three earliest films, Chi-Raq could be described as a fusion of the dodgy sexual politics of She's Gotta Have It , the music and intra-racial disputes of School Daze , and all-points sermonizing of Do The Right Thing . Co-scripting with ...

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  12. Raunch and rage in Spike Lee's - Chi-Raq'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | Boston.com

    ... does in the playing. Besides, Lee has always had his issues with women, and from Nola Darling in "She's Gotta Have It" 29 years ago to now, he has remained both in awe of female power and wary of it. Aristophanes' salacious view of the war between ...

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  13. Movie review: 'Chi-raq' is Spike Lee's hip-hop 'Lysistrata'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | New York Daily News

    That's the rallying cry in Spike Lee's "Chi-Raq," a "Lysistrata" set in bullet-riddled Chicago, where the women have gone on a sex strike to force their men end the gang wars. Forget "She's Gotta Have It."

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  14. In - Chi-raq,' Spike Lee aims for satireRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2015 | Boston.com

    ... which opens Friday, is his 22d feature-length fiction film in a career that took off in the 1980s with "She's Gotta Have It" and "Do the Right Thing." He recently received an honorary Academy Award for his contributions to the cinema, and the ...

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  15. Spike Lee says it's time to stop taking violence lying downRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... given the moment we're having. Spike Lee: Well, my young brother, criticism's not new. It started with " She's Gotta Have It ," the first film, where black women felt that it was liberating, other black women felt it was a stereotypical image of a ...

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  16. In Search of the Perfect Holiday Movie MealRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2015 | KQED

    ... up populated with people (family or not) who should never be brought together in the first place. Though She's Gotta Have It is not my favorite Spike Lee joint (by far), the dinner scene is famous for portraying just this situation. In Lee's debut ...

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  17. See Nick Cannon and Wesley Snipes in exclusive scene from 'Chi-Raq'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2015 | Entertainment Weekly

    The new Spike Lee film Chi-Raq offers further proof - as if any was needed - that only a fool would predict the next career move of the auteur responsible for She's Gotta Have It , Do the Right Thing , Malcolm X , 25th Hour , the 2013 version of Oldboy , and Hurricane Katrina doc When the Levees Broke . A modern-day retelling of Aristophanes' more than two millennia-old play Lysistrata , the movie stars Teyonah Parris as a woman in love with a rapper who finds herself increasingly disturbed by the war between his Spartan gang and the rival Trojans, led by Wesley Snipes.

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  18. Spike Lee on Hollywood diversity: 'We don't have a vote. We're not in the room.'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    Famed director Spike Lee is not one to mince words, whether in his films - which range from the Oscar-nominated "She's Gotta Have It" to his latest, which opens in theaters Dec. 4, "Chi-Raq" - or in calls for diversity in Hollywood. The trailblazer received an honorary Oscar at the Governors Awards on Saturday night, and in his acceptance speech, Lee as he describes it "let them have it," once again.

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  19. Spike Lee Blasts Academy's Lack of Diversity in Oscar SpeechRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | RollingStone

    ... to his grandmother, who put whim through film school and helped finance his first feature-length picture She's Gotta Have It . Many people within and outside of Hollywood criticized this year's Academy Awards for an overabundance of white nominees. ...

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  20. Black Hollywood Celebrates Spike Lee's Honorary OscarRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | Essence Magazine

    ... and put him through college and film school and later, gave him the money for his thesis film and for She's Gotta Have It , his late mother, his father, his wife, Tonya Lewis Lee, his children, siblings and teachers. He also acknowledged Boone ...

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