Posts tagged "Spike Lee"

Watch: Jay Z, Tiger Woods, Billy Crystal and More Salute Derek Jeter in New Nike Ad

Let the Derek Jeter goodbyes begin. There’s still a lot of baseball to be played in Jeter’s final season, but Nike has taken the lead in celebrating the New York Yankees shortstop’s career.
By: Peggy Truong / July 15, 2014

Praise Everything: Spike Lee Has Reached His Kickstarter Goal

Oscar-nominated director Spike Lee surpassed his Kickstarter goal by $40,000 this week thanks to 5,401 backers who clearly have no idea what's going on with the economy. The campaign, which has surpassed a staggering $1,293,600 already, still has four days go to, should you feel like throwing some money at a movie about…
By: / August 16, 2013

Watch Josh Brolin Smash Heads in the Red Band Trailer for ‘Oldboy’ (NSFW)

The original Oldboy is one of South Korea's most critically acclaimed films, but there's only one problem: it's not American. This was apparently problem enough for Spike Lee, who decided to direct an American remake starring Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Olsen and Samuel L. Jackson. Oldboy tells the story of a man who'…
By: Robert Kessler / July 10, 2013

‘Django Unchained': The Controversy Surrounding Quentin Tarantino’s New Film Explained in Five Clicks

It wouldn't be a new Quentin Tarantino release without someone calling out the controversial director. And many objections have already been made against the filmmaker's latest movie, Django Unchained, which opened Christmas Day. As usual with Tarantino, reviewers and audiences seem to love the film, yet plenty of prominent critics and activists are up in arm…
By: Gary Susman / December 28, 2012

Colin Farrell’s ‘Total Recall,’ Matthew McConaughey’s ‘Killer Joe’ and Spike Lee’s ‘Red Hook Summer’ Hit HD (VIDEO)

As Christmas Day rapidly approaches, the studios race to make high-profile titles available for consumers so, if nothing else, they have some stuff to watch while all of the stores are closed. But this week offers a selection of titles which, unfortunately, aren’t altogether great gift ideas, if only because watching most of them once…
By: Todd Gilchrist / December 18, 2012

Charlize Theron to Headline ‘Sympathy for Lady Vengeance’ Remake

As Spike Lee helms a remake of the dark action-thriller Oldboy, Hollywood sets its sights on another Park Chan-wook film. Charlize Theron will produce and star in the remake of 2005’s Sympathy for Lady Vengeance.
By: Phil Pirrello / November 28, 2012

Beyoncé and Jay-Z to Host Obama in NYC: Other Stars Who’ve Thrown Fundraisers for the President (GALLERY)

President Barack Obama is getting ready to party with Jay and Bey. Music power couple Jay-Z and Beyoncé Knowles are hosting an exclusive shindig at the rapper-producer's swanky 40/40 club in New York City on Tuesday night. The Commander-in-Chief will grace the 100-guest event -- for which ticket prices run as high…
By: Cory Lopez / September 18, 2012

‘Real Housewives’ Husband Debuts New Dance Single (BUZZINGS)

• LISTEN: Controversial husband of Real Housewives of New York star releases a new single. [Dlisted] • Rihanna: Marijuana lover? [The YBF] • Sharon Stone flaunts her amazing 53-year-old body in a red bikini. [Huffington Post] • Guess which famous kid is a Miley Cyrus fan.
By: Celebuzz / April 21, 2011

Brad Pitt Considering Death Penalty for BP

Actor Brad Pitt says that he would consider the death penalty in dealing with the BP executives responsible for the massive gulf oil spill. In Spike Lee's new documentary, If God Is Willing and Da Creek Don't Rise, Brad sat down for an on-camera interview with the famed film director. When asked about…
By: / August 23, 2010

BUZZINGS: Lindsay Lohan Can’t Take Time Out Of Her Busy Train Wreck Schedule To Show Up To Court

• Lindsay Lohan missed her second court date this month because her friends are unsurprisingly spoiled train wrecks like her and couldn't sober up quickly enough to drive lil' Lohan to the 10 a.m. deposition. (Wonderwall) • Because he wasn't enough of a monster before, Jesse James allegedly let his employees at West Coast…
By: / April 22, 2010

Lakers Head to Boston as L.A. Hometown Heroes

They said it couldn't be done, that no team has ever come back from a 3-1 losing position to take the NBA Finals. But Hollywood doesn't give up on its boys, and come back the Los Angeles Lakers did—whipping the Boston Celtics in a balls-out game-five battle on the Staples Center hardcourt.And the Tinseltown contingent…
By: Celebuzz / June 16, 2008