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Award season Spike

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 5, 2019 15:58:13 February 5, 2019 15:58:13
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The Oscar nominees’ luncheon happened yesterday in LA. It was a full day of campaign stops as The Hollywood Reporter also hosted an event and the AARP held their annual Movies for Grownups Awards. Spike Lee made the rounds. And it reminds me of a question he was asked on the red carpet at one of the awards shows a couple of weeks ago: does award season get old for you? Or something like that. Full Story

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Spike in, Bradley in…and in

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 8, 2019 21:10:17 January 8, 2019 21:10:17
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Presley Ann/ Michael Tran/ Tommaso Boddi/

The Directors Guild of America announced their nominees today and Spike Lee is on the list – his FIRST ever DGA nomination. Which...probably isn’t a surprise considering Spike has never been nominated for Best Director at the Oscars and many of the members of the DGA are also members of the Academy. Full Story

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Time for Spike? 

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 4, 2019 16:05:02 January 4, 2019 16:05:02
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Rich Fury/ Matt Winkelmeyer/ Axelle/ Bauer-Griffin/ Joe Scarnici/ Emma McIntyre/ Getty Images

Spike Lee received the Career Achievement Award in Palm Springs last night, presented to him by “the Stallworth Brothers”, John David Washington and Adam Driver. We’ll be seeing a lot of these three in the next couple of weeks. Full Story

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A mixed bag of filmmaker inclusion

Sarah Posted by Sarah at December 6, 2018 19:31:06 December 6, 2018 19:31:06
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Araya Diaz/ Lars Niki/ Getty Images

It’s been a great year for black American cinema, as evidenced by the Golden Globes nominations which include Black Panther, BlacKkKlansman, and If Beale Street Could Talk for Best Picture. (Sorry to Bother You is too weird for award shows, but let us not forget it is one of the best films of the year. Full Story

Monday, November 16, 2015

Dear Gossips,

The Academy’s Governors Awards happened on Saturday night in Hollywood with many of this year’s Oscar hopefuls in attendance, including Ice Cube and O’Shea Jackson representing Straight Outta Compton. Compton’s impressive August box office made it an early contender.  Read Full Intro