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Film director Spike Lee raises his fist in a pose for a seated portrait

Spike Lee

As a Guest

4 segments
09:54

"Do the Right Thing" Leaves Critics Confused

Spike Lee's new movie, about a neighborhood's response to the murder of a black man, climaxes in a violent ending that many believe sends an ambiguous message about race relations in the U.S. Lee disagrees, and tells Fresh Air's Terry Gross that the movie's intent is clear.

Interview

As a Topic

6 segments
05:53

A Korean Cult Thriller Gets A Spike Lee Makeover.

Oldboy, the director's remake of a 2003 film of the same name, follows a man who's held captive for 20 years — and out for revenge after his release. Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Olsen and Samuel L. Jackson star.

Review
06:33

HBO Documentary Spotlights Katrina Effects

TV critic David Bianculli previews When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts, Spike Lee's two-part HBO documentary about New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

Review

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