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  1. Weekly Top Five: The best of Spike LeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 27 | Chicago Reader

    ... what makes him an interesting director. You can see my five favorite Spike Lee movies below. 5. She's Gotta Have It (1986) This inventive comedy has all the homespun charm of Lee's early work (a quality that tends to elude his lesser films), evoking ...

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  2. Spike Lee celebrated in summer L.A. retrospectiveRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 10 | The Campbell Reporter

    ... He has appeared in several of his own films, including the role of motor-mouth Mars Blackmon in "She's Gotta Have It" and the pizza delivery boy Mookie in "Do the Right Thing." In addition to the academy's current film series, "By Any Means ...

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  3. Spike Lee celebrated in summer L.A. retrospectiveRead the original story

    Monday Jul 7 | The Campbell Reporter

    ... He has appeared in several of his own films, including the role of motor-mouth Mars Blackmon in "She's Gotta Have It" and the pizza delivery boy Mookie in "Do the Right Thing." In addition to the academy's current film series, "By Any Means ...

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  4. Spike Lee celebrated in summer L.A. retrospectiveRead the original story

    Monday Jul 7 | Inside Bay Area

    ... He has appeared in several of his own films, including the role of motor-mouth Mars Blackmon in "She's Gotta Have It" and the pizza delivery boy Mookie in "Do the Right Thing." In addition to the academy's current film series, "By Any Means ...

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  5. VIDEO: Do The Right Thing 25 years onRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2014 | BBC News

    ... has even proposed renaming the street to commemorate it. B lack and white images of Mr and Mrs Lee and She's Gotta Have It are courtesy of Spike Lee. is a series of video features published every Monday on the BBC News website which tell the stories ...

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  6. Film retrospective celebrates Spike LeeRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2014 | The Miami Herald

    ... Starring Jimmy Fallon." He's acted in several of his films, including as motor-mouth Mars Blackmon in "She's Gotta Have It" and pizza delivery boy Mookie in "Do the Right Thing." "He doesn't sleep," his brother said. "He's a ridiculous workaholic. ...

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  7. The academy celebrates Hollywood iconoclast Spike LeeRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    ... Angeles Times) Spike Lee in a Nike commercial reprising his role as Mars Blackmon from his 1986 film "She's Gotta Have It". Spike Lee in a Nike commercial reprising his role as Mars Blackmon from his 1986 film "She's Gotta Have It". (Nike) Lee ...

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  8. Richard Brody: Spike Lee comes home.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2014 | New Yorker

    ... process that he likened to the fund-raising he did "with pen and paper" for his first dramatic feature, "She's Gotta Have It," which he shot in twelve days in the summer of 1985. "We were doing Kickstarter before there was Kickstarter," he said. ...

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  9. Pharrell Turns the Apollo Into 'American Bandstand'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2014 | RollingStone

    ... for the meet-cute. With a livestream directed, fittingly, by Spike Lee, black cinema's great auteur ( She's Gotta Have It 's bike-riding, nerdy-yet-sexy, funny hat-wearing Mars Blackmon is sort of a cultural forefather to Skateboard P) Pharrell sang ...

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  10. Writer/Director Spike Lee to host Q&As in AtlantaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2012 | Examiner.com

    ... . The latest in Spike Lee's Chronicles of Brooklyn (which also include SHE'S GOTTA HAVE IT, DO THE RIGHT THING, CROOKLYN, CLOCKERS, and HE GOT GAME), RED HOOK SUMMER tells the story of Flik Royale, a sullen young boy from middle-class Atlanta who ...

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  11. NorcoDo the right thing, Spike urges UCRRead the original story

    May 30, 2014 | The Press-Enterprise

    ... The things he documented that summer showed up in the films he later wrote and directed, such as "She's Gotta Have It," "Summer of Sam" and his signature film, "Do the Right Thing." Lee spoke for 45 minutes about career building and then took ...

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  12. Spike Lee Retrospective Features Rare Film About Bed-Stuy BarbershopRead the original story

    May 29, 2014 | DNAInfo.com

    ... of "Do the Right Thing," and continues with 15 other Lee films, including "Malcolm X," "Crooklyn," and "She's Gotta Have It," according to BAM. Co-sponsored by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, all screenings will be shown on 35mm ...

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  13. Spike Lee regrets rape scene from 'She's Gotta Have It'Read the original story

    May 15, 2014 | Newkerala.com

    Washington, May 15 : Spike Lee admitted that he wished he didn't write the rape scene in his 1986 film 'She's Gotta Have It'.

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  14. Spike Lee wants to adapt 1986 film for TV showSpike Lee wants to...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2014 | St. Cloud Times

    Spike Lee wants to adapt 1986 film for TV show Lee wants to adapt the movie into a half-hour comedy series Check out this story on sctimes.com: ATLANTA Spike Lee says his wife persuaded him to adapt his 1986 film, "She's Gotta Have It," for television.

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  15. Spike regrets rape sceneRead the original story

    May 14, 2014 | Fox News

    ... revealed that his "biggest regret" dates back to an earlier film he made, his first big feature flick, "She's Gotta Have It." He spoke to Deadline about the rape scene in the film, which caused some controversy after the movie's 1986 release. "If I ...

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  16. Spike Lee Regrets 'She's Gotta Have It' Rape SceneRead the original story

    May 14, 2014 | The Huffington Post

    ... Lee revealed that his one regret as a filmmaker was including a rape scene in his directorial debut , "She's Gotta Have It." If I was able to have any do-overs, that would be it. It was just totally ... stupid. I was immature. It made light of rape, ...

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  17. No Cannes Do: Why Spike Lee Nixed 'Do The Right Thing' Silver Anni For Black Fest FeteRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2014 | Deadline

    ... hard that distributors will come. Lee, who 28 years ago made his feature debut on the seminal indie She's Gotta Have It , has since made films of every shape, size and genre, way more of them memorable ( Malcolm X, Inside Man ) than forgettable ( ...

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  18. Daily Dish: 5/12/2014Read the original story

    May 12, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    ... for early release. ATLANTA (AP) -- Spike Lee says his wife persuaded him to adapt his 1986 film, "She's Gotta Have It," for television. "For years, my wife Tonya (Lewis) kept telling me, 'That would make a great TV show,' " Lee said in an interview ...

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  19. Spike Lee wants to adapt 1986 film for TVRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2014 | KFVS12

    ... Alert, authorities... ATLANTA (AP) - Spike Lee says his wife persuaded him to adapt his 1986 film, "She's Gotta Have It," for television. "For years, my wife Tonya (Lewis) kept telling me, 'That would make a great TV show,'" Lee said in an interview ...

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  20. Spike Lee to turn film 'She's Gotta Have It' into TV seriesRead the original story

    May 9, 2014 | TheCelebrityCafe

    It was announced this week that independent filmmaker Spike Lee is strongly considering turning his 1986 picture She's Gotta Have It into a half-hour comedy series.

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