Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke responds to Spike Lee's rant against gentrification. It took an incident close to home for Spike Lee, the Do the Right Thing dir ... More >>
The Heat kicked off their annual circus road trip with a craptastic effort against the New York Knicks, losing 102-92. The Heat really wasted your time Thursday night, They laughed off terrible miscues all night, played awful defense, and overall just looked like the game was unimportant to them. Yo ... More >>
Indie directors weigh in -- and the site responds.
From Lil Wayne to Miley Cyrus to Spike Lee, quite a year!
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke looks back on 2013's best hits. A lot of folks get upset over the things I write, but I call 'em like I see em based on facts. T ... More >>
The most anticipated merchandising ploy of the NBA season is almost upon us: The Miami Heat will soon debut its "nickname" jerseys that will swap out, well, nicknames for the players' last names on the back of their jerseys. Knicks fan Spike Lee, of all people, apparently got one of the first looks, ... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke reviews the controversy surrounding Django Unchained. (WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD)Screw Spike Lee. Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchain ... More >>
Look, if there's any part of you that thinks you might be interested in catching BAD 25, Spike Lee's two-hour celebration/behind-the-scenes history of Michael Jackson's 1988 Bad LP, then seriously, get to it. This is a bliss-out. The performance footage alone is thrilling, and Lee has augmented it ... More >>
The Miami Heat blew a 15-point lead and lost 91-86 to the New York Knicks last night, thus making local sports talk radio even douchier than normal for at least another week.The loss continues a troubling trend of not being able to beat playoff contending teams, or even win a big game in the clos ... More >>
Maluca plays Grand Central on Saturday.FridayTattoo artists from all over country will descend on Miami's downtown Hyatt this weekend for the three-day Tattoolapalooza. There'll be tattoo contests, marauding evil clowns, inking seminars, gnarly bikers, and goth punk bands. If you're going to get ... More >>
Asked the difference between his characters and Hollywood's, director Spike Lee answered, "Mine are real." Lee has made it his cinematic mission to accurately portray being black in America. In one of his first films, Do the Right Thing, he sketched a rich portrait of racial tension in a Brooklyn ... More >>
As the Seventies ended and disco pushed into the mainstream, those who came of age during that period always seemed to be reminded that they had missed out on the great cultural revolution of the raging Sixties. As many recall, former Beatle John Lennon himself pretty much summed it up when he decla ... More >>
No matter the runtime and budget, Spike Lee's WWII drama is an epic bore.
So today is jazz saxophonist Branford Marsalis' 48th birthday. I figured a good way to kick off this week's Throwback Tuesdays is to feature one of his tunes. We don't showcase jazz nearly enough on this blog, which is something that needs to change. And as far as a slow Tuesday morning goes, listen ... More >>
Fantastic films for Black History Month at the Cosford.
DVD releases for the week of December 19, 2006
Live and In Living Color
Spike Lee's new racial satire starts out strong but ends up wasting ammunition
Spike Lee takes a fresh and gloriously unpolished look at black stand-up talent