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Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty ImagesSpike Lee and HBO have teamed up to produce a new documentary chronicling the historical events of September 11, 2001 and COVID-19.  According to Variety, the film will follow “the life, loss and survival of New York residents over the twenty years since the terrorist attacks on the original World Trade Center complex.”  As director and producer, the […]

NetflixAs part of Variety‘s ongoing “Directors on Directors” series, NYU Film alums and longtime friends Spike Lee and Oliver Stone chatted about their shared history over Spike’s multi-award nominated Da 5 Bloods.  Stone is not only a Vietnam veteran, but the Oscar winning director of the iconic Vietnam War filmsPlatoon, Born on the Fourth of July, and Heaven and Earth.  Years ago, he was […]

Courtesy of NetflixSpike Lee’s film, Da 5 Bloods, starring Chadwick Boseman, has been named the Best Film of 2020 by National Board of Review. On Tuesday, the NBR announced its 2020 award winners and Da 5 Bloods also won for Best Ensemble.  Individually, Lee, 63, took home the award for best director and Boseman, who lost his battle with colon cancer in August, […]