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MSR Minute … with Spike Lee

Filmmaker Spike Lee promised that he’d make a stop in South Minneapolis while in town last week for a scheduled speaking engagement. Lee spoke on May 20 at VeeCon 2022, a three-day conference to whip up enthusiasm for NFTs (non-fungible tokens). The legendary director-actor-writer-filmmaker afterward talked to this writer.
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Spike Lee on Using NFTs to Fund Films: 'The Horse Is Out the Barn'

The storied filmmaker speaks with Decrypt about his new Mars Blackmon NFTs and how Web3 can disrupt traditional film financing. Director Spike Lee will release a series of Ethereum NFTs based on his appearance as Mars Blackmon in “She’s Gotta Have It.”. Lee spoke with Decrypt about how...
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Spike Lee Launching ‘She’s Gotta Have It’ NFTs

It’s gotta be the NFTs. Spike Lee is joining the non-fungible tokens (NFTs) craze, with a collection of crypto art linked to his seminal 1986 debut film, She’s Gotta Have It. More from The Hollywood ReporterDGA Awards: Jane Campion and 'The Power of the Dog' Take Top HonorSpike Lee to Direct Colin Kaepernick Docuseries for ESPNDGA Awards: Spike Lee Tapped for Lifetime Achievement Honor In a partnership with content incubator The Visible Project, the filmmaker is launching a collection of 3,945 NFTs that feature original frames from She’s Gotta Have It, with additional art designed by Tré Seals and Adrian Franks. The original...

Colin Kaepernick Joined by Spike Lee, Ex-49ers Coach Jim Harbaugh for Throwing Exhibition

Colin Kaepernick was joined by some elite company while serving as honorary captain at Michigan football's Maize and Blue spring game this weekend. The quarterback, 34, threw several reps with undrafted receivers during halftime of Saturday's game at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor in front of Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh — who previously coached Kaepernick during their shared time with the San Francisco 49ers — NFL scouts, and director Spike Lee, according to ESPN.

Spike Lee did not enjoy Trae Young torching the Knicks at MSG

The Atlanta Hawks finished on a 21-10 run to take down the New York Knicks 117-111 on Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden. Trae Young led the way for Atlanta, going off for 45 points (13-of-25 from the field, 12-of-14 at the line) and eight assists. With under three minutes...

The best Spike Lee movies – from Malcolm X to Da 5 Bloods

What are the best Spike Lee movies? The legendary director has been making movies since the ‘80s, with a body of work spanning five decades and an astounding 127 directorial credits to his name across film, TV, music videos, and short films. The legacy of Lee’s work is indisputable, as one of, it not the most successful and important Black directors of all time.

In pictures: Acclaimed filmmaker Spike Lee

The Directors Guild of America is honoring Spike Lee this weekend during its annual awards show. The 64-year-old Lee will become the first Black director to receive the guild's Lifetime Achievement Award for Distinguished Achievement in Motion Picture Direction. "Icon. Trailblazer. Visionary. Spike Lee has changed the face of cinema,...