11 Spike Lee Films To Stream During Quarantine

On Friday (Mar. 20), Academy award-winning filmmaker Spike Lee turned 63-years-old. Amid the coronavirus scare while people globally are quarantining, many are turning to streaming services to stay entertained by watching films. To honor Lee, we've compiled a list of 11 films that the Brooklyn native has directed that are currently streaming. She's Gotta Have…

Spike Lee To Be First Black Jury President of Cannes Film Festival

Spike Lee has a new gig. The Academy Award-winning director will be the President of the Jury for the prestigious Cannes Film Festival 2020. The new role will make Spike Lee the first black person to be selected for the role, as The Washington Post reports. The annual festival began in 1946. Lee expressed his…

Trevor Noah Blasts Kanye West For Criticizing Rap Culture

The Daily Show host Trevor Noah recently blasted rapper and producer Kanye West for criticizing rap culture. During an interview, West called out the culture and said that it focuses on "f---ing somebody else's b----," buying foreign-made cars, and rapping "about things that can get you locked up." “I was watching that, and I was…

Tyler Perry Celebrates Opening Of New Studios With Star-studded Gala

Over the weekend, stars including Beyoncé, Halle Berry, Oprah Winfrey, Samuel L. Jackson, Spike Lee, Ava Duvernay, and Anita Baker,  descended upon Atlanta to view filmmaker Tyler Perry's new 330-acre film studios during its grand opening. Tyler Perry Studios, which used to serve as a Confederate army base during the American Civil War, is one…

Nate Parker Apologizes For Being 'Tone Deaf' Regarding College Rape Charges

Trigger Warning: This article contains content regarding rape, sexual assault, and suicide. Over the weekend, during the Venice Film Festival, actor Nate Parker apologized for being tone-deaf regarding his college rape charges that came to light when the actor's film The Birth of A Nation premiered, as Vibe reports. “The last three years have been…