Listen to this while high: Stew and the Negro Problem's Making it. Stew and Heidi Rodewald Behind the buzz: Before decamping for Broadway and glory, Stew was among L.A.'s most puckish live performers and the Negro Problem the focus of a devoted local cult. Post Minstrel Syndrome  ... More >>
SFinExile Spoken-Word SeriesThe Garage6:30 p.m., $10-$20 Spike Lee's senior thesis at Tisch School of the Arts was a short film called Joe's Bed-Stuy Barbershop: We Cut Heads. Some guy named Ang Lee (no relation, as far as we know) was the assistant director, and it's endlessly fascinating that f ... More >>
No matter the run time and budget, Spike Lee's WWII drama is an epic bore.
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This Spike Lee joint is a cockeyed, self-righteous, and graceless diatribe
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Cedric lives up to his name
Week of Wednesday, February 18, 2004
Focus in on digital filmmaking at this year's ResFest
Spike Lee's new racial satire starts out strong, but ends up wasting ammunition
After years of creative drought, inspiration was again in long supply
In Clockers, Spike Lee evokes the self-contained hell of a drug-infested Brooklyn neighborhood
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