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Spike Lee's 'Oldboy' Doesn't Measure Up to Park Chan-wook's

  • By Steve Greene
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  • November 27, 2013 1:46 PM
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Spike Lee's latest film owes much to its 2003 predecessor, and that level of adaptation is an inescapable part of the reviews that hit the web yesterday.

Should Mike Tyson Have to Talk About His Rape Conviction Every Time He Meets the Press?

  • By Sam Adams
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  • July 26, 2013 5:14 PM
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  • 5 Comments
A soul-searching essay from NPR's Linda Holmes on questions asked and unasked.

Did Spike Lee Make Two Movies This Year About Michael Jackson?

  • By Matt Singer
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  • November 28, 2012 3:26 PM
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  • 1 Comment
"Red Hook Summer," Lee's fictional film about a boy spending the summer with his grandfather, offers some interesting parallels with "Bad 25," his documentary about Michael Jackson.

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