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First Trailer For Spike Lee's Michael Jackson Feature Documentary 'Bad 25'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 19, 2012 10:30 AM
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Spike Lee's Michael Jackson documentary, made in collaboration with the estate of Michael Jackson and Sony Music, titled Bad 25, is scheduled to air on ABC on Thanksgiving Day, in November.

Spike Lee's Michael Jackson Doc 'Bad 25' Will Have 1-Week Oscar-Qualifying Theatrical Run

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 11, 2012 1:07 PM
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Following its Venice Film Festival and Toronto International Film Festival screenings, Spike Lee's Michael Jackson documentary, made in collaboration with the estate of Michael Jackson and Sony Music, titled Bad 25, is already scheduled to air on ABC on Thanksgiving Day, in November.
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Production Starts For Spike Lee's 'Oldboy'; What Scene Is Being Shot In These On-set Photos?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 11, 2012 12:50 PM
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These on-set images are courtesy of Just Jared, as you can see from the logo stamp. As you can see, principal photography has officially begun on Spike Lee's Oldboy adaptation; they actually started shooting early this week - Monday it was I believe. And here are the first group of photos from the film's set, showing star Josh Brolin, doing a lot of smoking, director Spike Lee, a body being taken away on a stretcher, with what looks like blood on them, and some women (1 of them apparently playing a reporter) that I can't immediately identify (maybe yu guys can). 
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With Broader Release & $318,000 Box Office So Far, YOUR Thoughts On 'Red Hook Summer'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 20, 2012 12:29 PM
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I thought we'd go silent on Spike Lee's Red Hook Summer until more of you had seen it, since we've had little conversation about it (except for me sharing my own thoughts, and a few of you responding, although most of those responses were from folks who hadn't seen the film yet.

Poster For Spike Lee's Michael Jackson Doc 'Bad 25' (Coming To ABC On Thanksgiving)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 11, 2012 6:33 PM
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Following its Venice Film Festival and Toronto International Film Festival screenings, Spike Lee's Michael Jackson documentary, made in collaboration with the estate of Michael Jackson and Sony Music, titled Bad 25, will air on ABC on Thanksgiving Day; specific details to be revealed later, according to the press release.

FilmDistrict Picks Up U.S. Distribution Rights To Spike Lee's 'Oldboy'

  • By Sergio
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  • September 7, 2012 11:12 AM
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It was announced today at the Toronto Film Festival that FilmDistrict has picked up the U.S. distribution rights to Spike Lee's remake of the South Korean suspense thriller Oldboy.
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ABC Acquires TV Rights To Spike Lee's Michael Jackson Doc 'Bad25' To Air On Thanksgiving

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 28, 2012 2:36 PM
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Following its Venice Film Festival and Toronto International Film Festival screenings over the next month, Spike Lee's Michael Jackson documentary, in collaboration with the estate of Michael Jackson and Sony Music, titled Bad25, will air on ABC on Thanksgiving Day; specific details to be revealed later, according to the press release.

Spike Lee's 'Bad 25' To Screen At Toronto Film Festival And Future Plans

  • By Sergio
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  • August 14, 2012 11:40 AM
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We already posted that Spike Lee's Bad 25 - his new documentary about the making and lasting impact of Michael Jackson's Bad album, which first was released 25 years ago this month - would make its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival.
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New In USA Theaters This Weekend - '2 Days In New York' & 'Red Hook Summer'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 10, 2012 9:05 AM
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Both make their theatrical debuts this weekend - although 2 Days In New York has been available as a VOD rental for about a month now, meaning some of you likely have already seen it.

Review - 'Red Hook Summer' (An Attempt To Make Sense Of Spike Lee's Trip To Wonderland)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 9, 2012 3:23 PM
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Well, after first seeing the film at the Sundance Film Festival in January, I wrote a lengthy piece sharing my many reactions to what I saw then; skip ahead almost 8 months later, when I saw the revised cut of the film at a press screening about 2 weeks ago, and, despite it being 15 minutes shorter, my reactions were still exactly the same as the first time I saw the film.