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Film director Spike Lee raises his fist in a pose for a seated portrait

Spike Lee

As a Guest

4 segments

"Do the Right Thing" Leaves Critics Confused

Spike Lee's new movie, about a neighborhood's response to the murder of a black man, climaxes in a violent ending that many believe sends an ambiguous message about race relations in the U.S. Lee disagrees, and tells Fresh Air's Terry Gross that the movie's intent is clear.


As a Topic

7 segments

A Korean Cult Thriller Gets A Spike Lee Makeover.

Oldboy, the director's remake of a 2003 film of the same name, follows a man who's held captive for 20 years — and out for revenge after his release. Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Olsen and Samuel L. Jackson star.


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