re: Do the Right Thing
Jun 20, 2013
Mike Leigh revisits his breakout film in a new Criterion release.
by J.R. Jones
Movie Review, Life is Sweet, Mike Leigh, Secrets & Lies, All or Nothing, Vera Drake, Happy-Go-Lucky, Jim Broadbent, Alison Steadman, Claire Skinner, Jane Horrocks, Frank Capra, You Can't Take It With You, Happy-Go-Lucky, Sally Hawkins, Juzo Itami, Tampopo, Gabriel Axel, Babette's Feast, Ang Lee, Eat Drink Man Woman, Stephen Rea, Timothy Spall, Edith Piaf, Do the Right Thing, Recommended
Aug 24, 2012
Clarke Peters and Jules Brown star in Lee's latest
by Drew Hunt
Opening, Film, Spike Lee, Red Hook Summer, Do the Right Thing, Inside Man, Malcolm X, Clockers, Summer of Sam, Miracle of St. Anna, Clarke Peters, the Wire, Jules Brown
Feb 24, 2012
New reviews and notable screenings in this week's issue.
by J.R. Jones
Film, Frederick Wiseman, Crazy Horse, Oren Moverman, Rampart movie, Woody Harrelson, Chico & Rita, Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance, Hell and Back Again, An Evening With Don Hertzfeldt, It's Such a Beautiful Day, My Way Home, Bill Douglas, On the Ice, Thin Ice, Greg Kinnear, Billy Crudup, Laure Prouvost, Don Siegel, Charley Varrick, University of Chicago Doc Films, Otto Preminger, Daisy Kenyon, Northbrook Public Library, Robert Bresson, Diary of a Country Priest, Lancelot du Lac, Gene Siskel Film Center, Spike Lee, Do the Right Thing, Music Box, Mikio Naruse, Her Lonely Lane, Jean-Luc Godard, In Praise of Love, Howard Hawks, Twentieth Century, Portage theater, Northwest Chicago Film Society, Instituto Cervantes, Flamenco School, The Spanish Room, University of Chicago Film Studies Center, Andrew McCall, Peace on Earth Film Festival, Chicago Cultural Center, movies, Video
Dec 24, 2010
Spike Lee ripped the cover off urban America for my 13-year-old self with his 1989 tour de force. He speaks and signs copies of his photo memoir "Spike Lee: Do the Right Thing" 12/24 at Barbara's Bookstore at Maxwell Street, er, University Village.
by Ed M. Koziarski
Lit & Lectures, Film, Free Shit, Swag, Books, Spike Lee, Malcolm X, Martin Luther King, Do the Right Thing, Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, Barbara's Bookstore, Jason Matloff, race, L.A. Riots, Video