Tag: Spike Lee

Blu-ray Reviews, Film

Blu-ray reviews: “Paper Towns,” “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl,” and “Dope”

In a genre dominated by teenage girls, it’s refreshing to have some movies about the male experience, especially since so many YA films...

DVD Reviews, Music, Music Videos

DVD Review: “Money for Nothing: A History of the Music Video”

A critical look at a critical look at the history of the music video....

'Face Time, Music

‘Face Time: Michael Jackson, “On the Line”

Join Popdose for a look back at three decades of Babyface's wide-ranging influence as a singer, songwriter, and producer....

Bruce Hornsby - Michael Weintrob

Music, Podcast, Popdose Interviews, The Matt 'N' Jeff Radio Hour

The Matt ‘N’ Jeff Radio Hour, Episode 10: Bruce Hornsby

In the midst of the holiday season, we caught up with Bruce Hornsby. It was indeed, a very merry experience....


Aging Hip Replacement 2.0: Reunited And I Don’t Care…Or Do I?

That's me at my high school graduation 19 1/2 years ago. I'm not sure I wanna go back and visit that guy....


Michael Jackson “Bad 25″ Documentary: Teaser

Get ready for another Michael Jackson documentary, with this one detailing the recording of the classic album "Bad."...


DVD Reviews, Film, Theatre

DVD Review: Spike Lee Films “Passing Strange”

Some stage plays and musicals are adapted into films. Others are simply filmed. That would seem to be the easier gig—but if you’ve...


Current Events, Film, Music, Sugar Water

Sugar Water: Black and/or White

Writer-director Spike Lee’s Do the Right Thing opened in theaters on June 30, 1989. “White people still ask me why Mookie threw...


DVD Reviews

DVD Review: “Miracle at St. Anna”

Miracle at St. Anna opens with a crime:  A black postal worker pulls out a German Lugar pistol and kills an Italian man waiting in...


Current Events, Sugar Water

Sugar Water: White Men Can’t Believe I’m Talking About Wesley Snipes Again

Last Thursday actor Wesley Snipes (U.S. Marshals, Undisputed) was sentenced to three years in prison after being found guilty in February...


Current Events, Sugar Water

Sugar Water: Super Cyborg Sunday

I’ll get to the cyborgs in a second, but before I do, I need to mention one last thing in regard to Wesley Snipes — in my three...


Current Events, Sugar Water

Sugar Water: White Men Can’t Write About Al Jarreau Yet

Last Sunday I said I would find time to write about Al Jarreau in the coming week, but a few days ago Jeff Giles told me to put my ode to...