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Spike Lee

Chi-Raq (2016)

Filmmaker Spike Lee has never shied away from highlighting urban crime in his features. Since his directorial debut in 1986, his features have made him a key figure in black cinema, and he was awarded with an Honorary Award last year for…

Miracle at St. Anna (2008)

New York City, 1983: an elderly African-American bank clerk shoots an elderly white customer dead in an unprovoked attack. The police investigation reveals the assailant was a decorated WW2 hero, and is in possession of a priceless missing…

Top 10 Heist Movies

Heist movies are some of the most exciting and unpredictable movies ever made. Paradoxically, they’re also the most formulaic. A typical heist movie has a rigid three-act structure: a group of criminals gets together and plans a heist; then…