Is Spike Lee’s TV Series Adaptation of ‘She’s Gotta Have It’ Still in the Works At Showtime? (Plus That Infamous “X” Rating)

SHE'S GOTTA HAVE IT, Tracy Camilla Johns, Spike Lee, 1986

Robyn Batts’ “Where Is The Black Erotica on Screen” piece in which she mentions Spike Lee’s “She’s Gotta Have It” (among other titles), which was published earlier today, reminded me of Lee’s trouble’s in getting the film released. Specifically, the… Continue Reading

Miles Davis Was Born Today in History… A Brief Rundown of Past & Future Films on His Life + A Commemoration Via New Special Musical Releases


Today in history… Miles Dewey Davis was born on May 26, 1926 in Alton, Illinois, to Dr. Miles Henry Davis and Cleota Mae (Henry) Davis. He would’ve been 90 years old today, were he still alive! Over the last 2 years, we’ve been… Continue Reading

ESPN Films Documentary Series ‘Spike Lee’s Lil’ Joints’ Returns 5/31 With Four New Films all Directed by Black Filmmakers


“Spike Lee’s Lil’ Joints,” a short documentary series from ESPN Films that first premiered last summer, will return May 31 with four new films executive produced by the filmmaker. The films in the collection will merge African American and sports narratives, all… Continue Reading