Spike Lee’s America

(Photo credit: Polity Press) (Image shows the film director Spike Lee facing the camera with three other men sat behind him) Spike Lee has directed, written, produced, and acted in dozens of films that present a proudly opinionated and rich portrait of American society. Lee is the only African-American filmmaker to establish and sustain a […]

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The Shepperton story

Tucked away in a quiet corner of the Middlesex countryside is a former estate now known as Shepperton Film Studios. Unlike other major studios, Shepperton was not initially controlled by a company with production, distribution and/or exhibition interests. It could be said that Shepperton was a truly independent studio, with an independent spirit.

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