Friday, October 28, 2016


Tuesday, May. 17, 2016

The party, stocked with pretty people and schmoozing filmmakers, looked like any other at the Cannes Film Festival except for the neon lights on the wall that glowed "Amazon Studios."

Cannes has been a coming-out party for the upstart digital distributor, which feted its big year at a...

Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015

More alive than most of the year's films put together, Spike Lee's "Chi-Raq" is urgent agitprop that pulsates with unalloyed rage for the "self-inflicted genocide" of South Chicago and explodes with full-hearted (and gloriously lewd) pleas for peace....

Wednesday, Jul. 15, 2015

Amazon Studios says it has acquired Spike Lee's new film as its first Amazon Original Movie.

The film, with the working title "Chi-Raq," features a cast including Nick Cannon, Wesley Snipes, Jennifer Hudson and Teyonah Parris, as well as D.B. Sweeney...