Donald Trump, New York Film Critics Circle, Spike Lee

Donald Trump, New York Film Critics Circle

Spike Lee Compares Trump To Hitler During New York Film Critics Awards Acceptance Speech

Spike Lee Compares Trump To Hitler During New York Film Critics Awards Acceptance Speech

1/25/2021 4:20:00 AM

Spike Lee Compares Trump To Hitler During New York Film Critics Awards Acceptance Speech

On Sunday, iconic filmmaker Spike Lee was honored by the New York Film Critics Circle with a special award for his short New York New York, which was filmed during the pandemic. After fellow filmma…

New York New York, which was filmed during the pandemic. After fellow filmmaker Martin Scorsese presented him with the award, Lee did not mince words during his acceptance speech which was pre-recorded on January 6, the day whenDonald Trumpsupporters invaded the Capitol.

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“It’s a very sad day in the history of America,” said Lee in regards to the Capitol siege.He continued bluntly, “We’re at the crossroads now…and everybody please be safe. This is not a game… This president Agent Orange will go down in history with the likes of Hitler.” He added that the politicians who have stood by Trump’s side are “on the wrong side of history.”

Lee showed gratitude for the award from the New York Film Critics Circle. He reflects on his career saying that it was never just about him. He goes on to thank everyone who helped him behind and in front of the camera since his days at NYU film school before circling back and adding, “All of us, as true Americans, have to really think about what’s important.” headtopics.com

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DinoRay Appropriation is a form of Holocaust denialism. What would be accurate is to state that The Academy has adopted pre-Holocaust rules targeting Jews. Central Europe did the same to Jews that Hollywood is now doing prior to The Holocaust. A name that's flipently bandied about far to often these days

“Keep them on the boat. We don’t want the numbers to go up” preach, Spike. I agree with spike I am no fan of Trump, but Spike Lee has been 'race hustling' for years. how banal.... Is Spike senile? It is a fair comparison. 🤷‍♀️ Like his Knicks this little guy has been relevant since the nineties. Let me guess, He made another film about racism?

What do you expect, Spike is back on the powder