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In 1986, Spike Lee wowed the world with “She’s Gotta Have It,” an homage to black female sexuality. With its jazzy score, sumptuous visuals, and a frank attitude toward sex, the film perfectly combined arthouse innovation and contemporary cool. Its cha…

The pumpkins are being taken off the porch, and Thanksgiving and holiday season decorations are going. ‘Tis the season for staying in from the old, or avoiding relatives by binge watching a series or three. And there will be plenty to choose from…

There’s at least one thing to be grateful for this Thanksgiving: the premiere of Spike Lee’s “She’s Gotta Have It,” the 10-episode contemporary update of Lee’s groundbreaking 1986 film that helped launch his career and change the depiction of African A…

The next four months are going to be packed with plenty of awards season contenders and blockbuster offerings at the multiplex and arthouse. It’s enough to make your eyes feels exhausted already, but the small screen will be competing for your attention too. It seems that every waking moment until 2018 will have something to keep you occupied, but we’re got our handy guide to make things a big easy to sort through. Below, you’ll find our 25 must-see shows of the fall season. Continue reading TV Fall Preview: 25 Must-See Shows at The Playlist.

This time last year we were feeling pretty down about the state of the blockbuster summer, having had a run of duds so instantly forgettable that we had to look them up again to remember (stuff like “X-Men: Apocalypse,” “Alice Through The Looking Glass,” “Warcraft,” and “Independence Day” — see what I mean?) Spin forward a twelvemonth and the picture is very different. Continue reading 50 Films We Hope To See At The 2017 Fall Festivals at The Playlist.

In what is the least shocking bit of entertainment news of 2017, this Thanksgiving Netflix is releasing a Spike Lee-directed series reboot of his 1986 feature film, “She’s Gotta Have It.” A streaming service picking up a 10-episode series adaptation of a film made by a director most well-known from his work in the ‘80s and ‘90s? It feels like some version of this is announced every other week now. Continue reading First Trailer For Spike Lee’s ‘She’s Gotta Have It’ Series On Netflix at The Playlist.

By now you might have finished reading our massive 100 Most Anticipated Movies of 2017 list. You might even be already through yesterday’s look at the stars of tomorrow with Best Breakthrough Performances. And so to continue in this forward-looking, optimistic vein (frankly, all of us could use a little hope on the horizon), today we get to unveil our picks for the most exciting projects that we faithfully believe will be hitting our small screens for the first time in 2017. Continue reading The 30 Most Anticipated New TV Shows Of 2017 at The Playlist.