Now You Know Spike Lee Has Something To Say: Calls ‘Djanjo Unchained’ Disrespectful

December 23, 2012  |  
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Although opening night tickets for Quentin Tarantino’s latest film, Django Unchained, are selling out left and right, there’s one Hollywood filmmaker who doesn’t plan to see the film. In a recent interview with VIBETV, Spike Lee had very little to say about the film, which is a love story based in the days of slavery, and insisted he hadn’t seen it and wasn’t planning on it.

“All I’m going to say is that it’s disrespectful to my ancestors,” says Lee. “That’s just me…I’m not speaking on behalf of anybody else.” The Red Hook Summer director is known for his outspoken opinions, and for ruffling a few feathers with his own projects.

Check out the rest, including the interview, over on ESSENCE.

What do you think? Do you plan on seeing it?

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