Do the Right Thing 2

It’s been 26 years since Spike Lee‘s provocative Do the Right Thing debuted, and since Hollywood has been digging deep into the past for sequels, reboots and remakes, it only makes sense that they would revive the racially charged drama.

However, in case you haven’t noticed, Brooklyn has changed a lot since 1989. As Jimmy Kimmel noted during one of his episodes being taped in New York last week, “There used to be muggers right in this neighborhood stealing old ladies’ purses. Now those old lady purses are being worn ironically by hipsters in the area.” And that’s exactly what inspired the trailer for Do the Right Thing 2, starring Billy Crudup, Zooey Deschanel and more white people. Read More »

LOL: Fake Sequels Now Shooting in New York City

Fake Sequels

If you happen to live in a major city, or anywhere that has doubled as a shooting location on a film set, you know that the crew has to let the area know that production will be happening nearby. That often means that certain parts of a street are closed off, and that can make things like parking a real hassle. And some pranksters in New York City have decided to take that normal occurrence and enrage some of the locals beyond just taking away their parking spaces.

Jason Eppink and Mike Lacher have been posting shooting notifications around New York City for fake sequels such as Annie Hall 2, The Godfather IV and Do the Right Thing 2, presumably pissing off cinephiles and residents until they do a little internet research. Read More »