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20% versus 3% is not a going to cause TEVA stock to collapse or cause Apple Inc.The stock is showing a potential breakout that would send it 25% higher from here, and therein lies my opportunity.

Typically, a weakening dollar pushes up oil prices, and the rapid run up in prices over the last few months occurred not coincidentally at a time when the dollar posted a steep decline.Source: BloombergHowever, the tightening in the oil market has not been a mirage.

Investors in Chesapeake Energy Corporation CHK need to pay close attention to the stock based on moves in the options market lately.Clearly, options traders are pricing in a big move for Chesapeake Energy, but what is the fundamental picture for the company?

Very late in this Cannes festival, a burst of rage, comedy, paranoia and uproarious energy has come from Spike Lee.His new movie, Summer Of Sam, showing here as part of the directors' fortnight, has awoken us from our arthouse lethargy with a rocket-fuelled rush through the mean streets of Brooklyn in the boiling summer of 1977, when the entire city was convulsed with fear at the activities of the 'Son of Sam', the first serial killer of the modern media age at a time when they were known less glamorously as 'mass murderers' or 'sickos'.

John Akomfrah and the diminutive Spike Lee were on stage yesterday evening for the final LFF/Guardian interview.It is set in the summer of 1977, which is coincidentally, when Lee decided he wanted to be a film-maker.

They're the ones that have got the gift from God.The commercials show people going to school after they've finished their duty and go on to do great jobs.

That's not saying we're there yet.But we're film-makers who choose to live and work in New York.

What would you say is the difference between Summer of Sam and your earlier work?If you look at Do the Right Thing and Jungle Fever, we've had storylines concerning Italian-Americans, so it was not really foreign territory for this film.

He'd got Warner Bros to buy him the property of Clockers - it was a novel by Richard Price.He was still going to executive-produce it, but he asked me if I wanted to do it.

Beastie Boys video director turned surrealist film-maker Spike Jonze is in final negotiations to direct Benjamin Button, a film based on F Scott Fitzgerald's absurdist short story, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.Charting much the same bizarre territory as Jonze's latest film, Being John Malkovich, Benjamin Button is about a man who physically regresses as those around him age.

Having missed out on the chance to direct Columbia's Muhammad Ali biopic, Spike Lee is reported to be furious over the studio's decision to turn the project over to Michael Mann.An unnamed friend of Lee's told New York's Daily News yesterday that "Spike felt that only a black man could do justice to the story of Cassius Clay He still feels that way.

Director Spike Lee has lashed out at The Patriot, and all but accused the Mel Gibson blockbuster of racism, in a forceful letter to the editor of the Hollywood Reporter.The Patriot stars Gibson as a hero of the American War of Independence and opened in the States to decent reviews and solid business on the July 4 holiday weekend.

Director Spike Lee has lashed out at The Patriot, and all but accused the Mel Gibson blockbuster of racism, in a forceful letter to the editor of the Hollywood Reporter.The Patriot stars Gibson as a hero of the American War of Independence and opened in the States to decent reviews and solid business on the July 4 holiday weekend.

Spike Lee is planning a feature film on the life and times of heavyweight champ Joe Louis, which he plans to direct next summer.Earlier this year, Lee famously lost out to Michael Mann in his dream of directing Warner Bros' Muhammad Ali biopic.

In a letter to The Hollywood Reporter earlier this month, Lee blasted the film's portrayal of the American revolution as "pure, blatant Hollywood propaganda".A couple of weeks on and he's still fuming over it, to the point that he's even prepared to stick up for the British.

Atom Films announced today that Spike Jonze (pictured) is to become a creative consultant for the online film company.The academy-award winning actor and director, whose last project, Being John Malkovich, was a huge critical and box-office success, will "counsel Atom on creative directions and artistic relations" and "actively take a part in Atom's long-term vision to support independent filmmakers and animators.

There was an album he had produced called Milligan Preserved, which had a picture taken by Angus McBean of Spike's head in a jar.That's how we met Ian MacNaughton, Spike's director who became the Python director.

There is a lone hill somewhere, Without an elephant on it, People yearned for an elephant on that hill, In time their prayer was answered by a young equestrian artist who intended to draw a horse on that very site.A horse is no substitute for an elephant, But nothing is.

Spike Lee will be honoured with a special award from Bafta tomorrow for his outstanding contribution to cinema.At the ceremony, Lee will be given his award by Lord Attenborough, president of Bafta.

Jackson, if you take Denzel Washington or Laurence Fishburne, they all somehow go back to Spike Lee.The move was part of a family tradition: Spike's father had been to Morehouse, as had his father before him.
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