They are some of music’s most unique lyrics: “Stained window yellow candy screen see speakers of kiteWith velvet roses diggin’ freedom flightA present from you, strawberry letter 22The music plays I sit in for a few” Time to remember The… Read More ›
RIP Max Julien…An Appreciation Of “The Mack” And Blaxploitation Cinema!
Iconic “Blaxploitation” Actor/Writer/Producer/Director Max Julien has died…he was 88 years old. Julien was best known for “The Mack”, one of the greatest “Blaxploitation” films of the 70’s…. “Blaxploitation” is a now somewhat overlooked style of film making from the early… Read More ›
“Pictures At A Revolution!” The Year That Two Films Dominated The Discussion Of Race In America!
This Is A “Picture From A Revolution!” This scene, when Sidney Poitier slaps a white man who had just slapped him across the face – was incendiary for its time, and it’s one one of the powerful films of 1967,… Read More ›
Celebrating “Blaxploitation” Cinema! Shaft! Pam Grier! Dolemite! Celebrate Black History Month With these Seminal Films Of The 70’s!
Celebrate “Black History Month” With Empowered “Blaxploitation” Cinema! Black History Month is an important celebration of black achievement. That said, “blaxploitation cinema” doesn’t come up as much as it should in the discussion – but this “Cult Movie Monday” is… Read More ›
RIP Larry Cohen… “Cult Movie Monday” Celebrates The Life Of “King Cohen”, The Cult Movie Master! Dynamite Documentary!
RIP Director Larry Cohen… Sad news for cult movie fans…legendary Director Larry Cohen – the “King” of winged serpents, killer babies AND blaxploitation – has died at the age of 77. This “cult movie Monday” will celebrate the legendary Director,… Read More ›
A Blogging Update! Cinema’s Wildest “Cult” Stuff Now At “JRsploitation.com!” Celebrating Season Two Of “The Deuce!”
Relaunching A Second Website Celebrating The World’s Wildest Cinema! For those who have followed my posts for years, I like to write about all sorts of stuff: movies, music, books, travel, food, burgers, BACON, and pop culture. But, some of… Read More ›
Eddie Murphy IS “Dolemite!” Raucous Blaxploitation Biopic Comes To Netflix!
Eddie Murphy Will Become “Dolemite!” For 70’s cult movie fans like myself, this is great news! Deadeline.com has the exclusive, reporting: Eddie Murphy is about to return to the screen for the first time in awhile, in a Netflix film… Read More ›
“The Stewardess Is Flying The Plane!” Why I Love 70’s Cinema! The Decade’s Biggest “Hellraisers!”
Question: As you see the late Karen Black in the cockpit, will there ever be a better line of dialogue from a film that this one: “The stewardess is flying the plane!” And she was! It’s just one reason I… Read More ›
Meet The Empowered “Machete Maidens Unleashed!” Pam Grier Got Her Start Here! Terrific Documentary Celebrates The “Anything Goes” Films Of The Philippines!
Time To Celebrate These “Unleashed” Machete Maidens! You like cult cinema? Then do I have a terrific documentary for you – one that tells the story of the booming Philippine film industry in the 70’s and 80’s, when empowered women… Read More ›
The Incredible “Black Panther!” The Story Behind The Amazing, “Natural” Hair!
Get Ready For The “ALL Natural” Superhero, “Black Panther!” The early reviews are superlative, and after seeing so many films coming-out over the past few years, we are LOOOOOOOOOONNNNNNNGGGGGG overdue for an African-American Superhero…. And as it turns out, an… Read More ›