Time For An Empowered Female Holiday! If you are looking for a more “unique” type of gift for the cinephile in your family, time to jump into the deep end of the “exploitation cinema” pool as we are going to… Read More ›
Classic Movies With An “M”! The Mack! Machine Girls! Midnight Run! A Beatle Too!
Let’s Go To The Movies! My second home is a movie palace: a place to escape, to explore, to dream, and to get a raised heartbeat due to stuff like this: Yes, “killer go go dancers” are always an important… Read More ›
You Want A “Wonder Woman”? Try Foxy Brown! Cleopatra Jones! Blaxploitation’s “Wonder Women!”
Look! It’s Wonder Woman! Yes, this summer’s biggest action star is female – and why not? Empowered women SHOULD rule the box office…but if we are going to talk about “Wonder Women”, what about these two? Now These Two Are… Read More ›
Check Out The Amazing Charlize Theron Trailer For “Atomic Blonde!” Celebrate Empowered Women Kicking Ass On Film!
Get Ready For Some Serious Ass-Kicking – Courtesy Of Charlize Theron! There is a new film coming out this summer that lets Charlize Theron fight with the big boys – and win! First, check out the trailer for “Atomic Blonde!”… Read More ›
The Brothers Johnson! Secrets Of “Strawberry Letter 23” Revealed! Great ’70’s Funk! Tarantino’s “Strawberry” Love!
They are some of music’s most unique lyrics: “A present from you Strawberry letter 22 The music plays I sit in for a few…” Time to remember The Brothers Johnson, and share the secrets of “Strawberry Letter 23!” “The Brothers… Read More ›
Kick Some Dolemite! “Blaxploitation” Classic Gets Vinegar Syndrome’s Loving Restoration!
Time To Get A Taste Of “Dolemite”! I love exploitation movies, and one of the more outrageous entries in the film genre known as “blaxploitation” is getting a loving blu-ray restoration! How can you NOT love a film with this… Read More ›
Studly “Superfly”! Sexy “Sheba”! Blaxploitation’s Sexiest Stars! Pam Grier! Shaft!
“The Heat’s On In The Street For This Bad Mama – But She’s Doin’ The Cooking!” How can you resist a film with that promo? You can’t of course, especially when Blaxploitation super star Pam Grier is in it! The… Read More ›
Rated “X” By An All-White Jury! The Incendiary “Sweet Sweetback’s Badass Song!” Blaxploitation’s Brilliant Godfather!
“Rated ‘X’ By An All-White Jury!” At a time when Hollywood is under scrutiny for for what some as as Oscar failing to adequately acknowledge the film “Selma”, it’s important to remember “The Godfather of Blaxploitation”, the brilliant Melvin Van… Read More ›
Female Empowerment Indeed! “Foxy Brown”! “Cleopatra Jones”! Blaxploitation’s Kick-Ass Women!
Time to celebrate a classic genre of 70’s film, and celebrate two women who not only broke racial barriers by starring in these films, but they scored big at the box office as well! First up: FOXY BROWN! Michael Anderson:… Read More ›
The Mack! Shaft! Sweet Sweetback! Jim Kelly! Blacula! Blaxploitation Lives!
Celebrating a great era in exploitation film making – “BLAXPLOITATION!” “Blaxploitation” is a now somewhat overlooked style of film making from the early 70’s that were an ethnic sub-cuture of exploitation film, focused on the black community. Meet Blaxploitation Legend… Read More ›