“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 ›
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 ›
RIP Bernie Casey! I hate having to share these stories: a great NFL player turned action star has passed away at the age of 78… Here is a look at one of his best movies! Hit Man! The plot is… Read More ›
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 ›