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Articles tagged blaxploitation

Wednesday, April 8 2015

‘Blacula’ Bites, but Never Sucks

The two most famous horror blaxploitation films look and sound excellent in this dual release, but they deserve more extras considering their importance.


Thursday, August 28 2014

The Gunman on the Unemployment Line: Masculinity, Professionalism, and Ethical Bankruptcy

Surely even Dirty Harry needs a break from cinematic violence, some time off at Walden Pond. Though I doubt its tranquility would deter him from picking off the sparrows.


Sunday, October 9 2011

New Jack Black: Contemporary Urbanity and Blackness in New Jack City

Hood films are a jarring eviction notice for traditional Civil Rights rhetoric and, possibly, leadership -- in other words, "What has the Civil Rights movement done for me lately?"


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