RIP Melvin Van Peebles… RIP to a legendary Director. Melvin Van Peebles has died at the age 89. This actor, writer, director, producer and icon of Black cinema whose films included Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song and Watermelon Man, died Tuesday night at his Manhattan… Read More ›
Eddie Murphy Will Become “Dolemite!” For 70’s cult movie fans like myself, this is great news! And now, the official movie trailer is here – check it out! Eddie Murphy stars in this Netflix film about the life of Rudy… Read More ›
Pam Grier! Foxy Brown! Tamara Dobson! Cleopatra Jones! Blaxploitation’s Time To Celebrate These Kick Ass Empowered Women!
Look! It’s Wonder Woman! Yes, last summer’s biggest action star was 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 ›
“Who’s The Cat Who Won’t Cop Out When There’s Danger All About?” I know, it’s an easy question: John Shaft, of course! “Shaft” was probably the biggest hit of the blaxploitation era, but there were a ton of other great… Read More ›