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Entries from May 2006

Truck Turner (1974)

May 31st, 2006 · 1 Comment

Isaac Hayes stars in this terrific American International Pictures drive-in flick as the title character, a football player turned bounty hunter. Truck and his partner Jerry (Alan Weeks) are dispatched to bring an armed and dangerous pimp to jail. The pimp escapes by eventually running into a bar and throwing wads of cash at anyone […]

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Tags: Blaxploitation

Slaughter (1972)

May 30th, 2006 · No Comments

When a couple are blown up by a car bomb, their son, a retired Green Beret named Slaughter (Jim Brown) goes gunning for revenge. “The Man” gets Slaughter to agree to go to South America, and for reasons that defy logic, work for the FBI. Slaughter is paired with two agents (Don Gordon and Marlene […]

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Tags: Blaxploitation

Let’s Do It Again (1975)

May 29th, 2006 · 1 Comment

Sidney Poitier and Bill Cosby were paired together again in this follow-up to Uptown Saturday Night, this time playing working class, married men from Atlanta (Poitier is a milkman, Cosby a factory worker). When their community lodge has to come up with cash to relocate, Cosby convinces Poitier to accompany him to New Orleans and […]

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Tags: Blaxploitation