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Entries Tagged as 'Heist'

Harlem Is The Capital of Every Ghetto Town

February 13th, 2011 · 4 Comments

Promoting I’m Gonna Git You Sucka in 1988, Steve James, who appeared as “Kung Fu Joe” in the blaxploitation spoof, commented: “I always hated that label ‘blaxploitation.’ I wondered, why couldn’t there just be films with black stars? You know, you’d go around the corner from a theater showing one of them, and there’d be […]

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Tags: 24 hour time frame · Based on novel · Blaxploitation · Crooked officer · Dreams and visions · Forensic evidence · Gangsters and hoodlums · Heist · Hitman · Interrogation · Master and pupil · Midlife crisis · Shootout

You Really Wanna Mess With Whitey?

February 9th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Promoting I’m Gonna Git You Sucka in 1988, Steve James, who appeared as “Kung Fu Joe” in the blaxploitation spoof, commented: “I always hated that label ‘blaxploitation.’ I wondered, why couldn’t there just be films with black stars? You know, you’d go around the corner from a theater showing one of them, and there’d be […]

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Tags: Alternate universe · Based on novel · Blaxploitation · Crooked officer · Cult favorite · Famous line · Gangsters and hoodlums · Heist · Interrogation · Man vs. machine · Master and pupil · Military · Prostitute

We’re Wild Animals

November 4th, 2010 · 3 Comments

Logging in to Netflix Instant for a movie to watch is like being hungry and shown to a food replicator. It doesn’t solve my problem — it introduces one thousand new ones. Luckily, I can see which genres are rated higher in nutritional content, in this case, 4 or 4 ½ star ratings out of […]

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Tags: Alternate universe · Animation · Based on novel · Coming of age · Father/son relationship · Gangsters and hoodlums · Heist · Interrogation · Master and pupil · No opening credits