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Prisoners and The Worlds They Have Made

August 8th, 2011 · 2 Comments

“We sent Barry Bernardi, who was our location manager, who also served as our associate producer, on a sort of all-expense paid trip across the country looking for the worst city in America. He stopped off at various places and they were much too clean and unworkable. He eventually called us up from St. Louis. […]

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Tags: 24 hour time frame · Alternate universe · Cult favorite · End of the world · Famous line · Flashback · Gangsters and hoodlums · Inventors and Tinkerers · Reckless Driver · Shootout

9000, Officer In Trouble

February 20th, 2011 · No 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: Blaxploitation · Crooked officer · Cult favorite · Famous line · Femme fatale · Forensic evidence · Gangsters and hoodlums · Heist · Interrogation · Midlife crisis · Prostitute · Shootout

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