Essentially, Gifford argues, "there would be no street literature, no Blaxploitation
, no Hip-Hop the way we know them today without [the culturally transformative] Pimp.
91 mins A BluRay release for one the very best Blaxploitation
films made, starring Pam Grier as a young nurse who seeks revenge when her little sister is hospitalised by a drug pusher.
This alone might make 1981's "Escape From New York" the ultimate blaxploitation
flick: in a setting of urban rot that at the time seemed only slightly exaggerated, a badass black man was collecting those dues Melvin Van Peebles had warned everyone about years earlier, at the end of "Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song.
On the surface, Together Brothers seems to be one of the many films of the blaxploitation
genre to be forgotten by mass audiences.
Every film genre was covered; from classic B&W films to 1970s Blaxploitation
films and the best of world and British cinema.
And the nights are for everyone, pointed out Chris: "I was talking to someone very young who was interested in Blaxploitation
12 Years A Slave , brutally showcasing its blaxploitation
theme, tops the second list for all foreign films released in India in a while.
The plush production of tracks like the Neptunes-produced centerpiece 'good kid' hearkens back to Seventies blaxploitation
soundtracks and Nineties gangsta-rap blaxploitation
revivals, and good kid warrants a place in that storied lineage.
He's expecting his first child with wife Gwen, but his longlost son from a previous relationship has just turned up, as has Archy's estranged dad - faded blaxploitation
He's expecting his first child with wife Gwen, but his long-lost son from a previous relationship has just turned up in the neighbourhood - as has Archy's own estranged dad, faded blaxploitation
This wide-ranging chapter ends with a discussion of blaxploitation
films that suggests that the dissonance between the 1972 film Super Fly, which celebrates the life of a cocaine dealer while its anti-drug soundtrack powerfully exposes "the central problem of the postsegregation era," reveals the problem behind the central paradox, which is: "how to participate in American consumer culture and not be dirtied by it" (152).
And it reminds of nothing so much as the epic blaxploitation
movie soundtracks from the early '70s produced by the likes of Curtis Mayfield and Marvin Gaye.