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Quickie Review - The Super Cops (1974)

Part buddy cop movie, part let’s fight police corruption movie, The Super Cops works pretty well as at least light entertainment. This is definitely one time where you should think Starsky and Hutch much more than say… 585 more words


Moving pictures 2016, #1

A few people have said they’ve enjoyed these posts, so that’s enough for me – I’m going to keep them going. Otherwise, I guess, it’d be weeks between content appearing¬†on this blog. 1,572 more words


Artist Profile: Gordon Parks (1912 -- 2006)

Born and raised in segregated Fort Scott, Kansas, Gordon Parks was eleven years old when three white boys tossed him into the Marmaton River, knowing that he couldn’t swim. ¬† 192 more words


Shaft (1971)

John Shaft (Richard Roundtree) is a private detective in New York City. Apparently he’s cool, tough, a sex machine with all the chicks, he doesn’t take orders from anybody, but he’d risk his neck for his brother man. 454 more words


'Segregation Story' Exhibit Captures Daily Life in Jim Crow South

By Tanasia Kenney
* Written Feb. 10, 2015

ATLANTA — The High Museum of Art opened its doors to guests Sunday, Feb. 8 for the viewing of… 527 more words

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Moving pictures, #33

It seems to be mostly US films in this post, but that’s just the way the rental DVDs came. And all but one film are from the 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die list too. 1,949 more words