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An Open Letter to New Line Regarding Shaft

Originally posted at BadAzz Mofo

Numerous people have reached out to me about my thoughts on the new Shaft movie, which New Line Cinema recently announced would be more… 1,027 more words


Shaft (2000)

Shaft is a sequel to the 3 Shaft films and short-lived TV series that came out in the 1970s starring Richard Roundtree. This sequel focuses on another man named John Shaft (played by Samuel L. 526 more words


Shaft (1971)

Shaft is a 1971 film about a black private detective named John Shaft (played by Richard Roundtree). The film is based on a detective novel by Ernest Tidyman that came out in 1970. 478 more words


20th Century African American Cinema Stereotypes & Donald Bogle: A Series

Part Four:  Blaxploitation and the LA School of Independent Filmmakers

‘I am America. I am the part you won’t recognize. But get used to me. Black, confident, cocky; my name, not yours; my religion, not yours; my goals, my own; get used to me.’

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Shaft is back!!!

Well, it seems that a new remake of Shaft will come to light. Nothing has been said on who would take over the role or who would direct it. 84 more words

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A suitable soundtrack

As I’ve written previously; I started reading comics and graphic novels to get a taste of alternative story telling methods, here’s what I’ve been reading today: 75 more words


Written by David F. Walker
Drawn by Bilquis Evely
Published by Dynamite Comics


So, as per last issue, Shaft’s burgeoning romance with a woman named Arletha got interrupted by some goons who burst into her apartment with guns, looking for her ex-roomate Marisol. 357 more words

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