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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

Movie Critic

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

Comics

SHAFT #3


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

PREVIOUSLY: Shaft #2

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

Black Comic-Books

Shaft #2


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

PREVIOUSLY: Shaft #1

So, as per last issue, Shaft managed to get out of Harlem intact, despite refusing local gangster Junius Tate’s order that he take a dive in his boxing match. 316 more words

Black Comic-Books

Everyone Needs a Hero; Even Children Who Aren't White!

The breach of Sony Picture’s email accounts has revealed a fun piece of gossip; Amy Pascal, their chief executive would like Idris Elba, a Briton, an actor and a rapper, to take the baton from Daniel Craig and play James Bond. 721 more words

Essay

Shaft #1


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

Who’s the Black private dick that’s a sex machine with all the chicks? 328 more words

Black Comic-Books