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BaadAsssss Cinema: A Bold Look at '70s Blaxploitation


#1

anyone see this just got it in the mail from blockbuster.com and im about to watch it. i seen some of it on IFC a while ago.


#2

If your a fan of blaxploitation you’ll love it and it has great interviews with Quentin Tarantino and Fred Williamson.


#3

[quote=“me”]
If your a fan of blaxploitation you’ll love it and it has great interviews with Quentin Tarantino and Fred Williamson.
[/quote]

yea i love blaxploitation im about to watch it in about a half a hour.


#4

I got it taped from IFC, but I heard the DVD has more interviews. I’d sure like to see them someday.


#5

watched it last night here blockbuster sent me the wrong disc they sent me the sleeve for BaadAsssss Cinema: A Bold Look at '70s Blaxploitation but they sent me the disc for Baaaadassss the movie about how melvin van peeble made sweet sweetbacks baddasss song i was disapointed they sent me the wrong disc they are send me the right one now but baddasss was really good any one ever see it.


#6

Baadassss was one of the best movies of the year, so no big loss. :slight_smile:


#7

Sweet Sweetbacks Badass Song was one of the worst movies I ever saw and certainly the worst Blaxploitation movie I ever saw. And I fuckin love Blaxploitation.


#8

[quote=“Crazy_Hattori”]
Sweet Sweetbacks Badass Song was one of the worst movies I ever saw and certainly the worst Blaxploitation movie I ever saw. And I fuckin love Blaxploitation.
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i still never seen it but i will probably just like it just because i seen what the guy went threw to make it.


#9

[quote=“Jjp”]
i still never seen it but i will probably just like it just because i seen what the guy went threw to make it.
[/quote]

Yup, like banging the chick in front of the camera for a scene in the movie, catching gonorrhea, and then asking money from the directors guild because of it. Haha, i would have never given that guy money, but maybe they were afraid that if they wont, hes gonna sue them for being racist next.


#10

[quote=“Crazy_Hattori”]
Sweet Sweetbacks Badass Song was one of the worst movies I ever saw and certainly the worst Blaxploitation movie I ever saw. And I fuckin love Blaxploitation.
[/quote]

It certainly was a waste of my fucking time.


#11

C’mon guys. Check out Joe Bob’s Drive-In totals:



14 breasts

5 dead bodies

1 dead dog

1 dead lizard

2 sex parties with 1 appearance by a fairy godmother

3 cases of police brutality

1 cop car explosion

Death by handcuffs

Death by poolstick

Multiple love-making. Multiple foot-chases.

Gratuitous theme music. Gratiuitous crappy photography.



And watch out folks, because:










#12

Has anyone seen Trouble man? if so is it any good?


#13

[quote=“me”]
Has anyone seen Trouble man? if so is it any good?
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Eh, it’s aiight. Despite a good performance by Robert Hooks playing (The Original) “Mr. T” and a Marvin Gaye soundtrack, I thought it was a little slow and lackluster. Better than Black Gunn at least.


#14

Blaxploitation is the worst kind of cinema, except for the Jack Hill movies. He’s like the Orson Welles of this genre. Jackie Brown was also very good.


#15

[quote=“Biohazard”]
Blaxploitation is the worst kind of cinema, except for the Jack Hill movies.[/quote]

Booooo



And Jackie Brown ain’t a blaxpo to me.



Plus, if you liked Jack Hill’s work in the genre, you should check out Arthur Marks stuff (Bucktown,Detroit 9000,J.D.'s Revenge)


#16

[quote=“Biohazard”]
Blaxploitation is the worst kind of cinema, except for the Jack Hill movies. He’s like the Orson Welles of this genre. Jackie Brown was also very good.
[/quote]
What!? Blaxploitation is great!


#17

[quote=“Biohazard”]
Blaxploitation is the worst kind of cinema, except for the Jack Hill movies. He’s like the Orson Welles of this genre. Jackie Brown was also very good.
[/quote]

what other ones have you seen that made you dislike the genre i love them all.


#18

[quote=“Laydback”]
And watch out folks, because:


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…that was a great way to end the film. After he ate the fucking lizard, I didn’t know what to expect next.


#19

i really gotta see this movie.


#20

I finally seen this yesterday got it off of netflix. I thought it was ok i seen or heard of all the films in it but it was still cool seeing some of the interviews.