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Movie Poster of the Week – THE LAND THAT TIME FORGOT

March 5, 2018

BadAzz MoFo’s celebration of the art of the movie poster (though not necessarily the movie itself). I saw this in the theaters when I was a kid back in 1975, and I thought it was just about the best movie I’d ever seen. Thankfully, my cinematic tastes have developed over the years (though not that…

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Movie Poster of the Week – ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK

February 26, 2018

BadAzz MoFo’s celebration of the art of the movie poster (though not necessarily the movie itself). Many of the movie posters that I’ll be highlighting here are for films of questionable quality (and some just plain suck). But then there’s those that, quite simply, totally kickass. Case in point: John Carpenter’s Escape from New York.…

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Movie Poster of the Week – THE ISLAND AT THE TOP OF THE WORLD

February 19, 2018

BadAzz MoFo’s celebration of the art of the movie poster (though not necessarily the movie itself). Okay, I saw The Island at the Top of the World when it was in the theater—which will give you a hint as to how old I actually am. But I don’t remember anything about the movie. Not a…

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BadAzz MoFo’s Blaxploitation Archive – NI**ER LOVER (a.k.a. The Bad Bunch,Tom, The Brothers)

February 14, 2018

NIGGER LOVER (a.k.a. The Bad Bunch,Tom, The Brothers) 1973 director: Greydon Clark; starring: Greydon Clark, Tom Johnigarn, Aldo Ray, Jock Mahoney More than twenty years had passed since I watched director Greydon Clark’s NIGGER LOVER, and written my scathing review. This was one of the earliest reviews I wrote, and I was culling through my…

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BadAzz MoFo’s Blaxploitation Archive – MANDINGO

February 13, 2018

MANDINGO 1975 director: Richard Fleischer; starring: James Mason, Perry King, Ken Norton, Susan George, Brenda Sykes, Ji-Tu Cumbuka There are over 200 blaxploitation movies, ranging from the classic to the completely forgotten. But few have attained the level of infamy that MANDINGO has achieved. This is one of those films with a reputation that precedes…

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BadAzz MoFo’s Blaxploitation Archive – LIVE AND LET DIE

February 12, 2018

LIVE AND LET DIE1973 director: Guy Hamilton; starring: Roger Moore, Yaphet Kotto, Jane Seymour, Gloria Hendry, Geoffrey Holder, Julius Harris For the better part of a decade the James Bond films set the standard for action and adventure films. Based on Ian Fleming’s popular books, the film franchise launched in 1962 with DR. NO, and…

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Movie Poster of the Week – ESCAPE FROM THE BRONX

February 12, 2018

BadAzz MoFo’s celebration of the art of the movie poster (though not necessarily the movie itself). Last week, we showcased director Enzo G. Castellari’s 1990: The Bronx Warriors. And now we have Escape from the Bronx (a.k.a. The Bronx Warriors 2), Castellari’s sequel to what seemed like a terrible film, until you compared it to…

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BadAzz MoFo’s Blaxploitation Archive – KILL SQUAD

February 11, 2018

KILL SQUAD 1982 director: Patrick G. Donahue starring: Cameron Mitchell in a cameo and a bunch of people you’ve probably never heard of Okay…I know…this isn’t really a blaxploitation movie. At the same time, it isn’t really that much of a martial arts movie – which is what is was sold as being – so,…

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BadAzz MoFo’s Blaxploitation Archive – JOSHUA

February 10, 2018

JOSHUA (a.k.a. Joshua: The Black Rider) 1976 director: Larry Spangler; starring Fred Williamson Some evil racists make the mistake of killing Civil War veteran Joshua’s (Fred “the Hammer” Williamson) momma. In the process of killin’ Momma Hammer, they also kidnap the wife of the white man that she worked for. Now, I don’t need to…

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BadAzz MoFo’s Blaxploitation Archive – IF HE HOLLERS, LET HIM GO!

February 9, 2018

IF HE HOLLERS, LET HIM GO!(a.k.a. Dead Right; Night Hunt) 1968 director: Charles Martin; starring: Raymond St. Jacques, Dana Wynter, Kevin McCarthy, Barbara McNair First things first: whatever you do, don’t confuse this movie with the Chester Himes novel of the same name. It would be easy to make that assumption, especially since star Raymond…

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