We Remember | Vonetta McGee

16 07 2010

The woman who was once described as “one of the busiest and most beautiful black actresses” of the 1970s, Vonetta McGee has died. McGee was 65. Read the rest of this entry »

Black Film Classics | Cotton Comes to Harlem

26 05 2010

Forty years ago today, Chester Himes’ novel about two rough and abrasive New York detectives who were clearly before their time hit theaters and helped launch a Black revolution in film. If you haven’t seen it, you should check out “Cotton Comes to Harlem.” Read the rest of this entry »

Best Movie Openings | Velvet Smooth (1976)

3 03 2010

Sporting perhaps one of the cheesiest opening theme songs in the long and storied history of blaxploitation films is none other than the understandably forgotten film, “Velvet Smooth.” Read the rest of this entry »