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    Ricky D’s Favourite Cult Films of All Time: #9 ‘Coffy’

      Coffy Directed by Jack Hill Screenplay by Jack Hill 1973, USA Jack Hill’s anti drug/vigilante movie film stands among one of the three best of the blaxploitation genre. The project originated when American International Pictures lost the rights to the film Cleopatra Jones and approached Hill to quickly produce a movie starring a black […] More

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    Blaxploitation Cinema Special

    This week, we resurrect the perverted stepsister of Sound on Sight we call Sordid Cinema for a special occasion: Grindhouse Wednesdays is putting on a special screening of Jack Hill’s classic blaxploitation flick Coffy at the Rialto Theater, and organizer / programmer Ben Godin is joining us to talk about the movie, after which we’ll […] More

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    Naked Lunch Radio #8 – Director Jack Hill special

    [powerpress] Blaxploitation is a film genre that emerged in the United States in the early 1970s when many exploitation films were made that targeted the urban black audience; the word itself is a portmanteau of the words “black” and “exploitation.” Blaxploitation films starred primarily black actors, and were the first to feature soundtracks of funk […] More