Coffy + Foxy Brown

Coffy + Foxy Brown
Podcast: Double Feature
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Two films separated at birth: Coffee and Foxy Brown! Eric's hidden ability. The American Internation blacksploitation race. What violence lo...

Posted December 15, 2011
Hosted by Eric Thirteen & Michael Koester
Tags:All PodcastsYear 4

Episode Notes

Two films separated at birth: Coffee and Foxy Brown! Eric’s hidden ability. The American Internation blacksploitation race. What violence looks like in a Jack Hill movie. The original Coffee soundtrack. Musical talk back. How Coffee and Foxy Brown stack up against the rest of the genre. Racism! Feminism and female empowerment. Where Foxy Brown came from. Taglines. Outfits and fashion. The Foxy Brown drinking game. Willie Hutch and Motown. Pam Grier, the first badass American action woman. A cinematic milestone. Are Coffee and Foxy Brown sequels?

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Coffy

Coffy


Released: June 13, 1973
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Director: Jack Hill
Writer: Jack Hill
Starring: Pam Grier, Booker Bradshaw, Sid Haig, Robert DoQui

Coffy is a nurse whose younger sister gets involved in drugs and is severely injured by contaminated heroin. Coffy sets out on a mission of vengeance and vigilante justice, killing drug dealers, pimps, and mobsters who cross her path.

Foxy Brown

Foxy Brown


Released: April 5, 1974
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Director: Jack Hill
Writer: Jack Hill
Starring: Pam Grier, Antonio Fargas, Peter Brown, Sid Haig

A voluptuous black woman takes a job as a high-class prostitute in order to get revenge on the mobsters who murdered her boyfriend.

 
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