Shaft + Enter the Dragon

Shaft + Enter the Dragon
Year 3 (2011)
Currently offliine. Coming Soon to iTunes!

Kung Fu and Blaxploitation. 1971. Shaft trailer. There’s art in Shaft! Exploitation where someone actually gives a shit. First person fights. Richard Roundtree vs Fred Williamson. Racial gravity community. Tanks on Broadway. Noir pretending to be blaxploitation. Drew Bundini Brown and the reverse mohawk. The Shaft sequels and (sort of) remake. Enter the Dragon: a time when nudity was still ok. The sound of kung fu. Jim Kelly. Bruce Lee. 70s slow motion at the proper frame rate. Kung fu as an artform. FIGHTING TOURNAMENT BLUEPRINT. A challenge to Podmanity. IT PETS THE WHITE CAT. Smoke and mirrors.

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Shaft

Shaft


Released: July 2, 1971
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Director: Gordon Parks
Writer: Ernest Tidyman, John D.F. Black
Starring: Richard Roundtree, Moses Gunn, Charles Cioffi, Christopher St. John

Cool black private eye John Shaft is hired by a crime lord to find and retrieve his kidnapped daughter.

Enter the Dragon

Enter the Dragon


Released: August 19, 1973
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Director: Robert Clouse
Writer: Michael Allin
Starring: Bruce Lee, John Saxon, Jim Kelly, Ahna Capri, RObert Wall

A martial artist agrees to spy on a reclusive crime lord using his invitation to a tournament there as cover.

 
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