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Friday, April 28, 2017

Roseland (1971)






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I have no explanation for this madness. I came across this film (Roseland, sexploitation film) because the actor is the star of the Blaxplotiation movie, "Alabama's Ghost" (1973). He was second billed on the film, so I thought that he would have a significant role. I didn't even take in consideration what the film was about. Fredric Hobbs is the director of "Roseland" and "Alabama's Ghost". Christopher Brooks was only in the film for 12 minutes, but the weirdness of this entire scene is noteworthy for whatever reason you want it to be...

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Caged Heat (1974)




















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A girl is caught in a drug bust and sent to the hoosegow. The iron-handed superintendent takes exception to a skit performed by the girls and takes punitive steps, aided by the sadistic doctor who is doing illegal electroshock experiments and raping drugged prisoners. After a while the prisoners put away their petty differences and plan the Big Prison Escape. 

Monday, April 10, 2017

And the Children Shall Lead (1985, TV Movie)














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"You can't trust them with voting," says the sheriff about blacks in his community. It is 1964 in the segregated town of Catesville, Mississippi, and Rachel who is black and Jenny who is white are best friends caught up in the firestorm surrounding black voter registration. The adults, both black and white, afraid of the inevitable changes that are surely coming, hang onto the old ways of dealing with their difference. It will take courage and friendship of the two young girls to overcome the racial barriers that divide their community. 

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Lost in the Stars (1974)


















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The film follows a Zulu preacher, Reverend Stephen Kumalo (Brock Peters), in his journey to Johannesburg to search for his long-missing son, Absalom (Clifton Davis). He discovers his son is a paroled felon living in a shantytown with his pregnant girlfriend (Melba Moore). Absolom becomes involved in a robbery plan that results in the death of a white anti-apartheid advocate. Absolom is jailed, tried and sentenced to death, leaving his father unable to continue his ministerial work.

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