Michael Jai White, Obba Babatunde, Kevin Chapman, Tommy Davidson, Richard Edson, Arsenio Hall, Darrel Heath, Buddy Lewis / Fiction / English
Move over Shaft: there’s a new hero taking it to the streets.
Exploding onto the screen in vivid retro style, this razor sharp parody of the 70s Blaxploitation genre is quintessential comedy. From mistimed camera moves to a funk score worthy of the originals, the satirical attention to detail is incredible, the results hysterical. Putting his martial arts expertise to good use, Michael Jai White (also co-scriptwriter) delivers a towering performance in the superbad title role, 'stickin’ it to the Man' in memorable comic style.
#1/ Sunday 21 June, 2009 / 11:29 GMTNonsense. Seek out Dolemite or The Human Tornado on dvd instead.
Attention to detail maybe but no soul whatsoever.
#2/ Monday 22 June, 2009 / 09:14 GMTLindsay Hutton's comment is what is "nonsense". One of the finest blacksploitation films ever crafted - you'll be crying with laughter throughout. Absolute spoof genius.
#3/ Monday 22 June, 2009 / 09:19 GMTIt was a spoof? Oh that's where I went wrong. Or perhaps not. I hope that the ghost of Rudy Ray Moore haunts all concerned.
#4/ Wednesday 24 June, 2009 / 13:33 GMTMaybe you've got no taste. Or perhaps you just didn't "get it".
#5/ Wednesday 24 June, 2009 / 13:46 GMTI loved it! Yup perhaps she didn't "get it", unlike the rest of us who were roaring with laughter in FH1 on Sat night. A great piece of film making, animation and soundtrack brilliant!
#6/ Thursday 25 June, 2009 / 09:18 GMTFantastic movie, I was laughing the whole way through. If you liked Garth Marenghi's Darkplace, you'll love this.
#7 / Monday 29 June, 2009 / 13:24 GMTIt's true. I have no taste and didn't get it. Oh yeah, I did rate "Darkplace" but not this sorry extended exercise. You people are evidently very easily pleased. Just sayin'...
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