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Shaft, Superfly, Black Belt Jones or Foxy Brown?
« on: June 17, 2017, 01:58:08 pm »
Which 70s blaxploitation hero is your favorite?

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Re: Shaft, Superfly, Black Belt Jones or Foxy Brown?
« Reply #1 on: June 17, 2017, 02:41:34 pm »
Even though I actually know people who had small roles in Superfly, this is really a Hard Choice for me.

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Re: Shaft, Superfly, Black Belt Jones or Foxy Brown?
« Reply #2 on: June 30, 2017, 03:09:28 pm »
You didn't name mine, it's "The Mack". Goldy taught me how to sell a dream and Pretty Tony taught me how to talk $#*t. "You ole shade tree ____, you aint no pimp, you a rest haven for hoes, you a car thief A CAR THIEF!" lol

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Re: Shaft, Superfly, Black Belt Jones or Foxy Brown?
« Reply #3 on: June 30, 2017, 03:18:10 pm »
You didn't name mine, it's "The Mack". Goldy taught me how to sell a dream and Pretty Tony taught me how to talk $#*t. "You ole shade tree ____, you aint no pimp, you a rest haven for hoes, you a car thief A CAR THIEF!" lol

"Stick yourself!" LOL! The Mack 4ever! Dolemite (Rudy Ray Moore) is still my fav! But, hands down Foxy Brown! Pam Grier changed my life. OMG that woman is stunningly beautiful!

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Re: Shaft, Superfly, Black Belt Jones or Foxy Brown?
« Reply #4 on: June 30, 2017, 04:57:28 pm »
"The Legend of Nigger Charlie"
Beyond the movie per se
I loved, from day one
Both title and song
Now it's all gone
To perfection

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Re: Shaft, Superfly, Black Belt Jones or Foxy Brown?
« Reply #5 on: June 30, 2017, 06:38:26 pm »
You didn't name mine, it's "The Mack". Goldy taught me how to sell a dream and Pretty Tony taught me how to talk $#*t. "You ole shade tree ____, you aint no pimp, you a rest haven for hoes, you a car thief A CAR THIEF!" lol

N***a, next time you hear grown folks talkin', shut the f*ck up, hear?!

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Re: Shaft, Superfly, Black Belt Jones or Foxy Brown?
« Reply #6 on: June 30, 2017, 11:01:23 pm »
"The Legend of Nigger Charlie"
Beyond the movie per se
I loved, from day one
Both title and song
Now it's all gone
To perfection
Good call!

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Re: Shaft, Superfly, Black Belt Jones or Foxy Brown?
« Reply #7 on: June 30, 2017, 11:02:28 pm »
You didn't name mine, it's "The Mack". Goldy taught me how to sell a dream and Pretty Tony taught me how to talk $#*t. "You ole shade tree ____, you aint no pimp, you a rest haven for hoes, you a car thief A CAR THIEF!" lol

N***a, next time you hear grown folks talkin', shut the f*ck up, hear?!
Could be the most quotable of all of blaxploitation.

"or we gonna settle this like gentlemen, or get into some gangsta sh*t?"

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Re: Shaft, Superfly, Black Belt Jones or Foxy Brown?
« Reply #8 on: July 01, 2017, 06:18:56 am »
John Shaft!
Still feeling the portrayal by Richard Roundtree.  Plenty of attitude, skill, smarts, and swagger for the ladies.  Took no guff off of anyone- the Mob, cops, 'hood dudes, whoever.
Be Kind to Someone Today.

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Re: Shaft, Superfly, Black Belt Jones or Foxy Brown?
« Reply #9 on: July 03, 2017, 02:09:08 pm »
I'm not the biggest blaxploitation fan. That being said, I would pick Shaft from this list. I thought the Roundtree movie was alright and I liked the Samuel L. Jackson remake. But I loved the David Walker comic story "A Complicated Man." Walker's follow-up, "Imitation of Life" was decent. I saw Superfly in a black film class and wasn't impressed. I've never seen Foxy Brown, but I have seen Coffy and I thought that film was alright.