Mario Van Peebles' entertaining re-creation of the production circumstances surrounding father Melvin Van Peebles' 1971 feature "Sweet Sweetback's Baad Asssss Song," a then-controversial smash hit…
It may not soar consistently enough to be considered the "Airplane!" of blaxploitation pics -- "I'm Gonna Git You, Sucka!" (1988) remains the top contender for that label -- but "Undercover Brother"…
Dimension Films has made a deal to remake the blaxploitation cult pic "Dolemite," which is being reconceived for LL Cool J to play the title role.
Ice Cube continues his evolution from hard-core rapper to multihyphenate filmmaker with "The Players Club," a messy but lively B-movie that recalls the more spirited comedic dramas of the '70s…
Facing the daunting task of making a third feature that could measure up to "Reservoir Dogs" and "Pulp Fiction," not to mention one that would disarm the detractors ready to pounce on him no matter…
Claudine is an outstanding film. A gritty, hearty, heartful and ruggedly tender story of contemporary urban black family life avoiding blaxploitation genre.