“Dazzling, highly stylized, excessively violent and brimming with sex, blaxploitation films enjoyed a brief but memorable period in motion picture history . Blaxploitation cinema: the essential reference guide. Front Cover. Josiah Howard . FAB Press, – Performing Arts – pages. Blaxploitation Cinema by Josiah Howard, , available at Book Blaxploitation Cinema: The Essential Reference Guide.
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Kevin Cannell rated it really liked it Nov 18, This is especially clear during the review portion, which takes up a large part of the book. Read more Read less. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. While I like the section discussing each film I’ve been using it as a guide to search out other movies I’ve forgotten aboutI really dig the wonderful movie poster art and behind the scenes pictures.
I count “Blaxploitation Cinema” as one of my favorite cinema guides of all time. Jul 27, Nick rated it really liked it.
Despite a lot of good information, and a comprehensive section in which the author does short reviews of TONS of films, this book clearly needed at least one more read by a good copy editor.
This extensive reference section has lots of info which includes year, country, alternate titles, rating, genre, running time, studio, director, producers, soundtrack, cast, plot and a brief review.
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