Golden Needles

1974 American International Pictures Directed by Robert Clouse Produced by Fred Weintraub Written by S. Lee Pogostin and Sylvia Schneble “In China during The Sung Dynasty; a single golden statue was cast for the use of The Emperor. It indicated seven forbidden acupuncture points. Used in correct sequence they brought about extraordinary sexual vigor and […]

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Hot Potato

1976 Warner Bros. Pictures Directed and Written by Oscar Williams Produced by Fred Weintraub and Paul Heller Jim Kelly’s “Black Belt Jones” was such a beloved blaxplotation hit and so enjoyed by so many people that over the years I have been frequently asked why a sequel was never made. And I would always answer […]

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Black Belt Jones

BLACK BELT JONES 1974 Warner Brothers Directed by Robert Clouse Produced by Fred Weintraub Written by Fred Weintraub and Oscar Williams When it comes to the subject of martial arts movies there isn’t a sane human being alive that would argue that Bruce Lee was The King. But if there is such a thing as […]

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Three The Hard Way

1974 Allied Artists Produced by Harry Bernson Directed by Gordon Parks, Jr. Written by Eric Bercovici and Jerrold L. Ludwig Here’s where we throw anything resembling objective film criticism out of the window, friends.  You see, we’re dealing with THREE THE HARD WAY here, which is a top shelf example of the blaxploitation genre that […]

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