Eddie Murphy becomes the legendary Blaxploitation star Rudy Ray Moore as he tries to get the first Dolemite movie made back in 1975 in the upcoming Netflix movie, Dolemite is My Name.
Three generations of Shafts come together this summer as cybersecurity expert John Shaft Jr (Jessie Usher) recruits his bad-ass father John Shaft (Samuel L. Jackson) and the OG Shaft (Richard Roundtree) to help solve a murder.
Following up Inglorious Basterds, Quentin Tarantino puts his spin on the spaghetti western (mixed with some blaxploitation) with Django Unchained, starring Jamie Foxx and Christoph Waltz as bounty hunters in the pre-Civil War south and Leonardo DiCaprio as an evil plantation owner.
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The 70’s are back as the cool and lethal Black Dynamite karate chops his way into theaters this October.