Blaxploitation Movies

  • Blogs

    December 26, 2012

    3 things to do for free in Denver this week, December 24-27

    If holiday presents and apocalypse preparation left you broke, don't worry. Denver is giving back this week, with lots of free events. From an Improv-a-Thon to a tribute to the godfather of soul to a pop-up shop and dance party, here are three of the best ways to celebrate the season while avoiding ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2012

    Photos: Ten Colorado-connected hotties, ingenues and reality-TV stars

    The roster of notable people who were either born in Colorado or lived here for a time is huge -- and included among them are plenty of female entertainers from the past and present. But which of them will stand the test of time? And which will fade, if they haven't already started to do so? Look be ... More >>

  • Music

    November 22, 2012


    Not So Black & White

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    November 2, 2012

    10 things to do for $10 (7 free!) this weekend, November 2-4

    With Halloween over, we're now officially on to colder weather and anticipating the upcoming holiday season. But there's still plenty to do this week, everything from Day of the Dead parties to art openings, costume parties and even a dramatic reading of lines from Pretty in Pink. And they're each u ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2011

    Top 5 ass-kicking Pam Grier roles

    ​Don't mess with Pam Grier. The Colorado-residing actress is known for her bad-ass roles in blaxploitation films like Foxy Brown and Coffy, which are both screening tonight as part of the Crest Film Series at Crossroads Theater. In advance of the screening, we took a look at the top five ass-k ... More >>

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    August 18, 2011
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    April 14, 2011

    Dyn-o-mite! Black Dynamite's badasssss screening

    ​If it weren't for a few smirking touches of ironic self-awareness, you'd swear Black Dynamite was straight out of the blaxploitation era. Not only does it feature the baddest motha-shut-yo-mouth since Shaft and Sweet Sweetback rolled into one, plus a ridiculously convoluted plot reaching to t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2008

    Best Place to Get Artsy DVDs for Cheap? Big Lots!

    Okay, here's the deal: I'm cheap. And because I'm always on the prowl for new and/or bizarre brands of cereal to check out for my Milking It: Cereal Killers & Thrillers blog in Cafe Society, I frequent Big Lots!, where I recently made an unexpected discovery. The store, which specializes in disconti ... More >>