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"Smoke some weed!" - actual advice from a doctor of medicine once the main character tells him he's having very intense psychotic breakdowns. The 70s were quite something.
I have a soft spot for blaxploitation and this was wonderfully sleazy, thematically rich, and very fun. I also have a soft spot for films that have crazy high ambitions, but limited budgets which get in the way of achieving them, and this is very much the case…
They don't make bad movies like they used to. This is continuously underwhelming, feels padded even with the 90 minute runtime and the seldom excitement rushes mostly come from unintentional humour, but it's bad in a familiar, comforting way. I had some pizza while watching and it gave me a lot of time to appreciate the pizza, because everything was so predictable and easy to understand. It's a backhanded compliment, but I do believe we need…