Former CIA agent Black Dynamite is understood by few but desired by every woman. When “The Man” murders his brother, traffics heroin into an orphanage and floods the ghetto with malt liquor, Black Dynamite is the only hero bad enough to fight back. A masterful homage to ’70s blaxploitation films.
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Michael Jai White excels as the hero, “the smoothest, baddest mother ever to hit the big screen”. The screenplay both gently ridicules and celebrates the cult of uber-masculinity that went hand in hand with the genre.