After spending several years in Washington as the CIA’s token black agent, Dan Freeman quietly returns to Chicago to launch a potent political revolution made up of leftist radicals and black nationalists. The goal of his well-trained guerilla army?
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The Spook Who Sat by the DoorDirected byIvan Dixon
A grimly garish expression of its era's radical chic -- wish-fulfillment for frustrated former street-fighters as well as those born too late for (premature) praxis -- this is essentially a romantic fantasy of righteous violence, but the chickens who come home to roost here do so decked out in some pretty spectacular plumage. The movie's politics may sound like Huey Newton, but its wardrobe is pure Foxy Brown.