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Black Dynamite
Black Dynamite
7.7
/10
2,272 Ratings

BLACK DYNAMITE

Directed by Scott Sanders
United States, 2009
Comedy, Action

Synopsis

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.

Synopsis

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.

Our take

Shot in 16mm, this faithful throwback to the politically-charged blaxploitation film impressively doubles as a tribute and a tonic: a comprehensive (and revisionist!) run-through of all this dubious genre’s tricks and tropes. An intelligent, hilarious pastiche no doubt destined to be a cult classic.