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“Blaxploitation Horror Films: Backlash and Concerns”

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Posted September 2, 2014

At Graveyardshift Sisters, Ashlee Blackwell writes about the complexity of Blaxploitation horror. “What is visceral, real to the fears of the oppressed, ignored, and patronized are often symbols of empowerment, showing true courage in the face of what’s on the screen and everyday circumstances to see a character figure who takes on the world. Whether that attempt is successful or not, Pandora’s Box of possibilities can flourish.”

 

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  1. Linkage: September 2014 Edition | I Love Terrible Movies
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    […] Click through for Cultural Gutter’s interesting finds on Cinema’s Black Women Werewolves and on the complexity of Blaxploitation horror films. […]

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