The ScreamCast: Big Afros, Big Cars and Big Guns, Part 1 | One of Us

The ScreamCast: Big Afros, Big Cars and Big Guns, Part 1

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In honor of Black History Month, Sean and Brad begin a month long look into the Blaxploitation phenomenon of the 1970s. This week we lay the groundwork by discussing the explosion of Blaxploitation Cinema once Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song was unleashed by legend Melvin Van Peebles.

Other films discussed are Cotton Comes To Harlem, Superfly and Shaft.

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Brian is a four-year veteran of the interwebs, a member of The Austin Film Critics Association, and currently writes for Film School Rejects, Movie Pilot,, and Fandango. An obsessive consumer of film, Brian loves everything from Buster Keaton to 80s post-apocalyptic sci-fi. He’s also a diehard Indianapolis Colts fan and collects VHS, laser discs, and classic game systems. An eighth-level geek overlord, Brian is one of the founders of, the brainchild of he and partner in crime Christopher Lawrence Cox. Brian cohosts both the Inside the Locker and Digital Noise podcasts.