His two films, 1972’s Blacula and 1973’s Scream Blacula Scream, may be rushed and low budget, but you will never find a better vampire, nay, a better Dracula than William Marshall’s tragic Prince Mamuwalde, or, if you like, Blacula. And when I say better, I mean it comprehensively. Mamuwalde […]
Peter Stults created three posters for Alien, Aliens and Alien 3 starring Pam Grier as Ellen Ripley. (via @DarkMattersProj)
“If the RZA didn’t exist, then we would have had to invent him.” Charles Webb shares his list of “10 Modern Heroes of Black Nerddom (and Urkel is NOT One)” at Topless Robot.
Jen Yamato interviews Pam Grier on her experience working on Quentin Tarantino’s Jackie Brown and in 1970s action films doing her own stunts. (via Grindhouse Database)
The 1984 documentary, Black Hollywood: Blaxploitation and Advancing an Independent Black Cinema, is available, for free and in its entirety, online. Solid. (via Jay Potts of World of Hurt)
Elmore Leonard talks hats and adaptations, sometimes both.