Up Tight

Shut Yo' Mouth! Blaxploitation Movie Posters

The film genre that openly challenged "the man"

January 15, 2012


We all have a love affair with Blaxploitation flicks. Nothing beats vintage, political incorrectness. But for many movies made during this era, there was a lot more that went into it than bare-breasted women, big guns and "the man." Read cultural critic Michael Gonzales'  in depth essay on Up Tight, the first blaxsploitation film ever. And the one you never saw.

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