Monday, June 27, 2011

"Shaft" Sticks It To The Man!

This week marks a very important one in black cinema history, 40 years ago Richard Roundtree played the leading role as John Shaft in the film Shaft. The film did so well at the box office that it spawned two films after that, Shaft's Big Score and Shaft in Africa.

Friday, June 24, 2011

One Great Sleuth

One of the greatest sleuth's (Detective for you non mystery types) and television icon has passed away today, Pete Falk aka Columbo. Columbo was one of my favorite detective shows of all time that I used to watch as a kid. He was always snooping around, being a problem and always barking up the wrong tree but he always solved the case. He wasn't a clean cut Magnum P.I. type of guy but more of the wrinkled care free cigar smoking detective with a very unforgettable personality.