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Old 11-22-08, 11:04 PM
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Black Dynamite (2009)

Black Dynamite (2009)

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This is the story of 1970’s action legend Black Dynamite. When "The Man" murders his brother, pumps heroin into local orphanages, and floods the ghetto with adulterated malt liquor, Black Dynamite is the one hero willing to fight all the way from the blood-soaked city streets to the hallowed halls of the Honky House.

Release Date: October 16th, 2009

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Old 11-22-08, 11:17 PM
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If Grindhouse didn't flop, this would've been the sequel's main feature!
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Old 11-22-08, 11:41 PM
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Looks cool. Looks fun.

The trailer makes it look a bit less serious than the two Grindhouse movies. Hmmm. How does that come across? The Grindhouse movies were very ... referential. But, they seemed to play it straight. Black Dynamite looks like it'd be a bit more comedic. But, it's always hard to tell from trailers.

From what I can see, nobody picked it up yet. I'd like to see it get at least a limited release; not just straight-to-DVD.

I Google'd 'black dynamite' and quite a few sites mention it. Hopefully it's just a matter of time till someone buys it up.
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Old 11-23-08, 07:58 AM
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I remember seeing the regular trailer a few days ago. Looks like they replaced it with the redband version.

Defintely can't wait to see this one!
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Old 11-23-08, 09:28 AM
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This movie looks like fun...and cool to see Arsenio Hall his character looks funny as hell.
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Old 11-23-08, 10:15 AM
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That was unbelievable! It's like someone went inside of my brain and made exactly the kind of movie I want to see. And unlike Grindhouse, it actually looks like it was made during the 70s.

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Old 11-23-08, 11:21 AM
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looks good, I am all for the unofficial continuation of Grindhouse.
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Old 11-23-08, 12:51 PM
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The two other clips were funny, too.

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Old 11-23-08, 01:25 PM
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You would think that the Weinsteins would pick up some of these grindhouse homages and release them as Direct-2-DVD sequels of sort to Grindhouse, I know that Grindhouse sold well on DVD and with the Brothers Weinstein more or less owning the Grindhouse moniker they could make good bank on them like BCI is doing with the Welcome To The Grindhouse/Explotation Cinema line.
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Old 11-23-08, 01:26 PM
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Just read this is playing at Sundance. This film has been around for a while, so nice to see it's finally coming out.
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Old 11-24-08, 11:17 AM
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Red Band trailer, NSFW:

This movie looks awesome . (And it's somewhat funny that a spoof is one of the few US made movies with an actual martial artist pulling off the martial arts. (White has a nice collection of earned black belts))

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Old 11-25-08, 11:36 AM
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This looks spec-fuckin-tacular.
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Old 11-29-08, 06:07 PM
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That trailer is amazing.

Gotta see this in theaters
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Old 11-29-08, 07:06 PM
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Oooooh shiiiiitttt!!!

That looks AWESOME!!
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I have a feeling this will be kind of cool (like Planet Terror) but will ultimately be disappointing (like Original Gangstas). The mere fact that Tommy Davidson is involved makes me think of I'm Gonna Get You Sucka which is, last I checked, a mediocre comedy with a few memorable scenes.
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Holy shit, you had me at Michael Jai White before I even saw the trailer. Looks amazing, and had a great Dolemite/Disco Godfather feel to it.
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Old 11-30-08, 02:56 AM
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I can't wait to see this shit !
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Old 11-30-08, 04:25 PM
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I'm down. Hopefully, it comes out in history month.
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Old 12-07-08, 12:26 PM
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I am really looking forward to this. A 70s period piece. Yay!
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Re: Black Dynamite

It got picked up by Sony Pictures for about 2 Million. It will be released in the second half of 2009 after a big marketing campaign:

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Re: Black Dynamite

Great news that it's been picked up! But I'd almost just assume it didn't ..perhaps resulting in a quick straight to vid release. Second half of '09 is a long time away ...

The boys over at Twitch posted a quick write up. Looks very promising ...
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Holy shit, I nearly stopped breathing in the 2nd half of this.

Plus, check the 1:26-1:27 mark when he stands up from his desk!
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Re: Black Dynamite

I really want to see this, but I fear a Snakes on a Plane type path for it. The internets will all go apeshit for it, but then no one will go see it.
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Old 01-27-09, 09:21 AM
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$30m on a $2m feature would be a huge success.
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