Melvin Van Peebles


Recent Reviews

The Story of a Three-Day Pass

Oh my gawd. If this film was entered in any modern high school film competition it would come in pretty close to last. unbelievably bad.

Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song

In a way, I admire this film more than I enjoy it, but that's because my admiration is immense. This is often flagged as a formative blaxploitation film, but it's...

Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song

beautifully scored with really poignant themes surrounding history, race, and racial identity in the us. a headtrip if anything, but carrying a heavyhanded critique of police misconduct and the nitty...

Don't Play Us Cheap

Really good. Two demons try to break up a party in Harlem, but fail because the party's too good. That would be a spoiler except at no point do they...

Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song

Really significant film given the era and what the filmmaker was trying to do and that he was the first to try to do it.