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Reel Reviews – Superfly


Reel Reviews #57: “Super Hood, Super High, Super Dude…” One of the original “Blaxploitation” films, this one helped to set the standard. An iconic performance by Ron O’Neal as Youngblood Priest and an amazing soundtrack by Curtis Mayfield makes Superfly a film worth watching. “It’s not so much what we do, it is having a choice.”

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8 Responses to “Reel Reviews – Superfly”

  1. Gravatar Icon 1 Jonathan Harchick Apr 8th, 2006 at 3:38 am

    wow, 57 just like heinz

  2. Gravatar Icon 2 Jeffrey Apr 13th, 2006 at 12:35 pm

    Really enjoyed hearing about Superfly. Even though I grew up in the period when Curtis Mayfield’s big hits from the soundtrack were all over radio and remember commercials from the film being on television (remember those “now playing at the Pinefield Twin” outros local stations used to dub in?), I’ve never had the opportunity to see it…definitely got it in my Netflix queue now.

    Keep up the great work,


  3. Gravatar Icon 3 Michael Apr 14th, 2006 at 6:13 am


    I’m glad you enjoyed the Superfly episode. Let us know what you think one you have seen it.

  4. Gravatar Icon 4 Mark Forman Apr 21st, 2006 at 6:49 pm

    Listening right now. Nice to fing a fellow blackxploitation genre fan. This was one of the best. Love your passion for films-right on brother.

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