Earlier this month, Michael Jai White decided to extend his connection to films that pay homage to the blaxploitation era. Blaxploitation was an era of movie-making history during which Black Films were recognized as a source of cheap profits for Hollywood. Something I talked about a bit during the Dolemite show. Black Dynamite was a wonderful addition to the genre and a great homage paying endeavor, during this show, we are going to give you our opinion on whether Undercover Brother 2 also hit that mark. During this episode of Lessons from the Screen, we are going to be talking about Undercover Brother 2.
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Last week, Dolemite is My Name hit netflix. A film produced by and starring Eddie Murphy as Rudy Ray Moore, the man that brought Dolemite to the Big Screen. Even if you don’t know who or what Dolemite is, there is a pretty good chance you have interacted with something influenced by Rudy Ray Moore, especially if you are a Hip Hop head. In this episode of Lessons from the Screen, we are going to be getting into Dolemite, Blaxploitation, and Eddie Murphy.
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