Flick Picks: Black Dynamite


Black Dynamite is a 2009 American blaxploitation spoof/homage action and comedy film starring Michael Jai White, Salli Richardson, Arsenio Hall, Kevin Chapman and Tommy Davidson. The film was directed by Scott Sanders and co-written by White, Sanders and Byron Minns, who also co-stars.

Black Dynamite is a former CIA agent who must avenge his brother’s death while cleaning the streets of a new drug that is ravaging the community. Black Dynamite was shot in 20 days in Super 16 format. It was released in the United States on 16 October 2009 for only two weeks and was well received by critics. More Info

Black Dynamite blends satire, nostalgia, and cinema deconstruction into a one-of-a-kind comedy high.

— Owen Gleiberman of Entertainment Weekly

Black Dynamite can be rented through Netflix, and other venues.

Also, be sure to check out the new animated series of Black Dynamite on Adult Swim.

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