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Talkin' Flicks Controversial Movie Review: "Sweet Sweetback's Baad Assss Song"

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Tonight we will continue with the new theme of reviewing controverial movies. This review will be of the infamous and legendary cult classic "Sweet Sweetback's Baad Assss Song" which was written, directed, and stars Melvin Van Peebles. C Fox will go into his anlaysis of the movie and discuss why it was so contrvoersial-and successful-at the time of its release in the early 1970s as well as the effect it continues to have today for movie buffs who are either rediscovering it or watchng it for the very first time. C Fox will also share some of the back ground and history of the movie that, arguably, launched the so called "blaxpoitation" genre as well as independently produced and financially successful mass market movies.