FOXY BROWN (1974)

Transient

Director: Jack Hill. Cast: Pam Grier, Antonio Fargas, Kathryn Loder, Sid Haig

Don’t mess around with Foxy Brown. She’s the meanest chick in town – especially if you’re one of the drug dealers who killed her boyfriend. Blaxploitation queen Pam Grier hits the revenge trail (again) and whitey’s ass gets one hell of a kicking in this action-packed entertainment that features excellent 70’s fashion statements, a great soundtrack, lots of violence, car stunts, punch ups and, of course, boobs. Pam is in great form, infiltrating a call girl ring, brawling in a lesbian bar and running down the bad guys with a plane, all the while sporting an Afro that could block out the sun. Kathryn Loder is fearsomely camp as the villain and there’s a finale you’ll never forget – especially if you’re a guy. Nearly everyone is dead at the end.

Transient
Transient

SHEBA BABY (1975)

Transient

Director: William Girdler. Cast: Pam Grier, Austin Stoker, D’Urville Martin

Vengeance-junkie Pam Grier is at it again, this time as private investigator Sheba Shayne. When the mob rubs out her nice old dad, Pam swings into action, shooting and karate chopping everyone in sight, starting catfights and tearing around on a jet ski armed with a spear gun. Shot in glorious Louisville, Kentucky, where everyone walks around to the sound of whacka-whacka guitars, this Blaxploitation bubblegum has a typically enthusiastic performance from Pam but the supporting cast does more bad acting than Raquel Welch did in an entire career.

Transient

COFFY (1973)

Transient

Director: Jack Hill. Cast: Pam Grier, Robert DoQui, Alan Arbus, Sid Haig

Afro-American action queen Pam Grier is COFFY and she’ll CREAM you! When her little sister gets hooked on the junk, Pam becomes a one-woman war against drugs and the dealers start dying. This sensational entertainment features fabulous 70’s fashions, a cocktail party catfight (during which all the ladies’ tops come off), Sid Haig acting up and Cinema Fiasco’s favourite actress gettin’ sexy and kickin’ butt. Lots of action, swearing and boobs and some of the severest testicular separation ever put on screen. This is the kind of junk everyone should be hooked on.

Transient

FRIDAY FOSTER (1975)

Transient

Director: Arthur Marks. Cast: Pam Grier, Yaphet Kotto, Eartha Kitt

Pam Grier is Friday Foster, fashion photographer and undercover operative, in one of the Blaxploitation queen’s goofiest outings. Someone is out to kill America’s black leaders and Friday teams up with a private investigator to kick some assassin ass! This totally absurd entertainment features a fabulous 70’s fashion parade, screaming car chases, Kitt at her campest and Mr Magoo Jim Backus as a white supremacist villain. 

BLACK MAMA WHITE MAMA (1973)

Director: Eddie Romero. Cast: Pam Grier, Margaret Markov, Sid Haig

Transient

Black Mama (Grier) and White Mama (Markov) are slung into a Filipino women’s prison where they quickly discover they hate each other. It’s ironic then, that when they escape, they’re handcuffed together! This great women-in-prison romp has catfights, shoot-outs, a shower scene (featuring boobs and an ogling lesbian warden) and an excellent sequence with Pam and Marg disguised as nuns.

Transient
Transient