This week on Black on Black Cinema the guys discuss the 1985 Kung-Fu comedy classic, The Last Dragon starring Taimak, Julius Carry III, and Vanity. The film is a one of a kind off the wall kung-fu flick that takes place in Harlem, NY. On his quest to reach the final level, Leeroy Green, much battle arcade owners, bands of freaks, and of course the Shogun of Harlem himself, Sho’Nuff.
In this preview episode the next movie, The Last Dragon, is introduced. The guys were unanimous in their decision to cover this movie due to their fond memories of it. Produced by Barry Gordy, The Last Dragon is an over the top black martial arts film that takes place in 1980s Harlem.
This week on Black on Black Cinema the guys discuss the 1989 Civil War film, Glory starring Denzel Washington, Morgan Freeman, and Matthew Broderick. The film covers the formation and use of the first all Black voluntary regiment in the Civil War. The 54th Massachusetts regiment is one of significant historical context and the work on Glory proves it.