Shaft

Shaft. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer 1971.

Before watching the movie:

Here’s a film (and hit title song) that’s often parodied, been remade relatively successfully, and launched an entire genre of movies, but how many people have actually seen it?

I know that Shaft is a detective, and that he’s awesomely cool. Also he’s black. That’s supposed to be important.

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