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Dolemite (Rudy Ray Moore, The Human Tornado) has spent a couple of years behind bars after being set up by rival pimp Willie Green ( D’Urville Martin, Black Caeser). His luck changes when his madam Queen Bee (Lady Reed, Disco Godfather) pays the prison warden a visit providing evidence of Dolemite’s innocence. With the warden now rightfully suspecting that Green and a few crooked cops including the hot-headed Mitchell (John Kerry, Black Dynamite) are behind Dolemite’s imprisonment, he organises an early release so that Dolemite can clear his name. Unfortunately however, it’s not all good news as Green is also responsible for killing Dolemite’s young nephew. With revenge well and truly on his mind, Dolemite instantly (well, after some back seat limo action at least. »
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Vinegar Syndrome closes out their series of Rudy Ray Moore films with his fourth, and sadly final, major motion picture, Disco Godfather. Moore's movie star shone bright in the mid to late '70s, but by the end of the decade he had fallen prey to a mix of his own ambition and a buch of bad advice which would leave him languishing outside the limelight for almost twenty years. 1979's Disco Godfather is a weird perversion of the Rudy Ray Moore formula that works relatively well in retrospect, but at the time was far too preachy and outdated to make a dent in the box office. It effectively ended his career as a movie star, and that's a tragedy because he spent many of his...
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In this episode of Off The Shelf, Ryan and Brian take a look at the new DVD and Blu-ray releases for the weeks of August 30th, 2016 and September 6th.
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