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Watch “Brotherhood Of Death” Tomorrow Night!

IFC channel subscribers, at 8:35pm Est tomorrow, Tuesday night, you might want to tune in for this: the 1976 blaxploitation classic (although maybe forgotten), Brotherhood Of Death, about 3 black Vietnam veterans who become vigilantes against the Kkk-inspired racism prevalent in their Southern hometown. Shit gets raw, as the trio helps their community rise up and violently face down their white oppressors!

They just don’t make them like they used to, do they? I’d love to see a film like this produced and distributed widely today. If Quentin Tarantino can get away with the WWII revisionist Inglorious Basterds, I don’t see why Spike Lee (for example) couldn’t do something similar, with obvious appropriate changes of course – a lynching retribution pic perhaps.

Coincidentally, Tarantino is said to be a big fan of the film, and his support of it was reportedly one of the reasons it was released
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