Weekly Comp - Penitentiary - 12/02/2012 - FINISHED
Fancy another competition? Here ya go...
“GREAT, ROLLICKING EXPLOITATION… A FUN RIDE.” – DIGITAL-RETRIBUTION.COM.
A real Grindhouse cinema original and an undisputed Blaxploitation cult classic, Penitentiary was one of the most commercially successful independent feature films of the early 1980s, inspiring many imitators and spawning two sequels. Written and directed by one of the leading pioneers of the “L.A. Rebellion” film movement, Jamaa Fanaka (Street Wars), Penitentiary comes to DVD in February 2012 with a release that boasts an audio commentary by the director and includes the full-length bonus feature Penitentiary II.
Jamaa Fanaka's raw and violent indictment of prison life is considered a masterpiece of urban cinema. A potent combination of Blaxploitation, prison movie and social commentary, Penitentiary busted genres and galvanized audiences from the art houses to the inner city, becoming a cornerstone of urban independent film for generations.
Martel Gordone (Leon Isaac Kennedy) is a hitchhiker who gets into a fight with a pair of bikers over a prostitute. One of the biker dies and Martel finds himself in prison with the moniker “Too Sweet” because of his love of candy bars. Soon, he is a hardened but pragmatic inmate who joins the prison boxing team in an effort to secure an early parole. Standing in his path however is “Half Dead Johnson”, a member of the prison's most violent gang.
Penitentiary (cert. 18) will be released on DVD by ArrowDrome on 13th February 2012. Special Features include: director’s audio commentary; trailers; “Penitentiary II” full-length feature.
Since it's Valentine's Day on Tuesday (don't forget!) here's a little bit of themed fun. Simply post below a film title that sums up your love or sex life. Obviously, it doesn't have to be a true reflection - it's just a bit of fun!
This competition is open to anyone and everyone - worldwide. You can enter as many times as you like.
I'll be picking the three best entries next sunday - the 19th. So Good Luck everyone!
40 days and 40 nights (oh yeeeeah!)
Sent from my freezer with the power of will and a bit of crack.
My Deviantart page- For 2000AD and anime fan art with a pinch of nature.
DVD and BD collection
Been single now for nearly 9 months so these film titles sums up both my love life and sex life ha ha
Dead in the Water
Alone in the dark
Much adu about nothing
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