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Reaction: COFFY (1973)

The definitive Pam Grier role.

Poster for “Coffy.” 1973

Fun. Transgressive. Definitely exploitative. Perhaps empowering depending on your feelings. Coffy is certainly one of the blaxploitation era’s canon films. This is the film that essentially brought Pam Grier to the cusp of stardom as a nurse who is also an avenging angel. Although there is very much a male lens through which the film is presented (countless scenes of nude women, including…

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