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05 February 2011

Anchor Bay's BLACK DVD reviewed

Anchor Bay UK is putting out Pierre Laffargue's French retro-blaxploitation pic BLACK on February 14 in the UK on Region 2 DVD and Region B Blu-Ray.  Rapper MC Jean Gab'1 and his crew flee France for Dakar to plan a heist of diamonds from an ill-secured bank, but they're not the only ones who want them.  Arms dealer Degrand (Francois Levantal) and mercenary Viktor (Anton Yakovlev) are also planning a heist of their own, and new bank director Miss Gaye (Carole Karemera) is more than she seems.  Also, let's not forget Degrand's deadly witch-doctor mistress and her army of machete-wielding body-builders.  BLACK is an entertaining flick full of fast action, mystical weirdness, and a fantastic soundtrack.

REVIEW LINK: BLACK Anchor Bay (UK) R2 DVD at DVDBeaver.

DVD Specs:
16:9 anamorphic 2.35:1 widescreen transfer
French Dolby Digital 5.1 and 2.0 stereo audio
Optional English subtitles
Teaser Trailer

EDIT: originally the heading was "Anchor Bay's BLACK DVD reviewed/compared," but that was a mistake.  It is just a review of the UK DVD (that's what happens when you are working on about 10 different draft posts at the same time).

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