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The furious world of blaxploitation takes a breather with 1972's "Trouble Man," which offers all the expected attitude and style from the subgenre, but is more interested in dramatic showdowns rather than physical ones. Director Ivan Dixon intends to class up the feature by focusing on the screen presence of star Robert Hooks, and while the actor fills his role with ideal smoothness, he's not backed by a particularly eventful screenplay by John D.F. Black, who invests almost exclusively in pauses and hard stares, resulting in a strangely uneventful picture. Read the rest at


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