See this film: Black Shampoo @fter midnight at the Coolidge

Following his reading of Impossibly Funky: A Cashiers Du Cinemart Collection at the Brookline Booksmith Friday evening, Mike White returns to discuss an obscure gem of '70s exploitation filmmaking, Greydon Clark's Black Shampoo (1976), the story of a sexy African-American hair-salon owner who goes ballistic with a chainsaw when his receptionist is menaced by the mob. In short, a brilliant mash-up of Shaft, Hal Ashby's Shampoo, and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre. It screens at the Coolidge Corner Theatre, 290 Harvard St, Brookline | Friday, June 3 + Saturday, June 4 @ midnight | $9; $7 seniors | 617.734.2500 or

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