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THE GLOVE

year: 1979
title: THE GLOVE
cast: John Saxon, Rosey Grier
rating: ***1/2

They don't make them any cooler than this. An ex-con (Rosey Grier) wears a riot glove and kills a distinct group of men in various locations. But the main character isn't Grier, it's John Saxon as a narrating gumshoe/bounty hunter who's given the task to hunt him down. Most of the film consists of Saxon's adventures: going after various criminals... which then leads to the climax verses Grier, who really isn't a bad guy and might just have a legitimate reason for his violent actions. Resembling Steve McQueen's THE HUNTER but with more grit, all in all there's never a dull moment: a neo-noir mixed with blaxploitation style violence, and in a nutshell, everything fits like a...
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