Whoop that waif: Black Snake Moan

by Carmen Van Kerckhove

Update: Looks like they pulled the video, and I couldn’t find another trailer on YouTube. If anyone can find the trailer online, please post a link. Thanks!

We warned told you about Black Snake Moan back in May. It’s Craig Brewer’s follow-up to Hustle & Flow and it’s all about pushing our buttons when it comes to race and sex.

The trailer is out now (hat tip to Christopher) and it looks like Sam Jackson will be playing the time-honored role of The Magic Negro, saving waifish white Christina Ricci from her own sexual demons. Even if he has to chain her up in his kitchen:

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