What’s the collective noun for a group of Shafts?

Shaft (L-R) ALEXANDRA SHIPP as Sasha, JESSE USHER as John “JJ” Shaft, SAMUEL JACKSON as John Shaft and RICHARD ROUNDTREE as John Shaft, Sr.

Because here’s three of them:

Yep, there’s a new Shaft movie out soon, featuring the original Shaft, Richard Roundtree, his nephew from the 2000 Shaft, Samuel L Jackson and Jackson’s son Jessie T Usher. No trailer yet for the new Shaft, sadly, but you can have these for the previous two Shafts to tide you over.



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    I’m Rob Buckley, a journalist who writes for UK media magazines that most people have never heard of although you might have heard me on the podcast Lockdown Land or Radio 5 Live’s Saturday Edition or Afternoon Edition. I’ve edited Dreamwatch, Sprocket and Cambridge Film Festival Daily; been technical editor for TV producers magazine Televisual; reviewed films for the short-lived newspaper Cambridge Insider; written features for the even shorter-lived newspaper Soho Independent; and was regularly sarcastic about television on the blink-and-you-missed-it “web site for urban hedonists” The Tribe. Since going freelance, I've contributed to the likes of Broadcast, Total Content + Media, Action TV, Off The Telly, Action Network, TV Scoop and The Custard TV.

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