October 29, 2014
This week on Black on Black Cinema, the crew discuss the newly released 2014 racial satire, Dear White People. Directed, written, and produced by newcomer Justin Simien. Dear White People tells the story of 4 Black college students and their different journeys of self discovery in the minefield that college. Negotiating what it means to be an adult, Black, and an individual is the focus of their paths.
black comedy, black films, black movies, black people, Dear White People, Justin Simiens, racism, Self Discovery, Tessa Thompson, Tyler James Williams
October 23, 2014
This week the next film is introduced, the 2014 satirical racial comedy entitled 'Dear White People.' Written and directed by first timer Justin Simien and starring Tyler James Williams, Dennis Haysbert, and Tessa Thompson.
October 16, 2014
This week on Black on Black Cinema the crew discuss the 2001 ridiculous comedy film, Pootie Tang. The film stars Lance Crouther, J.B. Smoove, Wanda Sykes and Chris Rock. The story follows a neighborhood hero as he takes on corporate corruption and a variety of unique bad guys. Just plain silly as can be but very entertaining.
October 9, 2014
This week the next film is introduced, a 2001 insane comedy. Take a listen to find out how insane!!! Clue: He doesn't need music to make a hit record.
October 2, 2014
This week on Black on Black Cinema the crew discuss the 2007 crime/biopic film, American Gangster, starring Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe. The film tells the story of infamous drug lord, Frank Lucas, and his rise to power in Harlem, New York. Meanwhile an up and coming cop, Ritchie Roberts works to build a case to take down Lucas in the middle of dealing with corrupt cops, politicians, junkies, and everything in between.
American Gangster, crime film, denzel washington, drug dealing, Frank Lucas, heroin, Ritchie Roberts, Russell Crowe, black movies, black films