This week on Black on Black Cinema, the crew discuss the 2005, drama/comedy that started the ball rolling into the shenanigans that is the Madea movie franchise. Reluctantly, the guys discuss the movie ‘A Diary of a Mad Black Woman’ starring Kimberly Elise, Tyler Perry, Steve Harris, and Shemar Moore. The movie is about a pathetic ass woman who goes on a journey of faux self discovery nonsense only to end up back at square one and be just as pathetic…BE OFFENDED.
This week on Black on Black Cinema the next film is announced without any introduction, because frankly what do we really need to say about it…not much. Our random topic of the week deals with the controversy over this year and last year's Oscar nominations and a discussion on supporting Black films.
This week on Black on Black Cinema, the crew discuss the 2015 Spike Lee directed film, Chi-raq. Starring Teyonah Parris, Nick Cannon, and Angela Bassett as people caught up in the middle of gang violence in the South side of Chicago. Told in a satirical manner in the vein of the ancient greek Lysistrata story, Spike Lee attempts to give viewers a first row view to the ongoing violence and aftermaths in this American city.
This week on Black on Black Cinema the next film is introduced. The 2015 film, Chi-raq, directed by Spike Lee and deals with the gang violence in the south side of Chicago. Our random topic of this week is all about the nuance of Black characters in films.