Black on Black Cinema
Tired of Being Tired - Preview to Episode 223

Tired of Being Tired - Preview to Episode 223

May 19, 2022

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the crew returns to announce the next film, "Strictly Business" starring Tommy Davidson, Joseph C. Philips, and Halle Berry. The film follows an uneven friendship between an ambitious Black businessman and his streetwise pal that is thrown into further confusion when the professional falls in love with a mind-numbingly gorgeous waitress. The random topic this week is our thoughts in the wake of the mass shooting in Buffalo, NY that targeted Black people at the hands of a white supremacist fixated on Replacement Theory.

Confirmation - Episode 222

Confirmation - Episode 222

May 12, 2022

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the crew returns to discuss the 2016 HBO film, "Confirmation." Confirmation is a political thriller film, directed by Rick Famuyiwa and written by Susannah Grant. It is about Clarence Thomas' Supreme Court nomination hearings, and the controversy that unfolded when Anita Hill alleged she was sexually harassed by Thomas. It stars Kerry Washington as Hill and Wendell Pierce as Clarence Thomas.

Ending Roe v. Wade Should Concern Us All - Preview to Episode 222

Ending Roe v. Wade Should Concern Us All - Preview to Episode 222

May 6, 2022

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the crew returns to announce the next film, Confirmation, the 2016 HBO film stars Kerry Washington and Wendell Pierce as Anita Hill and Clarence Thomas during his nomination hearings for Supreme Court justice. The random topic this week is all about the newly leaked SCOTUS opinion on overturning Roe v. Wade and pushing abortion rights back to the states. We discuss the direct and indirect implications of this move by the conservative court.

Swan Song - Episode 221

Swan Song - Episode 221

April 28, 2022

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the crew returns to discuss the 2021 film, Swan Song. The film stars Mahershala Ali, Naomie Harris, Glenn Close, and Awkwafina in the near future that presents some interesting moral implications. "When a loving husband and father Cameron Turner is diagnosed with a terminal illness, he is presented with the option of sparing his family grief by having him replaced with a clone. Turner is torn about whether to discuss the option with his wife."

HBCUs Aim to Make Marijuana Business Accessible - Preview to Episode 221

HBCUs Aim to Make Marijuana Business Accessible - Preview to Episode 221

April 21, 2022

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the crew returns to announce the next film, "Swan Song" starring Mahershala Ali, Naomi Harris, and Glenn Close. The film takes place in the near future, where a terminally ill man explores a heart wrenching, emotionally complex solution to save his wife and son from grief by duplicating himself without them knowing. The random topic of the week is all about HBCUs making a real push to get young Black students a start in the legal marijuana business as the industry continues to skyrocket due to state by state law changes.

Single Black Female - Episode 220

Single Black Female - Episode 220

April 14, 2022

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the crew returns to discuss the film, Single Black Female.  The movie follows Monica who is looking for a fresh start as she tries to land a gig as the host of an afternoon talk show. She soon become close friends with her new assistant, Simone, a deranged woman who plans to take over Monica's life for good.

The Supreme Court Just Got Better- Preview to Episode 220

The Supreme Court Just Got Better- Preview to Episode 220

April 8, 2022

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the crew returns to announce the next film, "Single Black Female" which is about Monica who is looking for a fresh start as she tries to land a gig as the host of an afternoon talk show. She soon become close friends with her new assistant, Simone, a deranged woman who plans to take over Monica's life for good. The random topic this week is all about Ketanji Brown Jackson being confirmed as the first Black woman on the Supreme Court and what that means for America and us as a people.

Master - Episode 219

Master - Episode 219

March 31, 2022

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the crew returns to discuss the 2022 film, "Master," starring Regina Hall and Zoe Renee. The film tells the story of three Black women striving to find their place at a prestigious New England university that may disguise something sinister.

 
 
 
The Slap Special!

The Slap Special!

March 29, 2022

The crew returns early this week for a special episode to discuss the now infamous slap that actor Will Smith delivered to comedian Chris Rock during the 2022 Academy Awards live on TV. We breakdown what happened, the reactions online, the hot takes, and give our own thoughts on this intense moment between two Black celebrities!

We Have To Be There Too - Preview to Episode 219

We Have To Be There Too - Preview to Episode 219

March 24, 2022

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the crew returns to announce the next film, "Master," starring Regina Hall and Zoe Renee. The film follows two African American women who begin to share disturbing experiences at a predominantly white college in New England. The random topic of the week is about Jay's recent experience on jury duty for a serious crime that had a suspect who was a young Black man.

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