Black on Black Cinema
Girls Trip - Episode 174

Girls Trip - Episode 174

May 20, 2020
This week on Black on Black Cinema, the guys return with special guests Rod and Karen from the fantastic "Black Guy Who Tips" podcast. The two podcast team up to take on the 2017 raunchy comedy, "Girls Trip." The film follows four best friends, known as the Flossy Posse, who have grown apart over the years. Yet when one of the friends is offered an opportunity to be a keynote speaker at the Essence Music Festival in New Orleans, she decides to bring along her friends to turn her work vacation into a girls' trip. Along the way, they rekindle their wild side by dancing, drinking, brawling, and romancing to excess.
Holding the Vote Hostage Doesn’t Make Sense - Preview to Episode 174

Holding the Vote Hostage Doesn’t Make Sense - Preview to Episode 174

May 8, 2020

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the guys announce the next film, "Girls Trip." The film follows a group of friends that have fallen out of touch with one another but decide to have a girls' trip when one of them has a big event in New Orleans. The random topic of the week is all about Diddy's comments about holding the Black vote hostage during the 2020 presidential election if he and other Black people don't get what they want from Joe Biden.

Harriet - Episode 173

Harriet - Episode 173

April 30, 2020

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the guys return to discuss the 2019 biographical film, Harriet, starring Cynthia Erivo and directed by Kasi Lemmons. The film portrays Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery through the dangerous missions she led to liberate hundreds of slaves through the Underground Railroad. 

 
White Selfishness in the Era of COVID19 - Preview to Episode 173

White Selfishness in the Era of COVID19 - Preview to Episode 173

April 23, 2020

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the guys return to announce the next film, "Harriet." This is the 2019 biographical story of the rise of the famous slave abolitionist and war hero, Harriet Tubman starring Cynthia Erivo. The random topic this week is all about white Americans selfishness in the wake of COVID-19. Protests popping up around the country advocating for returning to normalcy by conservative white people puts others in harm's way like almost no other time in this country. Why is this happening?

Uncorked - Episode 172

Uncorked - Episode 172

April 16, 2020

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the guys return to discuss the film, Uncorked (Netflix), about a young man who is caught between his aspirations of being a sommelier and running his family's local BBQ business in Memphis. The film deal with the division of parental expectations, cutting one's own path, and the middle road of acceptance between the two.

COVID-19 vs. Us - Preview to Episode 172

COVID-19 vs. Us - Preview to Episode 172

April 10, 2020

This week on Black on Black Cinema, we announce the next film, Uncorked (available on Netflix). The film follows a young man who has dreams of being a sommelier but his parents want him to work in their family restaurant instead. The random topic this week is about COVID-19 infections and deaths and how/why they are heavily hitting the Black population inside the United States.

Coffy - Episode 171

Coffy - Episode 171

April 3, 2020

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the guys return to discuss the 1973 blaxploitation film, "Coffy." As a nurse, Coffy (Pam Grier) has seen the ill effects of drugs up close, but it isn't until her little sister becomes addicted to heroin that she finally decides to wage a one-woman battle. Disguised as a prostitute, Coffy goes on a killing rampage, at first going after street dealers and pimps such as sleazy King George (Robert DoQui), then gradually working her way up to bigger honchos.

Impromptu Dadcast: Quarantine Papis - Preview to Episode 171

Impromptu Dadcast: Quarantine Papis - Preview to Episode 171

March 27, 2020

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the guys return to introduce the next episode on the 1973 blaxploitation classic, "Coffy." The random topic this week...Terrence is out so Jay and Micah get into Black Dad talk as they are both working from home with young kids. What are they doing to keep the kids entertained, are they losing their minds, etc!

State Property - Episode 170

State Property - Episode 170

March 18, 2020

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the guys return but this time we do something a little bit different. We review the 2002 film, "State Property" but we change our format this week to a watch-a-long format. So you can now follow along as you hear our actual live commentary on the film. This is a different style than you are used to but we think you will enjoy it just the same. So pop in your copy of State Property and follow along with us on this absolutely insane journey.

Why We Don’t Trust Your Revolution - Preview to Episode 170

Why We Don’t Trust Your Revolution - Preview to Episode 170

March 13, 2020

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the guys return to announce the next movie...sort of. We give you a ton of clues to the next film we are doing (in an unorthodox way, for the record). The random topic of the week is all about why Black people are far more pragmatic when it comes to voting. This is especially relevant in the wake of the Democratic Party primary with Joe Biden winning the Black vote overwhelmingly against Bernie Sanders.