Black on Black Cinema
Black Capitalism Won’t Save You - Preview to Episode 185

Black Capitalism Won’t Save You - Preview to Episode 185

October 22, 2020

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the guys return to announce the next film, "Bad Hair" that is from the same writer/director as "Dear White People." The horror/satire film follows a woman who gets a weave to fit in for a job but it begins to have a mind of its own. The random topic this week is all about the actions of Ice Cube, 50 Cent, and Diddy other the last week in reference to the upcoming election. We discuss how their influence and career paths have likely led them to this point and much more.

Vampires vs. The Bronx - Episode 184

Vampires vs. The Bronx - Episode 184

October 15, 2020

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the guys return to discuss the 2020 horror comedy, Vampires vs. The Bronx. The film follows the story of gentrification from an unlikely and deadly source creeps into the Bronx, a group of teenage friends rally to save the beloved local bodega and fight against a supernatural force intent on taking over their home at all costs.

Ask Us Anything - Preview to Episode 184

Ask Us Anything - Preview to Episode 184

October 9, 2020

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the guys return to announce the next film, "Vampires vs. The Bronx." A film that weaves horror-comedy elements with the notion of the gentrification of a New York neighborhood, and the kids set to defend it. The random topic this week is an AMA. The listeners in our fan group gather up and submit their random questions to the hosts and get them answered!

Antebellum - Episode 183

Antebellum - Episode 183

September 30, 2020

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the guys return to discuss the 2020 thriller, "Antebellum" starring Janelle Monáe, Eric Lange, Jena Malone, Jack Huston, Kiersey Clemons, and Gabourey Sidibe. The film follows a modern-day African American woman who must escape from a 19th-century Southern slave plantation.

No Justice for Breonna Taylor - Preview to Episode 183

No Justice for Breonna Taylor - Preview to Episode 183

September 24, 2020

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the guys return to announce the next film, "Antebellum." A film that sees a modern-day Black woman (Janelle Monae) transported back to slavery times in America during a nightmarish scenario, and she is forced to try and escape this bizarre out of time situation. The random topic of the week is about the long awaited indictments that finally came down for the unjust murder of Breonna Taylor in Kentucky. Taylor, who was killed during a no-knock raid by three plain clothes police officers finally saw some charges brought. We discuss the ridiculousness of those charges and why nothing ever seems to change in the killing of Black people in America, and some key things that could make the difference.

How To Be A Player - Episode 182

How To Be A Player - Episode 182

September 14, 2020
Dray (Bill Bellamy) has a problem: He has a girlfriend, Lisa (Lark Voorhies), but can't seem to say no to any beautiful woman who walks his way. When he's not with Lisa or hanging out with his buddies, David (Pierre), Kilo (Jermaine "Big Hug" Hopkins), and Spootie (A.J. Johnson), he's out with one of his many lady friends. Dray's sister (Natalie Desselle) is both disgusted and fascinated by his behavior, so she hatches a plan to teach him a lesson.
The Loss of Chadwick Boseman - Preview to Episode 182

The Loss of Chadwick Boseman - Preview to Episode 182

September 3, 2020

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the guys return to announce the next film, the 1997 sex comedy "How to Be A Player" starring Bill Bellamy. The random topic this week is all about the untimely death of famed actor Chadwick Boseman who famously played Jackie Robinson, Thurgood Marshall, James Brown, and of course T'Challa aka Black Panther in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Boseman passed away from colon cancer at the age of 43. We discuss our thoughts on his death and his legacy.

SPECIAL EPISODE: Jacob Blake/Kyle Rittenhouse - The Two Americas

SPECIAL EPISODE: Jacob Blake/Kyle Rittenhouse - The Two Americas

August 31, 2020

This is a special episode this week (you will also get your normal episode as well) on just what's happening in Kenosha, Wisconsin with the shooting Jacob Blake, and the subsequent murders at the hands of a right-wing terrorist, Kyle Rittenhouse. For the first time, Black on Black Cinema will crossover with Look Forward (our political show) to have the hosts of each show discuss their perspectives. We normally work to have insular conversations on issues of race, however, this particular topic lends to expanding that circle to hear from some other voices inside the TNP Studios network to give a full perspective of what we are seeing. 

Just Mercy - Episode 181

Just Mercy - Episode 181

August 26, 2020

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the guys return to discuss the 2019 legal biographical film, "Just Mercy" starring Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Foxx, and Brie Larson. It tells the true story of Walter McMillian, who, with the help of young defense attorney Bryan Stevenson, appeals his murder conviction. The film is based on the memoir of the same name, written by Stevenson.

Black Checking in the Age of Kamala - Preview to Episode 181

Black Checking in the Age of Kamala - Preview to Episode 181

August 20, 2020

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the guys return to announce the next film, the 2019 biographical film, "Just Mercy" starring Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Foxx. The film follows the story of a young lawyer working to save an innocent man from a false murder charge. The random topic this week is all about the Black checking of Kamala Harris after she was named as the running mate to Joe Biden this year. We discuss the implications of this, and where there might be some much deeper rooted issues is trying to alienate her and others who ascend to this particular level of American success/power.

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