BOBC: Preview to Episode 41

July 25, 2014

This week the next film is introduced. The 2014 James Brown biopic, 'Get On Up' starring Chadwick Boseman and Octavia Spencer will be the subject of the next episode of Black on Black Cinema.

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BOBC: Ep40: The Wiz

July 17, 2014

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the crew discusses the 1978 musical film, The Wiz. Based on the broadway play of the same name, this adaptation stars Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Nipsey Russell, and Ted Ross. The four play Dorothy, The Scarecrow, The Tin Man, and The Lion respectively. The story follows the basic structure of the original 1939 movie with a few exceptions.

Black Films, Black Movies, The Wiz, Wizard of Oz, remake, Black plays, Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Nipsey Russell, Ted Ross

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BOBC: Preview to Episode 40

July 10, 2014

This week the next film is introduced. The 1978 musical The Wiz starring Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, and Richard Pryor will be the subject of the next episode of Black on Black Cinema

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BOBC: Ep39: City of Men

July 3, 2014

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the crew discusses the 2007 Brazilian film, City of Men. A logical but loosely affiliated sequel to the famed City of God. Telling the story of two young boys living the favelas of Rio. The life long friends find themselves discovers their intertwined history of fatherlessness in the midst of a brutal gang war.

Black Films, Black Movies, City of Men, City of God, Brazil, favelas, gangs, warfare, fatherhood, african diaspora, movies, commentary, film

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