Black on Black Cinema: Ep52: Belly

January 28, 2015

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the guys discuss the 1998 film, Belly. Directed by Hype Williams and starring DMX and Nas. The story follows two friends who are both on divergent paths while finding their way through the drug and crime world in New York City. Nas also narrates and collaborated with Hype Williams on the film's script along with DMX (who, uncredited, also narrates the beginning and the end parts of the film)

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Black on Black Cinema: Preview to Episode 52

January 21, 2015

This week on the preview episode of Black on Black Cinema, the crew introduces the next film, Belly. This is the 1998 urban gangster hood classic directed by Hype Williams and starring DMX and Nas as two friends who are on divergent paths.

Random Topic of Discussion:

We turn on the 15 minute timer and discuss our views on notion of Black celebrity stockholm syndrome.

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Black on Black Cinema: Ep51: Selma

January 14, 2015

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the guys discuss the 2014 film, Selma, directed by Ava DuVernay. Selma tells the isolated story of the 1965 march from Selma, Alabama to Montgomery, Alabama for the purpose of protesting for the enforced rights of Black Americans to be able to vote. This plays as the background to a pivotal moment in the life of Martin Luther King Jr.

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Black on Black Cinema: Preview to Episode 51

January 7, 2015

This week on the preview episode of Black on Black Cinema, the crew introduce the next film, Selma. This is the 2015 biopic of sorts about Martin Luther King Jr. and his now world famous march through Selma to Montgomery, Alabama as a protest for voting rights for Black Americans in 1965.

Random Topic of Discussion:

We turn on the 15 minute timer and discuss our views on the white washing of characters in Hollywood films.

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