Episode 83: The Butler

May 25, 2016

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the crew is back to discuss the 2013 historical drama, The Butler. Starring Forrest Whitaker as Cecil Gaines, a man who rises to the position of butler at the White House from the time of the Eisenhower administration through the Reagan administration. All the while the life of Cecil is juxtaposed against his son, played by David Oyelowo, who is brought up during the Civil Rights movement.

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Code Switching & Preview to Episode 83

May 18, 2016

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the next film is announced, The Butler. Directed by Lee Daniels, the 2013 semi-biographical film follows Cecil Gains as a butler in the White House from the Eisenhower administration until the Reagan administration, with the backdrop of the Civil Rights movement. Our random topic of the week is on code switching, when we do it, how we do it, and is it needed.

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The Perfect Guy: Black on Black Cinema Ep82

May 11, 2016

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the crew is back to discuss the 2015 thriller, The Perfect Guy. Starring Sanaa Lathan, Michael Ealy, and Morris Chestnut in a story of Leah Vaughn, a woman at a crossroads in her life when she meets a charming guy who seems perfect but has a few dark secrets that come to light.

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Larry Wilmore Keeps It 100 & Preview to Episode 82

May 4, 2016

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the next film is announced, The Perfect Guy. The 2015 thriller about an obsessed guy who stalks his ex-girlfriend. We also discuss the random topic of the week which is Larry Wilmore's use of the word "nigga" during the White House Correspondent's Dinner.

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