A Speech for the Ages & Preview to Episode 86

June 29, 2016

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the guys are back to announce the next film, When We Were Kings, the 1996 documentary about the famous "Rumble in the Jungle" boxing match between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman. The film documents not only the fight but the political views of Ali, and gives a personal look to both him and Foreman. The random topic of the week is on actor, Jesse Williams, his speech from a this year's BET awards, and the controversy surrounding it.

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Episode 85: What’s Love Got To Do With It?

June 22, 2016

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the guys return to discuss the 1993 film, 'What's Love Got to do with it?' The Tina Turner biopic about her meteoric rise, her horrible physical as well as emotionally abusive marriage to Ike Turner, and her triumphant journey to overcome her situation and become one of the most popular singers in the world.

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Media Portrayal of Black People & Preview to Episode 85

June 15, 2016

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the guys introduce the next movie, "What's Love Got To Do With It?" starring Angela Bassett and Laurence Fishburne. The 1993 biopic follows the life of world famous singer, Tina Turner, through her begins, horrible marriage to Ike Turner, and her life afterwards. Our random topic of the week is all about how the media portrays people of color vs. white people when it comes to crimes (whether we are victims or perpetrators).

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Episode 84: The Mack

June 8, 2016

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the guys discuss the 1973 blaxploitation film, The Mack. Starring Max Julien as Goldie, a petty thief newly released from prison who decides to enter the pimping game. He has aspirations of being the greatest pimp to ever live. There is also a split between the minds of Black America at the time represented by Goldie and his brother Olinga, a man on a mission to clean up his neighborhood and make a way for Black people inside White America.

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Black Comedy Checking & Preview to Episode 84

June 1, 2016

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the next film is announced, The Mack. The 1973 blaxspoitation film tells the story of the rise and fall of a infamous pimp named Goldie. Our random topic of the week is on a video interview with Aires Spears on whether Key and Peele are really Black and how growing up outside of the hood taints your credibility.

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