Running from Blackness & Preview to Episode 117

October 18, 2017

This week the guys are back to introduce the next film, the 1972 horror blaxploitation classic, Blacula. This episode has been long requested and now it's finally coming. The film takes the Dracula mythos and adds a unique Black take on the entire thing. The random topic of the week is all about successful Black people running from Blackness. The hosts discuss the humorous idea that rapper Waka Flocka Flame says that he's not Black, and the larger implications of such a position. 

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Episode 116: The Incredible Jessica James

October 11, 2017

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the guys are back to discuss the 2017 romantic comedy, The Incredible Jessica James starring Jessica Williams, Chris O’Dowd, Lakeith Stansfield, and Noël Wells. The film follows a young struggling playwright whose life is thrown further into shambles as she recently broke up with her boyfriend and continues her journey to find herself as a 20 something Black woman in New York City.

The journey of self-discovery is plagued by daydreams, poor dating moments, surprise interactions with new people, and mentoring even younger playwrights on their own journey.

Video Version of this Review: HERE

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Trump, Puerto Rico, NFL, and Las Vegas & Preview to Episode 116

October 4, 2017

This week the guys are back to introduce the upcoming 116th episode, The Incredible Jessica James (Netflix original film). The film follows the 20 something Jessica as she has just broken up with her boyfriend and is thrown back into the dating world as well as discovering who she really is a person. The random topic of the week is a multi-angled conversation on the devastation in Puerto Rico, the response from the President, shooting in Las Vegas, NFL kneeling, and overall discussion of one of the worst periods in the Trump administration.

Video version of this episode: here

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