Black on Black Cinema
The Ballad of Budden and Cyn & Preview to Episode 142

The Ballad of Budden and Cyn & Preview to Episode 142

November 27, 2018

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the guys are back to preview the next film, "Mo Better Blues." This 1990 Spike Lee-directed film follows a jazz trumpet player through a series of bad decisions that affect his personal relationships and his career. The random topic of the week is about a newly released episode of Love and Hip Hop in which former rapper/now podcaster, Joe Budden and his girlfriend Cyn Santana discuss the fact that Joe doesn't want to have sex all the time. The guys discuss marriage and sex versus the single sex life. 

Sorry to Bother You - Episode 141

Sorry to Bother You - Episode 141

November 13, 2018

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the guys return to discuss the 2018 Boots Riley directed film, 'Sorry to Bother You.' The film stars Lakeith Stansfield as Cash Greene, a telemarketer who has little to no sales at his job until he is advised to use his "white voice" to sell to his customers. After doing so, Cash sees new found success which begins to spiral as he is introduced to some more extreme elements of this capitalistic society in which he now thrives.

Stop Disempowering Ourselves & Preview to Episode 141

Stop Disempowering Ourselves & Preview to Episode 141

November 9, 2018

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the guys are back to announce the next film, "Sorry to Bother You" starring Lakeith Stanfield. The film is about a young man forced to affect a white voice in order to be successful in his job to disastrous consequences. The random topic of the week is on Black people convincing other Black people not to vote. As the midterm elections have just passed, the notion of voting as Black people (regardless of party affiliation) is discussed and why voting truly matters.