Black on Black Cinema
High Flying Bird - Episode 147

High Flying Bird - Episode 147

February 27, 2019

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the guys return to discuss Steven Soderbergh's latest film, "High Flying Bird" on Netflix. The film follows a fast-talking sports agent who, during an NBA lockout, is working with a hotshot rookie who is concerned about the future of his career. Meanwhile, notions of race and power are explored via professional sports athletes and their team owners.

Integrity vs. Making It  & Preview to Episode 147

Integrity vs. Making It & Preview to Episode 147

February 20, 2019

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the guys return to discuss the interview between Steve Harvey and Monique about her being blackballed in Hollywood. The two comedians have a discussion that deals with integrity versus making it in the industry. We breakdown their points, and where they both get it right and both get it wrong. The next film to be reviewed will be "High Flying Bird" (streaming now on Netflix) which tells the story of a young NBA star who, alongside his agent, aims to change basketball and the power of the Black player. 

All Eyez On Me - Episode 146

All Eyez On Me - Episode 146

February 13, 2019

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the guys return with special guest, Deacon, to discuss the 2017 Tupac Shakur biopic, "All Eyez on Me." The film stars Demetrius Shipp Jr. as the complex rapper who struggled between growing up inspired by political activists and the draw of the creation of east/west coast rap beef in the golden age of "gangsta rap."

Liam Nesson Implosion & Preview to Episode 146

Liam Nesson Implosion & Preview to Episode 146

February 7, 2019

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the guys return to preview the next film, the 2017 biopic "All Eyez on Me." The film stars Demetrius Shipp Jr. who portrays Tupac Shakur, legendary rapper and controversial figure. The random topic of the week is on the revelations that actor Liam Nesson once planned to kill a Black man after finding out that his close friend was raped by a Black man. The hosts discuss the weirdly timed revenge story, it's implications, racial overtones, and of course the idea of what a conversation about race actually looks like and will it ever truly happen.