Black on Black Cinema
Obsessed - Episode 149

Obsessed - Episode 149

March 27, 2019

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the guys return to discuss the 2009 tour-de-force, Obsessed starring Idris Elba, Ali Larter, and Beyonce. Obsessed tells the story of Lisa (Larter), an office temp, who develops romantic feelings for her boss, Derek Charles (Elba), and repeatedly attempts to seduce him. Derek's wife, Sharon (Beyoncé), learns of Lisa's obsessive behavior and suspects an affair. 

American Meritocracy is a Lie - Preview to Episode 149

American Meritocracy is a Lie - Preview to Episode 149

March 21, 2019

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the guys return to preview the next film, the 2009 tour-de-force, Obsessed. The film follows a married Black businessman who is being pursued by an off-kilter white secretary at his job. The random topic of the week is all about the exposed college admissions scandal that once and for all disproves the American meritocracy argument.

Blindspotting - Episode 148

Blindspotting - Episode 148

March 14, 2019

Collin (Daveed Diggs), a convicted felon, is struggling to finish the last three days of his probation. Collin, along with his short-tempered best friend Miles (Rafael Casal), works for a moving company located in Oakland, a city in the Bay Area. One night while waiting for a red light, Collin witnesses a white police officer (Ethan Embry) gun down a black civilian. As Collin is haunted by the incident, he begins to have nightmares and experiences hallucinations.

Different Parental Dynamics & Preview to Episode 148

Different Parental Dynamics & Preview to Episode 148

March 7, 2019

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the guys return to announce the next film to be reviewed, "Blindspotting." The film follows a parolee with three days left on his sentence, only to have him witness a police shooting that threatens to ruin a lifelong friendship. The random topic of the week is about a conversation involving actor, Terry Crews about views of parental dynamics and gender roles in those dynamics. The hosts discuss their three different experiences growing up and breakdown their thoughts on Crews' statements.