Black on Black Cinema
Tragic Death of Kobe and Gianna Bryant - Preview to Episode 167

Tragic Death of Kobe and Gianna Bryant - Preview to Episode 167

January 31, 2020

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the guys return to announce the next film to be reviewed, "Green Book." The story of a racist body club bouncer hired to be the personal driver to a famous concert pianist named Dr. Don Shirley. The film is loosely based on true events. The random topic of the week is on the untimely death of Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna during a helicopter crash alongside 7 other people.

A Fall From Grace - Episode 166

A Fall From Grace - Episode 166

January 21, 2020

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the guys return to discuss their once a year tradition of reviewing a Tyler Perry movie. This year's review is on his newly released film (direct to Netflix), "A Fall From Grace." The film stars Crystal Fox, Bresha Webb, Phylicia Rashad, and ashtray demanding Mehcad Brooks.

Synopsis: Disheartened since her ex-husband's affair, Grace Waters feels restored by a new romance. But when secrets erode her short-lived joy, Grace's vulnerable side turns violent.
Tyler Perry’s Non-Existent Writers’ Room - Preview to Episode 166

Tyler Perry’s Non-Existent Writers’ Room - Preview to Episode 166

January 17, 2020

This week the guys announce the next film, but it's a surprise so you will have to wait until the end of the preview episode for that! The random topic of conversation this week is all about the pretty obvious revelation that Tyler Perry doesn't have a writers' room for all of his projects. The guys discuss why this ultimately hurt his work and the implications of not hiring more Black and POC writers.

Dolemite is My Name - Episode 165

Dolemite is My Name - Episode 165

January 9, 2020

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the guys return to discuss the 2019 biographical film, "Dolemite is My Name" starring Eddie Murphy, Wesley Snipes, Keegan-Michael Key, and Da'Vine Joy Randolph. The film follows the unlikely rise of now-famous comedian Rudy Ray Moore as he goes from unsuccessful entertainment everyman to embodying the onstage persona of Dolemite. We see the creation of his first movie, "Dolemite" and what took the man from nobody to a household name in Blaxploitation.

Attacking Folks Online Randomly - Preview to Episode 165

Attacking Folks Online Randomly - Preview to Episode 165

January 3, 2020

This week the guys return to announce the next film to be reviewed, "Dolemite is My Name." This is, of course, the newly released film starring Eddie Murphy about the creation of the cult classic, "Dolemite" back in 1975 (on Netflix). The random topic of the week is about the backlash on some dudes for attacking Ari Lennox, Blue Ivy, and Teyanna Taylor for their looks at the start of 2020. The guys discuss the nature of actions online, and why such hard responses come back even when things might not be as dire as they are portrayed, and why somethings are far more harmful than folks realize.

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