This week on Black on Black Cinema, the guys return to discuss the 2019 biographical film, Harriet, starring Cynthia Erivo and directed by Kasi Lemmons. The film portrays Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery through the dangerous missions she led to liberate hundreds of slaves through the Underground Railroad.
This week on Black on Black Cinema, the guys return to announce the next film, "Harriet." This is the 2019 biographical story of the rise of the famous slave abolitionist and war hero, Harriet Tubman starring Cynthia Erivo. The random topic this week is all about white Americans selfishness in the wake of COVID-19. Protests popping up around the country advocating for returning to normalcy by conservative white people puts others in harm's way like almost no other time in this country. Why is this happening?
This week on Black on Black Cinema, the guys return to discuss the film, Uncorked (Netflix), about a young man who is caught between his aspirations of being a sommelier and running his family's local BBQ business in Memphis. The film deal with the division of parental expectations, cutting one's own path, and the middle road of acceptance between the two.
This week on Black on Black Cinema, we announce the next film, Uncorked (available on Netflix). The film follows a young man who has dreams of being a sommelier but his parents want him to work in their family restaurant instead. The random topic this week is about COVID-19 infections and deaths and how/why they are heavily hitting the Black population inside the United States.
This week on Black on Black Cinema, the guys return to discuss the 1973 blaxploitation film, "Coffy." As a nurse, Coffy (Pam Grier) has seen the ill effects of drugs up close, but it isn't until her little sister becomes addicted to heroin that she finally decides to wage a one-woman battle. Disguised as a prostitute, Coffy goes on a killing rampage, at first going after street dealers and pimps such as sleazy King George (Robert DoQui), then gradually working her way up to bigger honchos.