Black on Black Cinema
They Reminisce Over You - Preview to Episode 200

They Reminisce Over You - Preview to Episode 200

May 27, 2021

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the crew is back with the preview to the milestone 200th episode! This week they introduce the next film which is sure to make an impact! The 2001 comedy "Two Can Play That Game."

Synopsis: When it comes to matters of the heart, keeping her man happy and committed is all in a day's work for Shanté Smith (Vivica A. Fox). Shanté is so adept at navigating the waters of romance that her best girlfriends depend on her for advice whenever man trouble clouds the horizon. But when Shanté's boyfriend Keith (Morris Chestnut) is caught red-handed stepping out with her nemesis Conny (Gabrielle Union), Shanté institutes her Ten Day plan to get her man in line.

The random topic this is us just thinking back about monumental times across the span of almost 9 years of work.

 
Monster - Episode 199

Monster - Episode 199

May 19, 2021

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the crew returns to discuss the newly released film, "Monster." The film tells the story of Steve Harmon (Kelvin Harrison Jr.) a seventeen-year-old honor student whose world comes crashing down around him when he is charged with felony murder. The film follows his dramatic journey from a smart, likable film student from Harlem attending an elite high school through a complex legal battle that could leave him spending the rest of his life in prison.

 

Calm It Down, White Liberals - Preview to Episode 199

Calm It Down, White Liberals - Preview to Episode 199

May 14, 2021

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the crew returns to announce the next episode, "Monster" which is available on Netflix. "Monster," tells the story of Steve Harmon (Kelvin Harrison Jr.) a seventeen-year-old honor student whose world comes crashing down around him when he is charged with felony murder. The film follows his dramatic journey from a smart, likable film student from Harlem attending an elite high school through a complex legal battle that could leave him spending the rest of his life in prison. The random topic of the week is about how white liberals who often mean well can often overstep the line when it comes to speaking on issues of race, and thus possibly damaging the fight for equality.

 

For Colored Girls - Episode 198

For Colored Girls - Episode 198

May 6, 2021

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the crew returns to fulfill its promise of one Tyler Perry movie a year, you're welcome!!! This time around they discuss Perry's 2010 film adaptation of Ntozake Shange's 1975 original choreopoem "for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf" now shorten to "For Colored Girls." The film chronicles the intersecting stories of several Black women dealing with issues of love, abandonment, rape, infidelity, and abortion. The film features an ensemble cast that includes Janet Jackson, Whoopi Goldberg, Phylicia Rashad, Thandiwe Newton, Loretta Devine, Anika Noni Rose, Tessa Thompson, Kimberly Elise, Kerry Washington, and Macy Gray.

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