Black on Black Cinema
The People Under The Stairs - Episode 209

The People Under The Stairs - Episode 209

October 26, 2021

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the crew returns to discuss the 1991 film, "The People Under The Stairs," which is written and directed by Wes Craven. The film follows a young kid nicknamed "Fool," who gets pulled into working with two house burglars to rob the house of the landlords who own most of the crumbling homes in their neighborhood. Once inside the house, Fool discovers the landlords' bizarre secrets. The horror-comedy works to use its story as a way to deal with gentrification, race, capitalism, etc. Does it succeed in doing so? 

R. Kelly is Finally Done - Preview to Episode 209

R. Kelly is Finally Done - Preview to Episode 209

October 22, 2021

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the crew returns to introduce the next film, "The People Under the Stairs," The movie follows Fool (Brandon Adams) breaking into the home of his family's greedy and uncaring landlords, he then discovers a disturbing scenario where incestuous adult siblings have mutilated a number of boys and kept them imprisoned under stairs in their large, creepy house. The random topic this week is all about the rise and fall of R. Kelly as his sentencing date approaches in August of 2022.

His House - Episode 208

His House - Episode 208

October 13, 2021

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the crew returns to discuss the 2020 horror film, "His House." The film follows a refugee couple who make a harrowing escape from war-torn South Sudan, but then they struggle to adjust to their new life in an English town that has an evil lurking beneath the surface. The movie stars Wunmi Mosaku, Sope Dirisu, and Matt Smith.

 
 
 
Is Dave Chappelle Still Punching Down? - Preview to Episode 208

Is Dave Chappelle Still Punching Down? - Preview to Episode 208

October 8, 2021

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the crew returns to announce the next film, "His House" starring Wunmi Mosaku, Sope Dirisu and Matt Smith. The film follows a refugee couple makes a harrowing escape from war-torn South Sudan, but then they struggle to adjust to their new life in an English town that has an evil lurking beneath the surface. The random topic of the week is all about Dave Chappelle's new stand-up special, The Closer. The hosts discuss their thoughts on Chappelle's commentary about the LGBTQ community and trans women specifically.

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