Black on Black Cinema

Episode 83: The Butler

May 25, 2016

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the crew is back to discuss the 2013 historical drama, The Butler. Starring Forrest Whitaker as Cecil Gaines, a man who rises to the position of butler at the White House from the time of the Eisenhower administration through the Reagan administration. All the while the life of Cecil is juxtaposed against his son, played by David Oyelowo, who is brought up during the Civil Rights movement.