Black on Black Cinema
Black on Black Cinema
TNP Studios
Black on Black Cinema is a weekly podcast where 3 guys discuss the ins and outs of Black films. With a touch of humor and a drive for relevant discussion, Black on Black Cinema will entertain, as well as, inform. Hosted by Jay, Micah, and Terrence.
The Guys Get Old - Preview to Episode 187
This week on Black on Black Cinema, the guys return to announce the next film, the 1999 comedy "Life" starring Eddie Murphy and Martin Lawrence. The film follows two guys who get setup on a murder charge by a crooked cop during the prohibition era. The two men are sent to jail for life and work to prove their innocence while driving each other crazy. The random topic of the week is just that, completely random. With not much to chat about this week, Jay and Micah just talk about getting older, parenting, and more.
Nov 19
55 min
Charm City Kings - Episode 186
This week on Black on Black Cinema, the guys return to discuss the film "Charm City Kings" that tells the story of a young kid named Mouse who desperately wants to join The Midnight Clique, the infamous Baltimore dirt bike riders who rule the summertime streets. When Midnight's leader, Blax, takes 14-year-old Mouse under his wing, Mouse soon finds himself torn between the straight-and-narrow and a road filled with fast money and violence.
Nov 11
2 hr 18 min
Racial Breakdowns of the 2020 Elections - Preview to Episode 186
This week on Black on Black Cinema, the guys return to announce the next film, "Charm City Kings." The film follows fourteen-year-old Mouse desperately wants to join the Midnight Clique, an infamous group of Baltimore dirt-bike riders who rule the summertime streets. The random topic this week is all about the racial demographic breakdown that has shown up during this 2020 presidential election.
Nov 5
1 hr 8 min
Bad Hair - Episode 185
This week on Black on Black Cinema, the guys return with a special guest, T'ara, to discuss the newly released film "Bad Hair." The film is set in 1989 and follows an ambitious young woman who gets a weave in order to succeed in the image-obsessed world of music television. However, her flourishing career may come at a great cost when she realizes that her new hair may have a mind of its own.
Oct 28
2 hr 2 min
Black Capitalism Won't Save You - Preview to Episode 185
This week on Black on Black Cinema, the guys return to announce the next film, "Bad Hair" that is from the same writer/director as "Dear White People." The horror/satire film follows a woman who gets a weave to fit in for a job but it begins to have a mind of its own. The random topic this week is all about the actions of Ice Cube, 50 Cent, and Diddy other the last week in reference to the upcoming election. We discuss how their influence and career paths have likely led them to this point and much more.
Oct 22
1 hr 6 min
Vampires vs. The Bronx - Episode 184
This week on Black on Black Cinema, the guys return to discuss the 2020 horror comedy, Vampires vs. The Bronx. The film follows the story of gentrification from an unlikely and deadly source creeps into the Bronx, a group of teenage friends rally to save the beloved local bodega and fight against a supernatural force intent on taking over their home at all costs.
Oct 15
1 hr 31 min
Ask Us Anything - Preview to Episode 184
This week on Black on Black Cinema, the guys return to announce the next film, "Vampires vs. The Bronx." A film that weaves horror-comedy elements with the notion of the gentrification of a New York neighborhood, and the kids set to defend it. The random topic this week is an AMA. The listeners in our fan group gather up and submit their random questions to the hosts and get them answered!
Oct 9
1 hr 3 min
Antebellum - Episode 183
This week on Black on Black Cinema, the guys return to discuss the 2020 thriller, "Antebellum" starring Janelle Monáe, Eric Lange, Jena Malone, Jack Huston, Kiersey Clemons, and Gabourey Sidibe. The film follows a modern-day African American woman who must escape from a 19th-century Southern slave plantation.
Sep 30
1 hr 43 min
No Justice for Breonna Taylor - Preview to Episode 183
This week on Black on Black Cinema, the guys return to announce the next film, "Antebellum." A film that sees a modern-day Black woman (Janelle Monae) transported back to slavery times in America during a nightmarish scenario, and she is forced to try and escape this bizarre out of time situation. The random topic of the week is about the long awaited indictments that finally came down for the unjust murder of Breonna Taylor in Kentucky. Taylor, who was killed during a no-knock raid by three plain clothes police officers finally saw some charges brought. We discuss the ridiculousness of those charges and why nothing ever seems to change in the killing of Black people in America, and some key things that could make the difference.
Sep 24
55 min
How To Be A Player - Episode 182
Dray (Bill Bellamy) has a problem: He has a girlfriend, Lisa (Lark Voorhies), but can't seem to say no to any beautiful woman who walks his way. When he's not with Lisa or hanging out with his buddies, David (Pierre), Kilo (Jermaine "Big Hug" Hopkins), and Spootie (A.J. Johnson), he's out with one of his many lady friends. Dray's sister (Natalie Desselle) is both disgusted and fascinated by his behavior, so she hatches a plan to teach him a lesson.
Sep 14
2 hr 10 min
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