S2E7 - The Wiz (1978)
The Black Movie Podcast
by James Alexander, Andre' Barbour, Lauren Budde & Ryan Henyard
6M ago
The Black Movie Podcast - S2E07 - The Wiz (1978) Ryan the cohosting lion eases the BMP crew down the road, as we take a look at the fantastical Black-ass adaptation of the Wizard of Oz. Starring a blockbuster ensemble cast including Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Lena Horne and Nipsey Russell, this ambitious musical remains a cult classic in many Black households despite its uneven performances. Learn more: IMDB} Where to Watch: Amazon Prime Video (rent/buy), AppleTV (rent) Thanks for listening to the Black Movie Podcast! Season 2 is well underway and we'd love for you to share the pod with your ..read more
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S2E6 - Ghost Dog: Way of the Samurai (1999)
The Black Movie Podcast
by James Alexander, Andre' Barbour, Lauren Budde & Ryan Henyard
6M ago
The Black Movie Podcast - S2E06 - Ghost Dog: Way of the Samurai (1999) Andre’ guides the hosts as the path of the samurai crosses a gangster revenge story in the cult classic Ghost Dog. An indie film starring Forest Whitaker and featuring the first movie soundtrack scored by RZA of Wu-Tang that melds Japanese philosophy with gritty tragic mafia flair. Learn more: IMDB Where to Watch: HBO Max (sub), Criterion Channel (sub) Thanks for listening to the Black Movie Podcast! Season 2 is well underway and we'd love for you to share the pod with your friends & family. If you’re enjoying the podca ..read more
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S2E5 - Posse (1993)
The Black Movie Podcast
by James Alexander, Andre' Barbour, Lauren Budde & Ryan Henyard
6M ago
The Black Movie Podcast - S2E05 - Posse (1993) Lauren rounds us up to watch Posse, a wild western romp directed by and starring Mario Van Peebles about a group of five soldiers that dodge the military, defend a Black frontier town from the Klan, and shed a spotlight on the lesser-known real history of Black cowboys. Learn more: IMDB} | The Grio: 5 reasons to watch it that have nothing to do with Salli Richardson, who is TOTALLY in this movieHeart Where to Watch: Amazon Prime Video (sub), Roku Channel (ads) AppleTV, Vudu (rent) Thanks for listening to the Black Movie Podcast! Season 2 is well u ..read more
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S2E4 - One Night In Miami...
The Black Movie Podcast
by James Alexander, Andre' Barbour, Lauren Budde & Ryan Henyard
11M ago
The Black Movie Podcast - S2E04 - One Night in Miami... (2020) James takes us back, way back to the past in this 2020 fictional account of a single impactful evening where Muhammad Ali (Eli Goree), Sam Cooke (Leslie Odom Jr.), Jim Brown (Aldis Hodge) and Malcolm X (Kingsley Ben-Adir) delve into their roles and struggles in the Civil Rights Movement. Adapted from the stage by Kemp Powers, this film also marked Regina King's debut as director. Learn more: IMDB} | Shadow and Act: Regina King Brings Legends Together for a Timely Debut with a Lot of Heart Where to Watch: Amazon Prime Thanks for lis ..read more
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S2E3 - Soul Food
The Black Movie Podcast
by James Alexander, Andre' Barbour, Lauren Budde & Ryan Henyard
11M ago
The Black Movie Podcast - S2E03 - Soul Food (1997) Ryan and the BMP crew gather around the dinner table to discuss Soul Food, the star-studded family drama featuring Vanessa Williams, Vivica Fox and Nia Long navigating the loss of a matriarch in a film with a soundtrack that's just as celebrated as the movie itself. Learn more: IMDB} | Shadow and Act: Vanessa Williams All-Timer Ad-lib Where to Watch: HBOMax | AppleTV Thanks for listening to the Black Movie Podcast! Season 2 is well underway and we'd love for you to share the pod with your friends & family. If you’re enjoying the podcast, r ..read more
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S2E2 - Hoop Dreams
The Black Movie Podcast
by James Alexander, Andre' Barbour, Lauren Budde & Ryan Henyard
1y ago
The Black Movie Podcast - S2E02 - Hoop Dreams (1994) Andre' leads everyone in a watch of Hoop Dreams, an incredible Peabody-award winning documentary covering the lives of two basketball prodigies in Chicago on their journey to try and get to the NBA. Learn more: IMDB} | BFI: bell hooks on Hoop Dreams, reprinted from 1995 Where to Watch: HBOMax | Hulu Thanks for listening to the Black Movie Podcast! Season 2 is in the works, and we'd welcome your feedback! If you’re enjoying the podcast, rate & review us on Apple Podcasts, and follow us on social at @blkmoviepodcast on Twitter and @blackmo ..read more
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S2E1 - Eve's Bayou
The Black Movie Podcast
by James Alexander, Andre' Barbour, Lauren Budde & Ryan Henyard
1y ago
The Black Movie Podcast - S2E01 - Eve's Bayou (1997) Lauren and the crew kick off a new season with a look at the 1997 coming of age classic Eve's Bayou. Learn more: IMDB} | Essence: 20th Anniversary: Cast of Eve's Bayou Talks About Film's Lasting Impact Where to Watch: PlutoTV Thanks for listening tothe Black Movie Podcast! Season 2 is in the works, and we'd welcome your feedback! If you’re enjoying the podcast, rate & review us on Apple Podcasts, and follow us on social at @blkmoviepodcast on Twitter and @blackmoviepodcast on Instagram. Find out more at http://blackmoviepodcast.com Check ..read more
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S1E12 - Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
The Black Movie Podcast
by James Alexander, Andre' Barbour, Lauren Budde & Ryan Henyard
1y ago
The Black Movie Podcast - S1E12 - Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (2020) For our season finale, the BMP crew looks at the 2020 Oscar-nominated (and snubbed) adaptation of August Wilson's play featuring Viola Davis & the late Chadwick Boseman. Learn more: IMDB} | The Ringer: The Parallel Paths of Pain and Joy Where to Watch: Netflix (sub) Thanks for listening to season 1 of the Black Movie Podcast! Season 2 is in the works, and we'd welcome your feedback! If you’re enjoying the podcast, rate & review us on Apple Podcasts, and follow us on social at @blkmoviepodcast on Twitter and @blackmoviepo ..read more
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S1E11 - Carmen Jones
The Black Movie Podcast
by James Alexander, Andre' Barbour, Lauren Budde & Ryan Henyard
1y ago
The Black Movie Podcast - S1E11 - Carmen Jones (1954) Lauren takes us way back to marvel at Carmen Jones, an all-Black 1954 musical featuring the venerable Harry Belafonte and the magnetic Dorothy Dandridge. Learn more: IMDB} | Shadow & Act: Carmen Jones, the Original Funny Valentine | Janelle Monae - Dorothy Dandridge Eyes, featuring Esperanza Spalding Where to Watch: Amazon (buy/rent) | YouTube (rent) If you’re enjoying the podcast, rate & review us on Apple Podcasts, and follow us on social at @blkmoviepodcast on Twitter and @blackmoviepodcast on Instagram. Find out more at http://b ..read more
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S1E10 - Good Hair
The Black Movie Podcast
by James Alexander, Andre' Barbour, Lauren Budde & Ryan Henyard
1y ago
The Black Movie Podcast - S1E10 - Good Hair (2009) Andre' brings us our first documentary in Good Hair, Chris Rock's exploration of the history and culture surrounding Black haircare and beauty culture, while everyone recoils in horror remembering the smell of relaxer. Learn more: IMDB | Where to watch: Netflix (sub) | Peacock (free) | Amazon Prime (free) If you’re enjoying the podcast, rate & review us on Apple Podcasts, and follow us on social at @blkmoviepodcast on Twitter and @blackmoviepodcast on Instagram. Find out more at http://blackmoviepodcast.com Check out our podcast host, Pine ..read more
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