Adventures in Returning & Robbery (Dead Presidents)
Adventures In Black Cinema With Desmond Thorne
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5M ago
And we’re back! This time Desmond dives into the CLASSIC 90’s film, DEAD PRESIDENTS, and gets into the nitty gritty of the historical context of the film and the importance of learning more about Black and Latin men’s experiences during and after the Vietnam war. He also discusses the incredible performances from the ensemble, as well as some amazing gay shit that just dropped for us late last month! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ..read more
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Adventures in Side-Eye & Stardom (Dreamgirls) with Shatara Michelle Ford
Adventures In Black Cinema With Desmond Thorne
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8M ago
As a new Beyoncé album looms and Jennifer Hudson is a new EGOT winner, it’s time to talk about DREAMGIRLS! Desmond gets into the film version of this classic Black musical with writer/director of the Indie Spirit nominated film TEST PATTERN, Shatara Michelle Ford! They talk about the aspects of filmmaking, performance, and storytelling that they love in the film, and throw some well-meaning side-eye to the aspects that don’t work quite as well. Also, Shatara SLAYS an edition of “Who’s Invited”! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ..read more
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Adventures in Invention & Interracial Relationships (The Watermelon Woman)
Adventures In Black Cinema With Desmond Thorne
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8M ago
This week, Desmond gets into a past Trust & Believe, the landmark Queer film, THE WATERMELON WOMAN. The first feature film to be released by a Black Lesbian (Cheryl Dunye) carries a great deal about inventing your own history, as well as interracial relations, and Desmond digs right into both, as well as how much this film and its ideas mean to him. Also, this week’s You Betta Act award throws it back to 1986 with a spectacular British Noir film. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ..read more
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Adventures in Invention & Interracial Relationships (The Watermelon Woman
Adventures In Black Cinema With Desmond Thorne
by sfbpodcastnetwork
8M ago
This week, Desmond gets into a past Trust & Believe, the landmark Queer film, THE WATERMELON WOMAN. The first feature film to be released by a Black Lesbian (Cheryl Dunye) carries a great deal about inventing your own history, as well as interracial relations, and Desmond digs right into both, as well as how much this film and its ideas mean to him. Also, this week’s You Betta Act award throws it back to 1986 with a spectacular British Noir film. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ..read more
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Adventures in Comedy & Commentary (Don’t Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood)
Adventures In Black Cinema With Desmond Thorne
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9M ago
Finally after diving into almost all of the film it parodies, Desmond gets into the nitty gritty of the CLASSIC comedy DON’T BE A MENACE! He talks about the intelligence in the visual comedy that drives the film, the commentary that the film provides, and why laughter is so needed within the Black community. Also, this week’s Trust and Believe spotlights a film by a newly out entertainer!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ..read more
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Adventures in Queens & Queens (Coming to America) with Amanda Seales
Adventures In Black Cinema With Desmond Thorne
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9M ago
We are finally joined by Amanda Seales to discuss her favorite movie of all time, COMING TO AMERICA!! This joyful conversation about this comedy classic focuses on the brilliance behind the script, the performances, and the legacy that this film has created. It also leaves Desmond and Amanda yearning for the heyday of Black comedy films. Also, Desmond puts Amanda to the test with an in depth round of Who’s Invited!! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ..read more
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Adventures in Winning & Will Smith (King Richard)
Adventures In Black Cinema With Desmond Thorne
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10M ago
The time has come to talk about one of the only Black films up for Oscars this year, KING RICHARD. Desmond gets into this general thoughts on the film, and digs into Will Smith’s performance, his legacy, and of course touches on everyone’s favorite subject…the slap. Also, Desmond gives out some well deserved snaps and claps to ANOTHER winner from the land of Philly! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ..read more
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Adventures in Blood & Black Excellence (Blade)
Adventures In Black Cinema With Desmond Thorne
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10M ago
It’s time to sink our teeth into the FIRST Black Marvel comics film, BLADE! Desmond talks about the Black Excellence coursing through the veins of this film, the main characters, and Wesley Snipes’ iconic portrayal of the title character as well as how blood works its way into the major themes of the film (and makes Desmond a bit squeamish). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ..read more
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Adventures in Divisions & Duplicates (Us)
Adventures In Black Cinema With Desmond Thorne
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11M ago
This week, Desmond takes a deep dive into Jordan Peel’s second film, US! He gets into the incredible performance of Lupita Nyong’o and the rest of the cast, the brilliant allegory in the film about class systems, as well as the ways in which this film also portrays Trump’s america. Also, Desmond gives his reactions on this year’s Oscar ceremony! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ..read more
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Adventures in Aging & Artistic Integrity (The Forty-Year-Old Version)
Adventures In Black Cinema With Desmond Thorne
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11M ago
Back to our regularly scheduled programming, Desmond gets into the lovely hidden gem THE FORTY-YEAR-OLD VERSION this week, and talks about the importance of artistic integrity as you age as a Black artist, and the magical expression of Hip-Hop. Also, there’s a new segment on the show!! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ..read more
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