The Black Movie Podcast
The Black Movie Podcast, where we celebrate black culture through its cinema by reviewing and discussing black-led films from a range of different genres and time-periods.
S2E3 - Soul Food

S2E2 - Hoop Dreams

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.

S2E1 - Eve's Bayou

Lauren and the crew kick off a new season with a look at the 1997 coming of age classic Eve's Bayou.

S1E12 - Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

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.

S1E11 - Carmen Jones

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.

S1E10 - Good Hair

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.

S1E9 - School Daze

Ryan introduces the squad to a less celebrated Spike Lee joint, and it turns out there's a reason for that! Another entry in the Fishburne Cinematic Universe and a glimpse of Black frat & sorority culture.

S1E8 - Us

Lauren drags Andre' James and Ryan into Jordan Peele's house of mirrors, discuss the direction of Black horror and the humor inherent in the genre.

S1E7 - Finding Forrester

James and the BMP team study up on Finding Forrester, a film about the serendipitious relationship between a mentor and student, and reflect on the inadvertant wellspring of memes Sean Connery created.

S1E6 - Moonlight

Andre' pulls us into the beautiful 2016 Best Picture winner Moonlight, and everyone reflects on the enthralling characters, brave story structure & magical cinematography.