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Black Men Can't Jump [In Hollywood] is a comedic podcast that reviews films with leading actors of color and analyzes them in the context of race and Hollywood's diversity issues. Hosted by Jonathan Braylock, Jerah Milligan, and James III. BMCJ is an iTunes Editor's Choice podcast and has reached #2 on the iTunes Film/TV charts. BMCJ has also been covered by multiple websites including Huffington Post, Splitsider, Salon, The Daily Dot, and more.

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Black Men Can't Jump [In Hollywood] is a comedic podcast that reviews films with leading actors of color and analyzes them in the context of race and Hollywood's diversity issues. Hosted by Jonathan Braylock, Jerah Milligan, and James III. BMCJ is an iTunes Editor's Choice podcast and has reached #2 on the iTunes Film/TV charts. BMCJ has also been covered by multiple websites including Huffington Post, Splitsider, Salon, The Daily Dot, and more.

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The American Society of Magical Negroes (Teaser)

5/23/2024
This week, James, Jerah, and Jon are covering The American Society of Magical Negroes, written and directed by Kobi Libii, starring Justice Smith, David Alan Grier, and An-Li Bogan. Together, they cover the first time they heard of the trope of the Magical Negro, the Black Eyed Peas both pre and post Fergie, all before Bray makes a big transition to start the show. Listen to the full episode on Patreon and Red Circle's Exclusive Feed! SUBSCRIBE TO EXCLUSIVE CONTENT AND OUR BACK CATALOG OF 400+ EPISODES: https://app.redcircle.com/shows/7655b7ec-dc57-47c9-ab96-1a8fa02f6573/exclusive-content JOIN OUR PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/BMCJ FOLLOW BLACK MEN CAN'T JUMP [IN HOLLYWOOD]: https://twitter.com/blackmenpodcast https://www.instagram.com/blackmenpodcast BUY BLACK MEN CAN'T JUMP [IN HOLLYWOOD] MERCH: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/black-men-can-t-jump-in-hollywood Produced by Skyler Hanrath Our Sponsors: * Check out BetterHelp : betterhelp.com/JUMP * Check out Earnin and use my code Jump for a great deal: www.earnin.com Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/black-men-cant-jump-in-hollywood/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:07:33

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Talk to Me

5/16/2024
This week, James and Jon are covering Talk to Me, written by Danny Philipou and Bill Hinzman, directed by Danny Philipou and Michael Philipou, and starring Sophie Wilde, Alexandra Jensen, Joe Bird, Otis Dhanji, Miranda Otto, Zoe Terakes, Chris Alosio, Marcus Johnson, and Alexandria Steffenson. Together, they cover the types of horror movies they're fans of, that this movie is not the 2007 Don Cheadle/Kasi Lemmons film of the same name, the degree to which it feels like an A24 movie despite being an A24 acquisition, just how (effectively) annoying the kid performances are, the film's depiction of possession as a social media phenomenon, scary hands, and more! SUBSCRIBE TO EXCLUSIVE CONTENT AND OUR BACK CATALOG OF 400+ EPISODES: https://app.redcircle.com/shows/7655b7ec-dc57-47c9-ab96-1a8fa02f6573/exclusive-content JOIN OUR PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/BMCJ FOLLOW BLACK MEN CAN'T JUMP [IN HOLLYWOOD]: https://twitter.com/blackmenpodcast https://www.instagram.com/blackmenpodcast BUY BLACK MEN CAN'T JUMP [IN HOLLYWOOD] MERCH: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/black-men-can-t-jump-in-hollywood Produced by Skyler Hanrath Our Sponsors: * Check out BetterHelp : betterhelp.com/JUMP * Check out Earnin and use my code Jump for a great deal: www.earnin.com Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/black-men-cant-jump-in-hollywood/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:01:11:31

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Get Rich or Die Tryin' w/ Shawtane Bowen (Teaser)

5/9/2024
This week, James and Jon are joined by writer and director Shawtane Bowen (Astronomy Club) to cover Get Rich or Die Tryin', written by Terence Winter, directed by Jim Sheridan, and starring Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson, Terrence Howard, Joy Bryant, Bill Duke, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Omar Benson Miller, and Viola Davis. Together, they cover the disconnect between the critical and popular consensus around the movie, the Drake/Kendrick beef, the status of the "hood classic," getting hit with baseballs, the movie's dicks, which performances work, 50 Cent's career as a producer, the experience of seeing the film in the theater in 2005, and more! SUBSCRIBE TO EXCLUSIVE CONTENT AND OUR BACK CATALOG OF 400+ EPISODES: https://app.redcircle.com/shows/7655b7ec-dc57-47c9-ab96-1a8fa02f6573/exclusive-content JOIN OUR PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/BMCJ FOLLOW BLACK MEN CAN'T JUMP [IN HOLLYWOOD]: https://twitter.com/blackmenpodcast https://www.instagram.com/blackmenpodcast BUY BLACK MEN CAN'T JUMP [IN HOLLYWOOD] MERCH: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/black-men-can-t-jump-in-hollywood Produced by Skyler Hanrath Our Sponsors: * Check out BetterHelp : betterhelp.com/JUMP * Check out Earnin and use my code Jump for a great deal: www.earnin.com Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/black-men-cant-jump-in-hollywood/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:13:01

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Challengers w/ Caroline Martin

5/2/2024
This week, James and Jon are joined by writer and actor Caroline Martin (Astronomy Club, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon) to cover Challengers, written by Justin Kurtizkes, directed by Luca Guadagnino, and starring Zendaya, Josh O'Connor, and Mike Faist. Together, they cover everybody's tennis experiences, what exactly the deal is with Pickleball, the film's complicated timeline, if the sexy tennis movie has enough sex, how windy it actually is in Atlanta, Zendaya's career as a leading actor, what everyone thought of the ending, and much more! SUBSCRIBE TO EXCLUSIVE CONTENT AND OUR BACK CATALOG OF 400+ EPISODES: https://app.redcircle.com/shows/7655b7ec-dc57-47c9-ab96-1a8fa02f6573/exclusive-content JOIN OUR PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/BMCJ FOLLOW BLACK MEN CAN'T JUMP [IN HOLLYWOOD]: https://twitter.com/blackmenpodcast https://www.instagram.com/blackmenpodcast BUY BLACK MEN CAN'T JUMP [IN HOLLYWOOD] MERCH: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/black-men-can-t-jump-in-hollywood Produced by Skyler Hanrath Our Sponsors: * Check out BetterHelp : betterhelp.com/JUMP * Check out Earnin and use my code Jump for a great deal: www.earnin.com Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/black-men-cant-jump-in-hollywood/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:01:28:16

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Mea Culpa w/ Mariah Smith (Teaser)

4/25/2024
This week, James, Jerah, and Jon are joined by writer and radio host Mariah Smith (Grown-ish, Smith Sisters Live) to cover Mea Culpa, written by Tyler Perry, directed by Tyler Perry, and starring Kelly Rowland, Trevante Rhodes, Nick Sagar, Sean Sagar, RonReaco Lee, and Shannon Thornton. Together, they cover Tyler Perry's constant output, the movie's cheekage, its tangled web of a plot, mixture of tones, and depiction of colorism, the power of Trevante Rhodes on the red carpet, "deviant behavior," paint... everywhere, and more! SUBSCRIBE TO EXCLUSIVE CONTENT AND OUR BACK CATALOG OF 400+ EPISODES: https://app.redcircle.com/shows/7655b7ec-dc57-47c9-ab96-1a8fa02f6573/exclusive-content JOIN OUR PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/BMCJ FOLLOW BLACK MEN CAN'T JUMP [IN HOLLYWOOD]: https://twitter.com/blackmenpodcast https://www.instagram.com/blackmenpodcast BUY BLACK MEN CAN'T JUMP [IN HOLLYWOOD] MERCH: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/black-men-can-t-jump-in-hollywood Produced by Skyler Hanrath Our Sponsors: * Check out BetterHelp : betterhelp.com/JUMP * Check out Earnin and use my code Jump for a great deal: www.earnin.com Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/black-men-cant-jump-in-hollywood/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:09:07

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Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead (2024)

4/18/2024
This week, James, Jerah, and Jon are covering the 2024 remake of Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead, screenplay by Chuck Hayward, story by Chuck Hayward, Neil Landau, and Tara Ison, directed by Wade Allain-Marcus, and starring Simone Joy Jones, Patricia "Ms. Pat" Williams, Jermaine Fowler, June Squibb, and Nicole Richie. Together, they cover the film's oddly underwhelming promotion, why it landed an R rating, what audience it's exactly pitched to, if 25 is or is not old, what the Tyra Banks/Nicole Richie casting swap was about, and more! SUBSCRIBE TO EXCLUSIVE CONTENT AND OUR BACK CATALOG OF 400+ EPISODES: https://app.redcircle.com/shows/7655b7ec-dc57-47c9-ab96-1a8fa02f6573/exclusive-content JOIN OUR PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/BMCJ FOLLOW BLACK MEN CAN'T JUMP [IN HOLLYWOOD]: https://twitter.com/blackmenpodcast https://www.instagram.com/blackmenpodcast BUY BLACK MEN CAN'T JUMP [IN HOLLYWOOD] MERCH: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/black-men-can-t-jump-in-hollywood Produced by Skyler Hanrath Our Sponsors: * Check out BetterHelp : betterhelp.com/JUMP * Check out Earnin and use my code Jump for a great deal: www.earnin.com Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/black-men-cant-jump-in-hollywood/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:01:02:35

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Monkey Man w/ Rekha Shankar (Teaser)

4/11/2024
This week, James, Jerah, and Jon are joined by writer and actor Rekha Shankhar (Digman, Grand Crew) to cover Monkey Man, screenplay by Dev Patel, Paul Angunawela, and John Collee, directed by Dev Patel, and starring Dev Patel, Sharlto Copley, Pitobash, Vipin Sharma, Sikandar Kher, and Adithi Kalkunte. Together, they cover the film's winding road to a theatrical release, just how exciting it is to see Dev Patel debuting as an action director, the incredible look of the film, the cache Jordan Peele brought to the mix, its brutal fight beats, the considerable amount of biting, whether or not movies are, again, back, and much more! SUBSCRIBE TO EXCLUSIVE CONTENT AND OUR BACK CATALOG OF 400+ EPISODES: https://app.redcircle.com/shows/7655b7ec-dc57-47c9-ab96-1a8fa02f6573/exclusive-content JOIN OUR PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/BMCJ FOLLOW BLACK MEN CAN'T JUMP [IN HOLLYWOOD]: https://twitter.com/blackmenpodcast https://www.instagram.com/blackmenpodcast BUY BLACK MEN CAN'T JUMP [IN HOLLYWOOD] MERCH: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/black-men-can-t-jump-in-hollywood Produced by Skyler Hanrath Our Sponsors: * Check out BetterHelp : betterhelp.com/JUMP * Check out Earnin and use my code Jump for a great deal: www.earnin.com Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/black-men-cant-jump-in-hollywood/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:03:16

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Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire

4/4/2024
This week, James, Jerah, and Jon are covering Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire. Screenplay by Terry Rossio, Simon Barrett, and Jeremy Slater, story by Terry Rossio, Adam Wingard, and Simon Barrett, directed by Adam Wingard, and starring Rebecca Hall, Brian Tyree Henry, Dan Stevens, Kaylee Hottle, Alex Ferns, and Fala Chen. Together, the guys debate whether or not the movies are back, who are/aren't, in fact, the "big two," the specifics of Hollow Earth, the kaijus' general relationship with humanity, Mothra, just how elaborate the Godzilla franchise as a whole is, which of the recent kaiju films has the best cast, and more. SUBSCRIBE TO EXCLUSIVE CONTENT AND OUR BACK CATALOG OF 400+ EPISODES: https://app.redcircle.com/shows/7655b7ec-dc57-47c9-ab96-1a8fa02f6573/exclusive-content JOIN OUR PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/BMCJ FOLLOW BLACK MEN CAN'T JUMP [IN HOLLYWOOD]: https://twitter.com/blackmenpodcast https://www.instagram.com/blackmenpodcast BUY BLACK MEN CAN'T JUMP [IN HOLLYWOOD] MERCH: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/black-men-can-t-jump-in-hollywood Produced by Skyler Hanrath Our Sponsors: * Check out BetterHelp : betterhelp.com/JUMP * Check out Earnin and use my code Jump for a great deal: www.earnin.com Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/black-men-cant-jump-in-hollywood/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:01:15:30

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Big Momma's House (Teaser)

3/28/2024
This week, James, Jerah, and Jon are covering Big Momma's House, the 2000 crime comedy written by Darryl Quarles and Don Rhymer, directed by Raja Gosnell, starring Martin Lawrence, Nia Long, Paul Giamatti, and Terrence Howard. Together, they cover the importance of Lawrence's career to the podcast, who did and didn't pop in comedy films in the 2000s and 2010s, what still works about the movie, what doesn't, just how much Madea owes to Big Momma, Kat Williams, and more. SUBSCRIBE TO EXCLUSIVE CONTENT AND OUR BACK CATALOG OF 400+ EPISODES: https://app.redcircle.com/shows/7655b7ec-dc57-47c9-ab96-1a8fa02f6573/exclusive-content JOIN OUR PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/BMCJ FOLLOW BLACK MEN CAN'T JUMP [IN HOLLYWOOD]: https://twitter.com/blackmenpodcast https://www.instagram.com/blackmenpodcast BUY BLACK MEN CAN'T JUMP [IN HOLLYWOOD] MERCH: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/black-men-can-t-jump-in-hollywood Produced by Skyler Hanrath Our Sponsors: * Check out BetterHelp : betterhelp.com/JUMP * Check out Earnin and use my code Jump for a great deal: www.earnin.com Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/black-men-cant-jump-in-hollywood/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:13:26

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Blue Beetle

3/21/2024
This week, James, Jerah, and Jon are covering Blue Beetle, one of the last movies made before DC's James Gunn era. Written by Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer, directed by Ángel Manuel Soto, and starring Xolo Maridueña, Adriana Barraza, Damián Alcázar, Raoul Max Trujillo, Susan Sarandon, and George Lopez, the film released in August of 2023. Together, the guys cover the strong performances, whether or not origin stories can land at this late stage of the comic book movie boom, the host of factors that ultimately hampered its box office run, the family dynamic anchoring the plot, what the Scarab means for Jaime's sex life, and more. SUBSCRIBE TO EXCLUSIVE CONTENT AND OUR BACK CATALOG OF 400+ EPISODES: https://app.redcircle.com/shows/7655b7ec-dc57-47c9-ab96-1a8fa02f6573/exclusive-content JOIN OUR PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/BMCJ FOLLOW BLACK MEN CAN'T JUMP [IN HOLLYWOOD]: https://twitter.com/blackmenpodcast https://www.instagram.com/blackmenpodcast BUY BLACK MEN CAN'T JUMP [IN HOLLYWOOD] MERCH: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/black-men-can-t-jump-in-hollywood Produced by Skyler Hanrath Our Sponsors: * Check out BetterHelp : betterhelp.com/JUMP * Check out Earnin and use my code Jump for a great deal: www.earnin.com Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/black-men-cant-jump-in-hollywood/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:51:54

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Oscars 2024 (Teaser)

3/14/2024
This week, James, Jerah, and Jon are covering the 2024 Oscars. Together, they talk about Bray's experience attending in-person, the awards they were surprised by, the awards they weren't, the stage banter that worked, John Cena's naked presenting, what it was like to see certain films pick up momentum while others didn't, their viewing experiences, Wes Anderson the short filmmaker, and more. SUBSCRIBE TO EXCLUSIVE CONTENT AND OUR BACK CATALOG OF 400+ EPISODES: https://app.redcircle.com/shows/7655b7ec-dc57-47c9-ab96-1a8fa02f6573/exclusive-content JOIN OUR PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/BMCJ FOLLOW BLACK MEN CAN'T JUMP [IN HOLLYWOOD]: https://twitter.com/blackmenpodcast https://www.instagram.com/blackmenpodcast BUY BLACK MEN CAN'T JUMP [IN HOLLYWOOD] MERCH: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/black-men-can-t-jump-in-hollywood Produced by Skyler Hanrath Our Sponsors: * Check out BetterHelp : betterhelp.com/JUMP * Check out Earnin and use my code Jump for a great deal: www.earnin.com Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/black-men-cant-jump-in-hollywood/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:10:21

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Dune: Part Two

3/7/2024
This week, James, Jerah, and Jon are covering Dune: Part Two, the follow-up to 2021's Dune. Written by Denis Villeneuve and Jon Spaights, directed by Denis Villeneuve, and starring Timothée Chalamet, Zendaya, Rebecca Ferguson, Josh Brolin, and Austin Butler, the film came out in March of 2024. Together, the guys cover how this latest installment pairs with the first, Zendaya's role as a lead, upcoming Zendaya projects, the power of spice, the intricate politics of Arrakis, worms, the franchise's relationship to religion, bald Austin Butler, and more. SUBSCRIBE TO EXCLUSIVE CONTENT AND OUR BACK CATALOG OF 400+ EPISODES: https://app.redcircle.com/shows/7655b7ec-dc57-47c9-ab96-1a8fa02f6573/exclusive-content JOIN OUR PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/BMCJ FOLLOW BLACK MEN CAN'T JUMP [IN HOLLYWOOD]: https://twitter.com/blackmenpodcast https://www.instagram.com/blackmenpodcast BUY BLACK MEN CAN'T JUMP [IN HOLLYWOOD] MERCH: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/black-men-can-t-jump-in-hollywood Produced by Skyler Hanrath Our Sponsors: * Check out BetterHelp : betterhelp.com/JUMP * Check out Earnin and use my code Jump for a great deal: www.earnin.com Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/black-men-cant-jump-in-hollywood/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:01:10:22

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Gran Turismo (Teaser)

2/29/2024
This week, James, Jerah, and Jon are covering Gran Turismo, a reworking of the true story of Jann Mardenborough, a British Gran Turismo video game player who went on to become a professional race car driver. Written by Jason Hall and Zach Baylin, directed by Neil Blomkamp, and starring David Harbor, Orlando Bloom, Archie Madekwe, and Darren Barnet, the film came out in July of 2023. Together, the guys cover how the script plays with the facts of Jann and his team's actual story, why anyone would get into car racing in the first place, the etiquette of Instagram Stories, how fast they've driven, Zach Baylin's incredible run of scripts, DDR, and more. SUBSCRIBE TO EXCLUSIVE CONTENT AND OUR BACK CATALOG OF 400+ EPISODES: https://app.redcircle.com/shows/7655b7ec-dc57-47c9-ab96-1a8fa02f6573/exclusive-content JOIN OUR PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/BMCJ FOLLOW BLACK MEN CAN'T JUMP [IN HOLLYWOOD]: https://twitter.com/blackmenpodcast https://www.instagram.com/blackmenpodcast BUY BLACK MEN CAN'T JUMP [IN HOLLYWOOD] MERCH: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/black-men-can-t-jump-in-hollywood Produced by Skyler Hanrath Our Sponsors: * Check out BetterHelp : betterhelp.com/JUMP * Check out Earnin and use my code Jump for a great deal: www.earnin.com Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/black-men-cant-jump-in-hollywood/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:15:14

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Bob Marley: One Love

2/22/2024
This week, James, Jerah and Jon dive deep on Bob Marley: One Love, written by Terence Winter, Frank E. Flowers, Zach Baylin, and Reinaldo Marcus Green, directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green, and starring Kingsley Ben-Adir, Lashana Lynch, and James Norton. Together, they cover the film's awards prospects despite its February release, its much better-than-projected opening at the box office, the strong performances, where it sits among the likes of other recent music biopics such as Rocketman and Bohemian Rhapsody, just how handsome Kingsley Ben-Adir is, wigs, and a whole lot more. SUBSCRIBE TO EXCLUSIVE CONTENT AND OUR BACK CATALOG OF 400+ EPISODES: https://app.redcircle.com/shows/7655b7ec-dc57-47c9-ab96-1a8fa02f6573/exclusive-content JOIN OUR PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/BMCJ FOLLOW BLACK MEN CAN'T JUMP [IN HOLLYWOOD]: https://twitter.com/blackmenpodcast https://www.instagram.com/blackmenpodcast BUY BLACK MEN CAN'T JUMP [IN HOLLYWOOD] MERCH: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/black-men-can-t-jump-in-hollywood Produced by Skyler Hanrath Our Sponsors: * Check out BetterHelp : betterhelp.com/JUMP * Check out Earnin and use my code Jump for a great deal: www.earnin.com Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/black-men-cant-jump-in-hollywood/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:01:09:34

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Passing w/ Lo Howard (Teaser)

2/15/2024
This week, James and Jon are joined by writer Lo Howard (Grown-ish) to tackle Passing, an adaptation of Nella Larsen's 1929 novel of the same name. Written and directed by Rebecca Hall and starring Tessa Thompson, Ruth Negga, André Holland, and Bill Camp, the film premiered on Netflix in 2021. Together, they talk Hall's adaptation choices, the surprising backstory to her taking on the book, both the practical and story logic to the film's use of black and white, whether or not the cast totally works for the material, how successful the project is in its consideration of colorism and racial passing in Harlem in the 1920s, and a whole lot more. SUBSCRIBE TO EXCLUSIVE CONTENT AND OUR BACK CATALOG OF 400+ EPISODES: https://app.redcircle.com/shows/7655b7ec-dc57-47c9-ab96-1a8fa02f6573/exclusive-content JOIN OUR PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/BMCJ FOLLOW BLACK MEN CAN'T JUMP [IN HOLLYWOOD]: https://twitter.com/blackmenpodcast https://www.instagram.com/blackmenpodcast BUY BLACK MEN CAN'T JUMP [IN HOLLYWOOD] MERCH: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/black-men-can-t-jump-in-hollywood Produced by Skyler Hanrath Our Sponsors: * Check out BetterHelp : betterhelp.com/JUMP * Check out Earnin and use my code Jump for a great deal: www.earnin.com Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/black-men-cant-jump-in-hollywood/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:10:50

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CB4

2/8/2024
This week, Jerah and Jon dive deep on the 1993 rap world mockumentary CB4, written by Chris Rock, Nelson George, and Robert LoCash, directed by Tamra Davis, starring Chris Rock, Allen Payne, Deezer D, Charlie Murphy, Khandi Alexander, and Phil Hartman. Together, they cover why CB4 doesn't have the lasting cultural reputation of Spinal Tap, its many great bits, the GRAMMYs, Charlie Murphy, and what has and hasn't aged well about the film. SUBSCRIBE TO EXCLUSIVE CONTENT AND OUR BACK CATALOG OF 400+ EPISODES: https://app.redcircle.com/shows/7655b7ec-dc57-47c9-ab96-1a8fa02f6573/exclusive-content JOIN OUR PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/BMCJ FOLLOW BLACK MEN CAN'T JUMP [IN HOLLYWOOD]: https://twitter.com/blackmenpodcast https://www.instagram.com/blackmenpodcast BUY BLACK MEN CAN'T JUMP [IN HOLLYWOOD] MERCH: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/black-men-can-t-jump-in-hollywood Produced by Skyler Hanrath Our Sponsors: * Check out BetterHelp : betterhelp.com/JUMP * Check out Earnin and use my code Jump for a great deal: www.earnin.com Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/black-men-cant-jump-in-hollywood/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:51:24

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They Cloned Tyrone (Teaser)

2/1/2024
This week, James, Jerah, and Jon dive deep on the 2023 sci-fi comedy They Cloned Tyrone, written by Juel Taylor and Tony Rettenmaier, directed by Taylor, and starring John Boyega, Teyonah Parris, Jamie Foxx, and Keifer Sutherland. Together, they cover how the film connected with audiences despite premiering on Netflix, talk through its dense, fun story logic, and dive into the filmmaker's technical approach to the material. SUBSCRIBE TO EXCLUSIVE CONTENT AND OUR BACK CATALOG OF 400+ EPISODES: https://app.redcircle.com/shows/7655b7ec-dc57-47c9-ab96-1a8fa02f6573/exclusive-content JOIN OUR PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/BMCJ FOLLOW BLACK MEN CAN'T JUMP [IN HOLLYWOOD]: https://twitter.com/blackmenpodcast https://www.instagram.com/blackmenpodcast BUY BLACK MEN CAN'T JUMP [IN HOLLYWOOD] MERCH: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/black-men-can-t-jump-in-hollywood Produced by Skyler Hanrath Our Sponsors: * Check out BetterHelp : betterhelp.com/JUMP * Check out Earnin and use my code Jump for a great deal: www.earnin.com Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/black-men-cant-jump-in-hollywood/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:06:49

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The Book of Clarence w/ Sasheer Zamata

1/25/2024
James, Jerah, and Jon are once again joined by Sasheer Zamata (The First Woman, Home Economics, SNL, @thesheertruth) to discuss The Book of Clarence, written and directed by Jeymes Samuel, starring LaKeith Stanfield, Omar Sy, RJ Cyler, and Anna Diop. Together, everyone explores whether or not the film might land for Christian audiences, what's going on with its promotion, the notion of Jesus as a superhero, Jeymes Samuel's directorial signatures, and more. SUBSCRIBE TO EXCLUSIVE CONTENT AND OUR BACK CATALOG OF 400+ EPISODES: https://app.redcircle.com/shows/7655b7ec-dc57-47c9-ab96-1a8fa02f6573/exclusive-content JOIN OUR PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/BMCJ FOLLOW BLACK MEN CAN'T JUMP [IN HOLLYWOOD]: https://twitter.com/blackmenpodcast https://www.instagram.com/blackmenpodcast BUY BLACK MEN CAN'T JUMP [IN HOLLYWOOD] MERCH: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/black-men-can-t-jump-in-hollywood Produced by Skyler Hanrath Our Sponsors: * Check out BetterHelp : betterhelp.com/JUMP * Check out Earnin and use my code Jump for a great deal: www.earnin.com Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/black-men-cant-jump-in-hollywood/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:01:42:10

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2023 Year in Review (Teaser)

1/18/2024
This week, James, Jerah, and Jon are diving into 2023 in TV and film—what they loved, what they hated, and everything in between. Together, they go long on Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, Past Lives, The Flash, The Emmys, and a whole lot more. SUBSCRIBE TO EXCLUSIVE CONTENT AND OUR BACK CATALOG OF 400+ EPISODES: https://app.redcircle.com/shows/7655b7ec-dc57-47c9-ab96-1a8fa02f6573/exclusive-content SUPPORT BLACK MEN CAN'T JUMP [IN HOLLYWOOD] ON PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/BMCJ FOLLOW BLACK MEN CAN'T JUMP [IN HOLLYWOOD]: https://twitter.com/blackmenpodcast https://www.instagram.com/blackmenpodcast BUY BLACK MEN CAN'T JUMP [IN HOLLYWOOD] MERCH: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/black-men-can-t-jump-in-hollywood Produced by Skyler Hanrath Our Sponsors: * Check out BetterHelp : betterhelp.com/JUMP * Check out Earnin and use my code Jump for a great deal: www.earnin.com Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/black-men-cant-jump-in-hollywood/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:05:22

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The Color Purple (2023) w/ NaTonia Monét

1/11/2024
James, Jerah, and Jon are joined by NaTonia Monét (Tina: The Tina Turner Musical, PonyBoi) to discuss the 2023 musical adaptation of Alice Walker's The Color Purple, directed by Blitz Bazawule from a script by Marcus Gardley. Bazawule's version stars Taraji P. Henson, Danielle Brooks, Colman Domingo, Corey Hawkins, H.E.R., and Halle Bailey. Together, James, Jerah, Jon, and Natonia explore the numbers that resonated, the staging that worked, the controversy around the film's production, and its awards prospects. SUBSCRIBE TO EXCLUSIVE CONTENT AND OUR BACK CATALOG OF 400+ EPISODES: https://app.redcircle.com/shows/7655b7ec-dc57-47c9-ab96-1a8fa02f6573/exclusive-content JOIN OUR PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/BMCJ FOLLOW BLACK MEN CAN'T JUMP [IN HOLLYWOOD]: https://twitter.com/blackmenpodcast https://www.instagram.com/blackmenpodcast BUY BLACK MEN CAN'T JUMP [IN HOLLYWOOD] MERCH: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/black-men-can-t-jump-in-hollywood Produced by Skyler Hanrath Our Sponsors: * Check out BetterHelp : betterhelp.com/JUMP * Check out Earnin and use my code Jump for a great deal: www.earnin.com Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/black-men-cant-jump-in-hollywood/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:01:16:07