Jerah Milligan's episodes

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Black Men Can't Jump Set It Off ft. Tanisha Long

February 17, 2017

Guest Tanisha Long (MTV’s Girl Code) joins as we review the 1996 film Set It Off starring powerhouses Jada Pinkett Smith, Vivica A. Fox, Queen Latifah and newcomer (at the time) Kimberly Elise. The film, directed by F. Gary Gray, …

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Black Men Can't Jump The Joy Luck Club ft. Gaby Wilson

February 3, 2017

Gaby Wilson (MTV) drops by to review the 1993 film Joy Luck Club directed by Wayne Wang starring Ming-Na Wen and Rosalind Chao. This week’s episode is brought to you by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com) offer code: JUMP …

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Black Men Can't Jump Sleepless

January 27, 2017

Jaime Foxx is back in the leading role with the new film Sleepless, a 2017 remake of a French film “Sleepless Night”, that co-stars T.I. and Michelle Monaghan. We explore why Foxx chose this film, the depiction of a strong …

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Black Men Can't Jump Head of State

January 20, 2017

Inauguration Day is here and we are celebrating (or rather mourning) by reviewing the 2003 film Head of State, written by, directed by, and starring Chris Rock. We reflect on the premise of the film, “what would happen if a …

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Black Men Can't Jump Selma

January 13, 2017

Happy MLK Day weekend! In honor of Dr. King, we review the 2014 film Selma directed by Ava Duvernay and starring David Oyelowo. There’s much to discuss including the controversial screenwriting credit, the detailed and layered portrayal of Dr. King …

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Black Men Can't Jump Hidden Figures ft. Tessa Claire Hersh

January 6, 2017

Happy New Year! We have special guest Tessa Hersh (Refinery 29’s Riot, UCB) and are reviewing the new film Hidden Figures, starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monae about three African-American women who played integral parts …

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Black Men Can't Jump The Princess and the Frog

December 30, 2016

Special guest Caroline Martin (Broad City, Astronomy Club) joins us as we discuss our first animated feature about the one and only African-American Disney “princess”, starring Anika Noni Rose. We discuss why Disney waited so long, the high expectations of …

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Black Men Can't Jump A Madea Christmas

December 16, 2016

Hallelujer! The boys quickly revisit Tyler Perry in the form of 2013’s A Madea Christmas which also stars Tika Sumpter and Larry The Cable Guy. There is joy, anger, and bewilderment in the discussion of Christianity, lying, being the token …

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Black Men Can't Jump Moonlight ft. Ray Cordova

December 2, 2016

Special guest Ray Cordova (Astronomy Club) helps us dive into this year’s indie darling, Moonlight, starring Mahershala Ali and Trevante Rhodes. We discuss homosexuality in the black community, parents with drug addictions, black masculinity, and a bunch of other deep …

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Black Men Can't Jump Soul Food

November 25, 2016

Happy Thanksgiving! The boys discuss the 1997 holiday classic Soul Food, starring Vanessa Williams, Vivica A. Fox, and Nia Long. We discuss the nature of black families, the damaging label of “ex-convict”, the hit soundtrack, and if this film helped …

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Black Men Can't Jump Space Jam

November 18, 2016

It’s the 20th Year Anniversary of Space Jam starring Michael Jordan and we used that as an excuse to take a trip down memory lane! We explore the impact Michael Jordan had on America, why Space Jam worked …

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Black Men Can't Jump Tales From The Hood

October 21, 2016

This 1995 Horror/Comedy film may not have any bonafide stars, but did have the backing of Spike Lee’s production company 12 Acres and a Mule, plus the bragging rights as one of the very few “scary movies” with a majority …

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Black Men Can't Jump Alien vs. Predator ft. Jermaine Fowler

October 14, 2016

Special guest Jermaine Fowler (CBS’s Superior Donuts) helps us kick off the Halloween season with the 2004 mashup sequel AVP, starring Sanaa Lathan. We discuss the portrayal of the black female heroine, whether or not AVP is a good installment …

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Black Men Can't Jump The Magnificent Seven

October 7, 2016

Denzel Washington stars in this 2016 remake of The Magnificent Seven, which in itself is a remake of the Japanese film Seven Samurai, and your boys have some thoughts. We discuss the merits of diversifying the new cast, who should …