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Black Men Can't Jump BMCJ Game Show (Live at SXSW)

March 21, 2017

A special Live episode from Austin’s SXSW Festival: the boys test the audience’s knowledge of black lead films as fans compete for prizes to see who’s really down for the cause.

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Black Men Can't Jump Drumline

March 14, 2017

Nick Cannon burst onto the scene in the early 2000’s with the surprise hit film Drumline, also starring Zoe Saldana and Orlando Jones. So why did Nick Cannon not become “the next Will Smith”? We discuss this, “black” marching bands, …

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Black Men Can't Jump Queen of Katwe

March 7, 2017

A Disney produced film with an all black cast, two female leads and a woman of color director? We review 2016’s Queen of Katwe starring Lupita Nyong’o, David Oyelowo and new comer Madina Nalwanga. We talk about the importance of …

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Black Men Can't Jump Get Out

February 28, 2017

The boys review Get Out (2017) – Jordan Peele’s thriller starting Daniel Kaluuya, Marcus Henderson, LilRel Howery and Betty Gabriel. We discuss how micro aggressions turn into horror elements, the insane quality of these performances, and why there should have …

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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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High and Mighty Episode 89: Bad Boys 2 w/ Black Men Cant Jump

February 15, 2017

gabrus is joined by the hosts of the black men cant jump podcast (jonathan braylock, james III, and Jerah Milligan) to talk about auter Michael Bay’s seminal film Bad Boys 2. They also answer the hard hitting questions like… …

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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 …