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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. Produced by the Forever Dog Podcast Network.

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. Produced by the Forever Dog Podcast Network.

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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. Produced by the Forever Dog Podcast Network.

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English


Episodes

Bad Trip

5/3/2021
This week Jon, James, and Jerah review “Bad Trip.” This film is composed of pranks on the public, but also follows the main character as he chases the love of his life. The film stars Eric Andre, Lil Rel Howery, and Tiffany Haddish. Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey Listen to Black Men Can't Jump [In Hollywood] Ad-Free on Forever Dog Plus: http://foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus FOLLOW BLACK MEN CAN'T JUMP [IN...

Duration:01:30:49

Concrete Cowboy

4/26/2021
James, Jerah, and Jonathan review the 2021 Netflix film, Concrete Cowboy which is about a troubled teenage boy who is sent to live with his estranged father for the summer, and finds kinship in the close knit Black Cowboy Community in Philadelphia.The film stars Idris Elba, Caleb McLaughlin, Jharrel Jerome, Byron Bowers, Lorraine Toussaint, and Clifford “Method Man” Smith. Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey Listen to Black Men Can't...

Duration:01:17:36

2021 Academy Awards Predictions

4/19/2021
James, Jerah, and Jonathan make their picks for what movies, actors, and filmmakers will take home Oscars. Listen to Black Men Can't Jump [In Hollywood] Ad-Free on Forever Dog Plus: http://foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus 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 SUPPORT BLACK MEN CAN'T JUMP [IN...

Duration:01:34:54

Minari

4/12/2021
This week, special guest Annmarie Yoo joins Jon, James, and Jerah to review the Oscar-nominated film “Minari.” The film follows a Korean-American family as they move to rural Arkansas and work to make their dreams come true. The film stars Steven Yeun, Youn Yuh-jung, Alan S. Kim, and Han Ye-ri. Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey Listen to Black Men Can't Jump [In Hollywood] Ad-Free on Forever Dog...

Duration:01:41:57

Money Talks

4/5/2021
This week, James, Jerah, and Jonathan review the 1997 film “Money Talks,” starring Chris Tucker and Charlie Sheen. The film follows a small-time hustler and a news reporter as they flee from police and criminals. Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey Listen to Black Men Can't Jump [In Hollywood] Ad-Free on Forever Dog Plus: http://foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus FOLLOW BLACK MEN CAN'T JUMP [IN...

Duration:01:15:21

The Forty-Year-Old Version and McKinsey Report on Black Representation

3/29/2021
First, James, Jerah, and Jon talk to Sheldon Lyn, who was part of McKinsey & Company’s report on Black representation in film and television. Then, special guest Shamarah Hernandez joins to review “The Forty-Year-Old Version,” which follows a New York City playwright as she turns 40 and reinvents herself as a rapper. The film is directed by, written by, and stars Radha Blank. Black Representation Report:...

Duration:02:07:02

Raya and the Last Dragon

3/22/2021
This week special guest Kat Lerner joins James, Jerah, and Jonathan to review the Disney film “Raya and the Last Dragon.” The film follows Raya as she has to find the last dragon to unite her community and defeat the enemy for good, all by trusting. It is voiced by Kelly Marie Tran and Awkwafina and is directed by Don Hall and Carlos López Estrada. Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey Listen to Black Men Can't Jump [In Hollywood] Ad-Free...

Duration:01:25:49

MINISODE: Waiting For the World To Open

3/19/2021
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Duration:00:07:03

Coming 2 America

3/15/2021
This week James, Jerah, and Jonathan review “Coming 2 America.” The film is a sequel to the 1988 film “Coming to America,” and follows Prince Akeem of Zamunda, who discovers he has a long-lost son and goes back to the United States to unite with this new heir. The film is directed by Craig Brewer, and stars Arsenio Hall, Jermaine Fowler, and Wesley Snipes alongside Eddie Murphy. Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey Listen to Black Men...

Duration:01:55:28

The United States vs. Billie Holiday

3/8/2021
This week James, Jerah, and Jonathan review “The United States vs. Billie Holiday.” The film follows Billie Holiday, the singer, as the FBI targets her for narcotics, led by Jimmy Fletcher, with whom she had an affair. The film stars Andra Day and Trevante Rhodes, is directed by Lee Daniels, with a screenplay by Suzan-Lori Parks. Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey Listen to Black Men Can't Jump [In Hollywood] Ad-Free on Forever Dog...

Duration:01:07:49

Sylvie’s Love

3/1/2021
This week special guest Yejide Collman joins Jonathan and James to review “Sylvie’s Love.” The film follows a woman who meets an aspiring saxophonist in her father’s record store in 1950’s Harlem, and the relationships that ensue. Directed by Eugene Ashe, the film stars Tessa Thompson and Nnamdi Asomugha. Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey Listen to Black Men Can't Jump [In Hollywood] Ad-Free on Forever Dog...

Duration:01:39:34

Malcolm & Marie

2/22/2021
This week James, Jerah, and Jonathan review “Malcolm & Marie.” The film follows a film director and his girlfriend through the night of his film’s premiere as they have a series of arguments. Directed by Sam Levinson, “Malcolm & Marie” stars Zendaya and John David Washington. Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey Listen to Black Men Can't Jump [In Hollywood] Ad-Free on Forever Dog Plus: http://foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus FOLLOW BLACK...

Duration:01:41:38

Judas and the Black Messiah

2/15/2021
This week James, Jerah, and Jonathan are joined by Mamoudou N'Diaye to discuss, “Judas and the Black Messiah.” The film is about real life events surrounding the death of black activist, Fred Hampton. When William O’Neil is offered a plea deal, he infiltrates the Black Panther party to gather intelligence. The film stars Daniel Kaluuya, Lakeith Stanfield, Jesse Plemons, and Dominique Fishmack THIS EPISODE IS SPONSORED BY BETTERHELP For 10% off, visit...

Duration:01:16:36

MINISODE - VALENTINE'S DAY

2/8/2021
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Duration:00:05:52

The Little Things

2/8/2021
James, Jerah and Jonathan review John Lee Hancock’s crime thriller, “The Little Things.” The feature follows Deputy Sheriff Joe “Deke” Deacon and Sergeant Jim Baxter desperately hunting for a serial killer that’s been terrorizing Los Angeles. Disturbing secrets from Deacon’s past are revealed, including a deep obsession of finding the killer; which later rubs off on Baxter. Their desperation of finding the culprit leads them down a dangerous, reckless road, which benefits their egos more...

Duration:01:19:32

Outside the Wire

2/1/2021
This week James, Jerah, and Jonathan review, “Outside the Wire.” The Netflix film is about an android office and a drone pilot who work together to stop an international nuclear attack. It stars Anthony Mackie and Damson Idris. Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey Listen to Black Men Can't Jump [In Hollywood] Ad-Free on Forever Dog Plus: http://foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus FOLLOW BLACK MEN CAN'T JUMP [IN...

Duration:01:10:01

One Night In Miami

1/25/2021
James, Jerah, and Jonathan discuss Regina King’s feature film directorial debut, “One Night In Miami.” The film follows a fictionalized meeting of Malcolm X, Muhammad Ali, Jim Brown, and Sam Cooke after Ali’s title win in 1964. The film stars Kingsley Ben-Adir, Eli Goree, Aldis Hodge and Leslie Odom Jr. THIS EPISODE IS SPONSORED BY BETTERHELP For 10% off, visit https://www.betterhelp.com/jump Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey Listen...

Duration:01:32:23

Soul

1/18/2021
This week Jerah, James, and Jonathan are watching Pixar’s first film starring a black protagonist. 2020’s “Soul,” is about a high school music teacher who falls down a manhole after receiving news that he landed his dream job. His soul heads to the “Great Beyond,” and helps an unborn soul prepare for life on earth. It stars Jamie Foxx, Tina Fey, Phylicia Rashad, Questlove, and Angela Bassett THIS EPISODE IS SPONSORED BY BETTERHELP For 10% off, visit...

Duration:01:17:40

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

1/11/2021
James, Jerah, and Jonathan are reviewing George C. Wolfe’s 2020 film, “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,” based on August Wilson’s play. The movie follows, “The Mother of Blues.” While in a tense recording studio, she faces opposition from her ambition trumpet player and management company. It stars Viola Davis, Chadwick Boseman, Glynn Turman, Colman Domingo, and Michael Potts. THIS EPISODE IS SPONSORED BY EXPRESSVPN Visit ExpressVPN.com/HOLLYWOOD and you can get an extra 3 months FREE on a...

Duration:01:33:52

Tenet

1/4/2021
Happy New Year!! This week James, Jerah, and Jonathan discuss the highly anticipated Christopher Nolan film, “Tenet.” The action thriller film stars John David Washington as a time traveling CIA agent who is tasked with preventing World War III. It also stars Robert Pattinson, Elizabeth Debicki, Dimple Kapadia, Michael Caine, and Kenneth Branagh. Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey Listen to Black Men Can't Jump [In Hollywood] Ad-Free...

Duration:01:31:50