Pantheon Plus: Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Jerome and Brian end their discussion of Chadwick Boseman’s filmography by discussing his final live action performance. They also discuss the controversial 2021 Academy Awards and how some of the very themes of this film connect to currency events in the entertainment industry.

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Jerome’s 100 Favorite Movies Ever: Philadelphia

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The Movie: Philadelphia (1993)

One Sentence Plot Summary: At a time when people did not understand AIDS and carried even more homophobia, Jonathan Demme crafted a relatable movie with two of the best modern actors and a Hall of Fame musician.

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Jerome’s 100 Favorite Movies Ever: Malcolm X

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The Movie: Malcolm X (1992)

One Sentence Plot Summary: In one of the greatest biopics ever produced, Spike Lee presents the entire adult life of Malcolm X in an opus that still has a disturbing amount of relevance today. 

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There Will Be Movies – Episode 3: Training Day

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Ben Phillips & Matt Waters present 25 of their favourite movies from a given decade, kicking things off with Volume 1: 2000 – 2009.

While this may be one of the more controversial entries on our list due to a reasonably shaky script how does one overlook the towering performance of Denzel Washington? Let’s discuss!

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