Movie Club – Representing – Hustle & Flow (2005)

September 2021 has lead Jonathan (@berkreviews) and Corey (@coreyrstarr) to look outside the majority of the Hollywood system. This month, all of the movies are featuring more diverse casts, stories, or directors. Following the normal guidelines for the selection of the movies, the two looked for films they hadn’t seen but for some reason piqued their interest.

As far as the podcast goes, each episode features an in-depth review of the movie for the week. They begin with a spoiler-free review before diving in completely after the needed spoiler warning. However, before getting into the review of the week, Jonathan and Corey discuss what other movies they’ve seen since the last episode as well as anything else they feel like discussing. To help them decide which of the many films to watch each month they started creating themes for them all.

Week 1 – Hustle & Flow (2005)

IMDb.com Synopsis: With help from his friends, a Memphis pimp in a mid-life crisis attempts to become a successful hip-hop emcee.

Written and directed by Craig Brewer

Cast:

  • Terrence Howard
  • Ludacris
  • Anthony Anderson
  • Taryn Manning
  • Taraji P. Henson
  • DJ Qualls

REPRESENTING – Sweetheart (2019) Berkreviews Movie Club

September 2021 has lead Jonathan (@berkreviews) and Corey (@coreyrstarr) to look outside the majority of the Hollywood system. This month, all of the movies are featuring more diverse casts, stories, or directors. Following the normal guidelines for the selection of the movies, the two looked for films they hadn't seen but for some reason piqued their interest.  As far as the podcast goes, each episode features an in-depth review of the movie for the week. They begin with a spoiler-free review before diving in completely after the needed spoiler warning. However, before getting into the review of the week, Jonathan and Corey discuss what other movies they've seen since the last episode as well as anything else they feel like discussing. To help them decide which of the many films to watch each month they started creating themes for them all. Week 4 – Sweetheart (2019) Jenn has washed ashore a small tropical island and it doesn't take her long to realize she's completely alone. She must spend her days not only surviving the elements, but must also fend off the malevolent force that comes out each night. Directed by J.D. Dillard Starring: Kiersey Clemons Emory Cohen Hanna Mangan Lawrence Andrew Crawford Benedict Samuel — Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/berkreviewsmovieclub/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/berkreviewsmovieclub/support
  1. REPRESENTING – Sweetheart (2019)
  2. REPRESENTING – Mother (2009)
  3. REPRESENTING – Atlantics (2019)
  4. REPRESENTING – Hustle & Flow (2005)
  5. Stream with me – The City of the Dead (1960)

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