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Two Men. One Podcast. Every Black Film Ever Made. Len Webb and Vince Williams are on the MICHEAUX MISSION - to watch and review every Black feature film ever released.
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The Preacher's Wife (1996)

The Preacher's Wife (1996)

2019-12-1101:04:25

Denzel Washington does a pretty good Cary Grant impersonation in director Penny Marshall's sweet remake of a holiday classic; man, it's great to see funny Denzel again. Whitney Houston and Courtney B. Vance lend their names to the picture, as well.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jumpin' Jack Flash (1986)

Jumpin' Jack Flash (1986)

2019-12-0401:23:46

Whoopi Goldberg’s sophomore movie - Jumpin’ Jack Flash - features the best of late-80s Saturday Night Live plus standout actors Annie Potts and Carol Kane, not to mention the directorial debut of Penny Marshall. Sounds like a recipe for a sure-fire classic - but a classic what?Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Vince and Len bring you a special Throwback Thanksgiving edition of Micheaux as they spar in classic fashion over DRIVING MISS DAISY. Originally airing as episode 81 of the Mission, this review is fondly remembered by Missionaries from overseas to Canada.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The men of the Micheaux Mission join with Len's other podcast - those geeky Black Tribbles - to give a full reviewed analysis of HBO's critically acclaimed WATCHMEN. Spoilers and spoilish theories ahead; you've been warned.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The Men sit down with Clairesa Clay of Blerd City Con to discuss growing up as a blerd, the weather in NYC and the moving drama of THE LAST BLACK MAN IN SAN FRANCISCO.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The Road to 200 stops to take in a historic film of motion picture history to find that IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT of it all, there's a crackling good crime movie on display as well.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The Split (1968)

The Split (1968)

2019-11-0601:20:04

Len begins his journey to Three The Hard Way by investigating the scintillating crime thriller THE SPLIT starring the iconic Jim Brown. Vince has never seen the film but he's glad he did now.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Blade II (2002)

Blade II (2002)

2019-10-3001:25:17

Vince and Len are huge Wesley Snipes fans and have a fondness for the action packed vampire romp of BLADE 2 but seen through critical eyes in 2019, some aspects of the film bare questioning.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Ghost Dad (1990)

Ghost Dad (1990)

2019-10-2301:17:27

The scary thing about this exercise is that two award-winning legends were behind it being made and shaped it into the GHOST DAD of bad movies. But it makes for a fun review.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Vince and Len hit the dusty trail of cowboy shows of long ago - Why? WHO KNOWS? - and then settle down at the bar for a Night of The Living Dead from director George Romero and starring Duane Jones. Is this a Black film?Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The Micheaux Mission kicks off their annual October-feast of ghoulish delights with writer-director Wes Craven's cult fave THE PEOPLE UNDER THE STAIRS but not before letting the Missionaries know all about their epic Episode 200 coming in February 2020.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Len travels with Vince to his homeland of Baltimore to sit with comedian DARRYL CHARLES to hear his thoughts on the current state of comedy and the career of Eddie Murphy, especially when he wore the guise of The Distinguished Gentleman in 1992.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Little Woods (2018)

Little Woods (2018)

2019-09-2501:19:50

Vince and Len review the historic 2019 Emmy Award winners before deconstructing writer-director Nia DaCosta’s deconstructive western noir LITTLE WOODS starring the mesmerizing Tessa Thompson and Lily James and featuring commentary on the heartland of today and its residents.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Body and Soul (1925)

Body and Soul (1925)

2019-09-1801:21:31

We begin THE ROAD TO 200 with a stop at 1925 with our namesake - writer / director / producer / distributor Oscar Micheaux and his poignant drama Body And Soul that gave us the film debut of Paul Robeson. STAY TUNED after the episode for a bonus UNEDITED Micheaux After Dark about Movie Snacks.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Borderline (1930)

Borderline (1930)

2019-09-1101:29:47

Vince and Len discuss the old manness of Walter Mosley and the don'ts of the card game UNO before visiting the thespian Paul Robeson once again for the experimental silent film Borderline by Kenneth MacCready.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The Emperor Jones (1933)

The Emperor Jones (1933)

2019-09-0401:26:32

Vince and Len catch up on feedback and news from the Missionaries then enjoy their first foray into the filmography of Paul Robeson, the groundbreaking The Emperor Jones.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Hi De Ho (1947)

Hi De Ho (1947)

2019-08-2801:15:181

Len heard a joke from Ricky Gervais which triggers Vince into an anti-English comedy /Down with Gervais rant just before he leads the duo in a review of Cab Calloway's HI-DE-HO and his spectacular co-stars the Miller Brothers (& Lois) and the Peters Sisters.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Bright Road (1953)

Bright Road (1953)

2019-08-2101:29:23

Dorothy Dandridge stars but young Phillip Hepburn steals the spotlight in this sweet unassuming rural drama about education, love and growth...with nary a racial overtone to be found. And Harry Belafonte is in it, too.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Len returns from his Caribbean cruise vacation with perspective then joins Vince in giving in-depth perspective on the Black family sitcom throughout the years, the 'talent' of Jimmy Walker and...The Transformers?Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The Men of Micheaux welcome actor RYAN SANDS (Marvel's Runaways)  as they review Men In Black (1997) LIVE at Blerd City Con 2019 at St. Francis College in Brooklyn, NYC.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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