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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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Fear of A Black Hat (1993)

Fear of A Black Hat (1993)

2020-03-2501:15:37

Vince and Len reach across the shelter-in-place to bring you their review of Rusty Cundieff's hip-hop mockumentary Fear of A Black Hat, along with their exploration of the phenomenon named Beyonce. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Vince and Len lay out their Star Trek plans for the future while Vince relives the trauma of the dreaded Romper Room. Then they pick out the weak link in Keenan Ivory Wayan’s I’M GONNA GIT YOU SUCKA. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Vince and Len read listener emails and comments, Vince plays Six Degrees of Sammy Davis Jr and then its a very surprising review of Breakin' 2 Electric Boogaloo, the sequel to Breakin' and maybe the best sequel of all sequels - really? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Breakin' (1984)

Breakin' (1984)

2020-03-0401:19:47

The Great Grits Debate is finally put to bed just a new Missionary takes a Last Dragon stance to be remembered. And the men review the dubious hip-hop black cinema 1984 classic BREAKIN'. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Django Unchained (2012)

Django Unchained (2012)

2020-02-2601:30:12

Vince and Len find that the Great Grits Debate still thrives amongst the Missionaries and (about 32-33 minutes) CRYSTINA TIME begins with their review of Quentin Tarantino's DJANGO UNCHAINED in all its problematic bloody glory. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Posse (1993)

Posse (1993)

2020-02-1901:10:19

Vince and Len follow up a ton of email from the Missionaries, including one of favorite working actors with a Star Trek drop-in; apparently the sweet grits argument continues and (about 24:00)we hit Christina Time for our review of Mario Van Peeples' POSSE. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Gang of Roses (2003)

Gang of Roses (2003)

2020-02-1201:11:07

Vince and Len review a list of the ‘Greatest Male Vocalists of All-Time” before they review one of the all time ‘something-something’ of westerns - 2003’s GANG OF ROSES with Monica Calhoun, Lisa Ray and a sorely missed version of Lil Kim. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The Men of Micheaux devote Black History Month to OUR great Westerns, starting with a film by Sidney Poitier that flips the Harry Belafonte switch in Len’s noggin as he goes all in for Buck and The Preacher. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Three The Hard Way (1974)

Three The Hard Way (1974)

2020-01-2901:39:501

Vince and Len are stunned at the brawny brutality of 1974's THREE THE HARD WAY which Fred Williamson revels in, Jim Brown tolerates and Jim Kelly...he's in the movie too. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Vince is forced to audible from Sammy Davis Junior to Leonard Jackson and the Missionaries are the beneficiaries of the call as the 70s family comedy Five On The Black Hand Side proves as endearing today as yesterday. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Black Caesar (1973)

Black Caesar (1973)

2020-01-1501:08:46

Vince and Len are back in the studio for a tasty slice of listener emails, a look into the origins of Michigan J Frog and a review of Black Caesar, 1973's gangster vehicle for The Hammer, Fred Williamson. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The Men kick off 2020 with a review of the socio-noir Queen & Slim, the impressive directorial debut of Melina Matsoukas starring Daniel Kaluuya and Jodie Turner-Smith. Special guest Maori Holmes of the BlackStar Film Festival. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The Micheaux Mission returns with the Black Tribbles for a provocative and polarizing discussion on HBO's WATCHMEN. Points are raised, countered and the conversation is intense. Thank you Damien Lindelof, Regina King, Jean Smart, Louis Gossett Jr. and others. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Vince and Len take an evening to answer emails about Whoopi Goldberg, Jennifer Lewis and The Preacher's Wife, share their regretful reviews, Len flips on Harry Belafonte, reveal the tale of the dreaded Curse of the Meteor Man and FRIDAY The Musical must happen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The Preacher's Wife (1996)

The Preacher's Wife (1996)

2019-12-1101:04:45

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)

2019-12-0401:23:34

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
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