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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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Fame (1980)

Fame (1980)

2020-06-0301:32:47

Irene Cara and the enigmatic Gene Anthony Ray outshine the highlighted stars of the gritty high school musical drama from the 80s that changed and created a film genre unto itself. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The Thing With Two Heads didn't have to be the mess that it proves to be but at least it gives the Men of Micheaux an opportunity to highlight the career of Ray Milland and the under appreciated Don Marshall. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The New Barbarians (1983)

The New Barbarians (1983)

2020-05-2001:07:26

Vince has some explaining to do after subjecting Len to the 'Mother, May I...' crucible of 1983's THE NEW BARBARIANS starring Fred Williamson and ITALY! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Vince and Len celebrate the careers of Andre Harrell of Uptown Records, 70s soul singer Betty Wright and the immortal rock & roll legend Little Richard who left us this past week in May 2020 then climb into the Navigator for a torturous Johnson Family Vacation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
James Bond the Third is a slam dunk in the classic basketball comedy of the 70s while hoop legends Julius 'Dr. J' Erving and Meadowlark Lemon leave their charisma on their home courts. Stockard Channing and Margaret Avery - do they talk about this?  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The Men of Micheaux shares their thoughts on Kenya Burris' Netflix 'original' series BlackAF before diving into the 1978 cautionary family drama A Hero Ain't Nothin But a Sandwich, starring Cicely Tyson, Paul Winfield, Larry Scott and Helen Martin as you've never seen her before. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mo' Money (1992)

Mo' Money (1992)

2020-04-2201:13:00

Damon Wayans shares the screen with brother Marlon Wayans and green-eyed temptress Stacy Dash in the action rom-com MO’ MONEY. One reviewer wishes he shared a bit of his charm with his colleagues as well. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The Men of Micheaux try to crack the code of Tyler Perry’s NOBODY’S FOOL - the code that made guest Ariell Johnson of Amalgam Comics & Coffeehouse watch the film faithfully once a week for the last month. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The Micheaux Mission celebrate their 200th episode with a special live presentation at Philadelphia's World Cafe Live with DJ Skeme Richards setting the mood for their review of 1971's SHAFT starring Richard Roundtree and directed by Gordon Parks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Vince and Len finally sit down for a full season one review of STAR TREK PICARD on CBS All-Access. 10 episodes of Trek memberberries equals two distinct points of view. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
She's Gotta Have It (1986)

She's Gotta Have It (1986)

2020-04-0101:25:18

Vince and Len take to Facebook Live to celebrate favorite filmmakers to spent the quarantine with, see what’s the fuss with Altered Carbon and debate 2020’s perspective on Spike Lee’s SHE’S GOTTA HAVE IT while reminiscing on the voice of a long lost actress. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Fear of A Black Hat (1993)

Fear of A Black Hat (1993)

2020-03-2501:15:41

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)

2020-01-2901:39:451

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
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