The magnetism of Sidney Poitier is on full display in this touching drama from the 60s that blends race, social and gender politics of the day into a taught story full of characters and energy. That's what Vince says, anyway.
Vince & Len are back with emails, Stevie Wonder via Macy Gray, Nat King Cole, Della Reese becomes Michael Landon and a review of AFTER EARTH (2013) starring Will and Jaden Smith.
Turning lemons into lemonade, Len apologizes for a major boo-boo by bringing the Micheaux Missionaries a spoiler-filled and entertaining review of Warner Bros' JUSTICE LEAGUE starring Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Ezra Miller and the chests of Henry Cavill and Jason Momoa.
The Micheaux Men team with Summer and CArren of Ladies Luv Hip-Hop to talk hip-hop and hear Len say something that in hindsight was completely dead @$$ wrong and he SHOULD have his card revoked and smoked.
Gretjen Clausing of PhillyCAM's Pulling Focus brings depth, insight and discipline to the Mission plus good vibrations with a beat as she joins the Men in a review of WATTSTAX, the celebratory concert film featuring Issac Hayes, the Staple Singers, Richard Pryor and a funky chicken called Rufus.
Our Halloween Month of Bloodsuckers caps off tonight with Eddie Murphy, Angela Bassett in VAMPIRE IN BROOKLYN, directed by Wes Craven and a cog in a brief Denzel vs Eddie debate.
Wesley Snipes electrifies the screen as BLADE, the Vampire Hunting Daywalker, and single-handedly creates TWO genres of film that Hollywood continues to feast upon 20 years later. And - is this REALLY the last great Black action movie?
The Men get a welcome response to their Facebook group debut, including some celebrity feedback (oooh!) before - regrettably - getting down to the business of reviewing the rushed sequel to 1972's noble attempt at blaxploitation horror.
William Marshall strikes an imposing yet regal figure at the titular vampire of this blaxploitation classic that shamefully misses its mark but not without the actors giving their all. Most of them, anyway.
In 1982 lightning cracked the foundation of Hollywood wide open. Eddie Murphy debuts onto the movie stage in director Walter Hill's 48 HRS where, alongside a grizzled Nick Nolte, he would set the course for moviemaking for the next 30 years.
As promised and more! Presenting The Battribble's full interview with NICHELLE NICHOLS, on her legendary role in Star Trek as Lt. Uhura, dancing with Count Basie, letting loose in Truck Turner and her memories of the late Leonard Nimoy. Recorded April 2015 at The Great Philadelphia Comic-Con.
Issac Hayes, Yaphet Kotto and Star Trek's Nichelle Nichols are having so much fun chewing the scenery of 1974's TRUCK TURNER it's no wonder that Vince and Len have an equally fun time reviewing the blaxploitation classic.
Its seems that Driving Miss Daisy illicit quite a response from the Micheaux Missionaries; let's see what they think of 1992's animated feature BEBE's KIDS!
Not is this one the longest episodes of the show; it may be the most heated exchanges Vince and Len have ever had when they sit down to review the 1989 Academy Award winning Picture of the Year DRIVING MISS DAISY, starring Morgan Freeman and Jessica Tandy.
The Men of Micheaux revel in the many shades of goodness in Marvel's THE DEFENDERS before enduring the task of waiting for 'just a little something more' from Jim 'The Dragon' Kelly in BLACK BELT JONES.
The Men of Micheaux sit down with Actor/DJ DORIAN MISSICK and SIMONE MISSICK, the one and only 'Misty Knight' of Netflix and Marvel's Luke Cage and The Defenders to chop it up about the movie (and city) Detroit, Kid n Play vs Nice and Smooth, the sexuality of Halle Berry, Black Thought, Larenz Tate, Bill Bellamy and...oh yeah, we reviewed STRICTLY BUSINESS too.
It's JORDAN KAUWLING of the movie radio show Philly on Location joins the Men to revel in the warm tones, smart acting and skilled direction of Spike Lee's CROOKLYN, his greeting card to the 70s, family and growing up. Starring Alfre Woodard, Delroy Linda and Zelda Harris.
Class is in session - Acting Class that is - when a young Denzel Washington is outshine by the underrated Larry Riley and the gone-too-soon Adolph Caesar and Harold Rollins Jr. in Norman Jewison's adaptation of Charles Fuller's Pulitzer-Prize winning A SOLDIER'S STORY.
Vince and Len love New Jack City. There really is nothing to say - Enjoy!