The 2015 indy film Tangerine rewrites the Hollywood playbook on representation and presentation with a slice of transgender life in the offbeat madcap tradition of the great comedies of yesteryear, created on the iPhones of tomorrow.
Vince and Len sit down for an official Binge Lounge as they take a look into some insane Saturday Morning Cartoon conspiracy theories and open up old legends.
Just in time for a spot review of both Incredibles 2 and the timely remake of Superfy, Vince & Len sink their teeth into the iconic 1972 original starring the ever-smooth Ron O'Neill.
Kerry Washington swaps Scandals for Swindling in the heist film wrapped around a family drama from writer-director Demane Davis and boy, is it good!
The director duo of Allen and Albert Hughes hit it out the park with their gut-wrenching debut film, 1993's gangland tale MENACE II SOCIETY with career defining roles from Tyrin Turner, Larenz Tate, Jada Pinkett-pre-Smith and timely cameos.
Vince and Len visit their own backdoor in their review of Philly's own Beanie Siegel and Memphis Bleek in 2002's hip-hop crime 'video' STATE PROPERTY, the movie that may have sealed the fate of Jay-Z and Damon Dash's Roc-A-Fella empire.
Writer/Producer Tyler Perry has become a very divisive figure in African-American hollywood culture with 'Madea' stamped as his branded logo. It all began in the melodramatic comedy DIARY OF A MAD BLACK WOMAN starring Kimberly Elise, Steven Harris and a wig of braids.
West Side Story. Guys and Dolls. Bye Bye Birdie. Vince and Len reveal their hidden feelings about the so-called '"Great American Musicbook" before Vince unleashes the here-to-fore-unknown-to-Len insanity that is SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS! Enjoy this Binge Lounge quickie!
Wesley Snipes makes his claim as THE action hero of the 90s with 1992's PASSENGER 57. He's having a ball but do the director, co-stars and script let him down? CH'MON!!!
Its MAY I HAVE ANOTHER month as Vince and Len settle in for some truly bad movies. First up - Kevin Hart, Method Man, Snoop Dogg and Sofis Vegara in SOUL PLANE.
Vince and Len share a table at Amalgam Comics & Coffeehouse to pick apart the quintessential Eddie Murphy - 1989's HARLEM NIGHTS - starring Murphy, Redd Foxx, Della Reese, Jasmine Guy and the ghost of Richard Pryor.
After reading their feedback from the Missionaries, Vince leads Len into a dissection of the loosely science fictional blaxploitation flick WELCOME HOME, BROTHER CHARLES.
Vince and Len review one of the most slept on films of 2016 - Colm McCarthy's THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS - featuring mesmerizing performances by Sennia Nenua and Glenn Close.
Len drops a mea culpa and we finally hear from the Missionaries on Tyler Perry and more. Then the Men of Micheaux review Will Smith's 2004 sci-fi thriller I, ROBOT.
The Men of Micheaux really like ATTACK THE BLOCK and really want to talk all about the film debut of Star Wars' John Boyega but first they - code for Len - has to get a big slice of ACRIMONY off his chest! Edited for impressionable ears.
Stephanie Humphrey aka TECH-LIFE STEPH comes to the Mission complete with Krush Groove stories, Force MD riffs, a killer crossover, Facebook insight and a Loves Jones for LOVE & BASKETBALL that is insatiable!
Sidney Poitier brings his A-game and his checkbook to the under appreciated BROTHER JOHN, an interesting drama from 1971 that has resonance that continues to shine today. Or so we think.
RICHARD PRYOR has his name above the title and leading our review of 1977's WHICH WAY IS UP? costarring the underrated Lonette McKee and Margaret Avery. Plus A Wrinkle in Time vs Black Panther, Duck-Duck-Hen, The Missicks and 'passing for Indian.'
STEPHANIE RENEE, the irrepressible Vibe Mistress of the long running music podcast Soul-Sanctuary puts one of her favorite romantic comedies - LOVING JEZEBEL with Hill Harper and Nicole Ari Parker - on the chopping block and one o the Men is particularly 'hangry!'