Ep 53 - Straight Out Of Brooklyn (1991) Director Matty Rich leans on his Brooklyn community and the burgeoning stardom of actor Lawrence Guillard Jr. (The Wire, The Walking Dead) to tell the story of a complicated family living thru extraordinary personal strife. The 1991 Sundance Film Festival favorite gets the Micheaux treatment.
Old Hollywood's Forgotten Filmmaker "Buccaneer: James Stuart Blackton and the Birth of American Movies (Rowman & Littlefield, 2016) by Donald Dewey exposes the man created the first movie studio, adopted the system of making movie stars, and pioneered film animation. This man was James Stuart Blackton, who not only did all of the aforementioned but was also the first to yell 'action' and 'cut' while making movies."
Ep 40 - Tales From The Hood (1995) by Micheaux Mission on SoundCloud The Graveyard Shift Sister herself - ASHLEE - returns to lead Len and Vince in a spirited review of Rusty Cundieff and Darin Scott's TALES FROM THE HOOD . For more Ashlee, check out her podcast GIRLS WILL BE GHOULS https://girlswillbeghouls.wordpress.com
Ep 52 - Coonskin (1975) Counter culture animator Ralph Bakshi mixes live action with incendiary cartoon images to create a daring controversial satire on African American life in the big city...or is it a stab into the gut of great mafia romance of the seventies? Or is it just a mess and a miss? The Men of Micheaux discuss, for your edutainment.