Who knew that 1995 would give Black America the film that keeps on giving 20 years later? Ice Cube announces himself as a creative force to be reckoned and Chris Rock shines, from a cast of stalwarts, brighter than the sun - and you know this, man! Its FRIDAY, y'all!
The Tribbles bask in the starry feats of heroic Black astronauts LELAND MELVIN, JEANETTE EPPS, ROBERT CURBEAM and more; plus a look at all this Net Neutrality mess and more!
Vince and Len of Micheaux Mission sit down with the "King of Trek" - SCOTT McNULTY of the Random Trek podcast - to review Star Trek Discovery at the mid-season mark and to completely melt the skin off of Len's face!
Whoopi Goldberg stars in the musical comedy that gave life to a Broadway adaptation, gave the world the effervescence that is Kathy Najimy and - unbeknownst to us all - the beginning of the end of Lauryn Hill. SISTER ACT is a goodie; SISTER ACT 2 is a meal! CHARMEL SIPPIO of Black and Syndicated is our guest!
The Skywalker saga returns to the screens in all its glory - Rey, Finn, Poe, Luke speaks! That darn Kylo Ren! Plus Carrie Fisher in her final appearance as Leia. Does it all come together under director Rian Johnson's learned eye? The Tribbles know! Featuring guest reviewers MIKE REYES/Cinemablend and JOHNNY DESTRUCTO/Cult Pop Go!
The Dope Science Show's STEPHANY LOWE battles California blazes to make her appointed appearance on the show to help Kennedy and the hoard kick off Spaceheads 2017 with a month by month celebration of NASA's 2017 achievements. Plus - astronaut Margaret Hamilton shows up...legoically.
EMails and convo lead JD and the BatTribble down the rabbit hole of Thanos, Daredevil, graphic novels v trade paperbacks, X-Men, Saga and much more.
The usual recap of listener feedback brings up a question of time and a list of holidays songs of a certain hue. The fun times stop when its time to review 1997's HAV PLENTY. Or do they?
Marvel Studios drops the new Avengers: Infinity War trailer. Animation director BRYAN NEWTON (Rick & Morty, Teen Titans Go!) sees dead people in LA. PhillyCAM raises money to keep the lights on. The BatTribble gets naked. This one literally has it all! Including special guests galore!
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.
JD and Len welcome Kira, Rachel and Liz into the Gutter for Justice League chatter, glory day returns, movie trailer avoidance tactics and the depths of skullduggery in the sneaking-food-into-the-movies game!
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.
The first East Coast Latino Comic Book Convention calls Philly home and creator THOMAS DELFI and organizer ADRIANA CAPLAN have the history, the backstory, the numbers, the passion to show how very vital this event will be.
Len and JD are back at the Complex with tales of Lady Monks, magic peanuts, a wish-list for DC-bound Brian Michael Bendis and a questionnaire review of the new Justice League movie. Enjoy!
Enjoy 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. Featuring our movie reviewer friends MIke Reyes of Cinemablend and LeAnne Lindsay of Tinsel & Tine.
We skipped a week but TWD didn't miss a beat. The day moves slowly but plenty on gun battles, wasted bullets and people being mowed down while spirits are getting broken and personas shattered. We see you, Ezekiel, for the first time in a long time.
The Black Tribbles battle each other for the right to represent House Tribble in the big CINESCAPE TRIVIA SHOWDOWN! Them - what makes a grown Tribble cry?
After 3 years, Isaiah crosses the threshold to become a true Black Tribble (taking some lumps in the process) just in time to reveal the secret behind the DRAGONBALL PHENOMENON.
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.
Rick leans on his lieutenants to run simultaneous hits on Savior sanctuaries with the results proving a mixed bag, to say the least. Oh Jesus!
The King of Cosplay - ERIC 'SMOKE' MORAN - teams with ROXANNE WHITNEY, noted cosplayer in her own right, for a fascinating fan-film dedicated to 90's superhero-horror media sensation, SPAWN! Oh what tricks and treats are in store for you, listener!
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.
The Tribbles return to Amalgam Comics for another spine-chilling season of AMC's The Walking Dead and more of those Dead Tribbles Talking, reviewing episode 1 of the 8th season with special guest - comedian KEITH FROM UP THE BLOCK
Award-winning filmmaker TAMIKA MILLER and festival creator CAROLYN BUTTS spool the story of the 20th ReelSIsters of the Diaspora Film Festival just author CHRIS McDONNELL uncovers the origins and inspirations behind Cartoon Network's incredible animated treasure STEVEN UNIVERSE.
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?