Mike Sargent Co-Founder and Co-President of the Black Film Critics Circle (BFCC ), chief film critic for WBAI Radio and Host of it’s weekly film review program, Reelworld, and popular late night radio show/Podcast, Niteshift. Mike was also the host & creator of Arise On Screen, Arise Network’s weekly global movie review & interview show and was the first African-American hosted film review television show ever. Additionally, Mike writes for Scriptmag.com and is a frequent guest critic appearing on PBS Newshour, Fox Business News, Al Jazeera, Yahoo finance, Pix11 and others.
In this weeks episode of the world’s-fastest-movie-review podcast Jackson and Mike review two new films. ‘ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI’ About one night in February of 1964, in Miami, Cassius Clay joins Jim Brown, Sam Cooke and Malcom X, and they discuss the responsibility of being successful black men during the civil rights movement. Starring Kingsley Ben-Adir, Eli Goree, Aldis Hodge, Leslie Odom Jr.. And a quick review of ‘THE MARKSMAN’ about a former Marine whose peaceful existence soon comes crashing down when he tries to protect a boy on the run from members of a vicious cartel. Starring Liam Neeson, Katheryn Winnick, Juan Pablo Raba, Teresa Ruiz.
This week we are visited by filmmakers Gerard Bush and Christopher Renz (a.k.a Bush + Renz) who directed 'Antebellum,' arguably the most polarizing film of 2020. But in the aftermath of the recent Capitol riots, we revisit the uncomfortable beauty of 'Antebellum' with the duo. Plus, Mike and Jack give their Brown and Black takes on the Kamala Harris and Vogue backlash, and they ask why are so many white women wanting to pass as Latinas? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
In this weeks episode of the world’s-fastest-movie-review podcast Jackson and Mike review two new films. ‘HERSELF’ about a young mother who escapes her abusive husband, fights back against a broken housing system and sets out to build her own home. Starring Clare Dunne, Harriet Walter and Conleth Hill. And a quick review of ‘PIECES OF A WOMAN’ about a Boston couple on the verge of parenthood whose lives change irrevocably when a home birth ends in unimaginable tragedy. Starring Vanessa Kirby, Shia LaBeouf, and Ellen Burstyn.
Happy 2021 everyone! Or is it? On this first episode of the new year, Jack and Mike assess the white coordination attacks of the Capitol Hill takeover. White politicians are in on it, white law enforcement is in on it, white America is in on it. So what does this mean for Brown & Black folks? How do we get the same privilege without getting shot, paralyzed or arrested for standing up? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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Sep 20th, 1981
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