Saying ‘Eddie Murphy is back’ is a little insulting, but I think it’s fair to say ‘Dolemite Is My Name’ definitely leans as far into R rated Eddie Murphy as we’ve seen in a long time. Based on the come up of Rudy Ray Moore, ‘Dolemite is My Name’ on paper feels like a traditional […]
Happy MLK weekend everyone! Some of the Black Panther conversations I’ve had this week turned into ‘What other pop culture things felt like everyone had to see it right away (before we had social media)?’ Michael Jackson video premieres definitely were on the list, thus today’s choice (particularly with the cast, setting and director […]
Found out over the weekend how deeply my family in Houston was affected by one hurricane, and how old classmates are in the path of Irma. So instead of a musical diversion to start the weekend, we’re going comedy… This, has always been my favorite Eddie Murphy thing. Not ‘Coming to America’. Not ‘Raw.’ […]
It’s not the greatest movie, but Martin & Eddie did a movie together years ago. Because they really wanted to do a movie together as much as anything else. This was the theme song. Also underrated in my opinion. Enjoy!
Chris Rock’s best film so far. The comparisons to Woody Allen’s most popular films are appropriate for the most part. In this film, Chris plays an ‘alternate version of Chris Rock’: a hugely successful stand up comedian who’s successfully transitioned into mainstream Hollywood stardom. But as ‘Top Five’ starts, ‘Andre Allen’ doesn’t want to […]
Alright, I’m over here singing and humming (because I’ve been completely out of the Matrix for a few hours so I’m not caught up on the news), so let’s get this out now while I’m still buzzing. It’s the weekend. Enjoy yourselves! (maniacal laugh…)
‘Prestige Movie Season’ is about to start full blast, so let’s get one more love song out of the way for now. Many of you know this is one of my favorite songs and one of the first songs I learned on the guitar. Eddie said it pretty well yesterday: https://twitter.com/eddiemurphy/status/390196177096163328 On that note, […]