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Wednesday, June 12 2013

The Lonely Island: The Wack Album

Through comedy, the members of the Lonely Island provide another direct criticism on American subcultures and flaunt their knowledge and reverence of rap and hip hop with The Wack Album.


Friday, November 4 2011

A long-planned ‘Heist’


Monday, June 6 2011

Harlem Nights: Eddie Murphy and the Original Gangsters of Black Comedy

After a decade of uninterrupted success, Eddie Murphy ushered out the 1980s with an ambitious but shaky vanity project. Here is how the director, producer, writer and star of Harlem Nights bit off more than he could reasonably chew.


Wednesday, December 15 2010

‘Shrek: The Whole Story’: Imagine What We Would Have Missed If We Just Left Him Alone

Several ogres. Four films. One Oscar. A few notable misfires mixed in just for good measure. At the end of the day, a visit to Far Far Away is far funnier (and far more emotional) than you might expect ...


Thursday, October 14 2010

‘Saturday Night Live: The Best of Eddie Murphy’ Brings on Bursts of Genius

The umpteenth rerelease of Eddie Murphy's best SNL skits is still pure comedy gold.


Thursday, June 18 2009

Eddie Murphy Delirious: The 25th Anniversary Edition

Delivered in a box as red as the fire hydrant colored leather getup Eddie Murphy paraded around in 25 years ago, the 25th anniversary edition of the classic stand-up tour “Delirious” has arrived.


Friday, June 12 2009

Imagine That

Why anyone imagines children want to see Eddie Murphy's internal struggle may be the first question posed by Imagine That, but it's hardly the last.


Monday, April 27 2009

Summer of Same: June 2009

This month's "original" fare offers a take on a Sid and Marty Krofft classic, more battling seizure robots, and the retaking of '70s subway thriller. Everything old is new again.


Monday, April 6 2009

Coming to America

From big hair to shoulder pads, power suits to Jeri-Curl, and an omnipresent and delightfully horrific synthed-out soundtrack, this flick has a hungover Sunday on the couch written all over it.


Tuesday, March 24 2009

Part 3: The Sixth Sense to Fight Club (August - October 1999)

Films that have left a lasting impression on their creators (M. Night Shyamalan, Sam Mendes, David Fincher) make up the majority of Part Three of our Films of 1999 overview.


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Monkey Business (Part 1: May) (Features) [30.Apr.07]
Norbit (2007) (Reviews) [9.Feb.07]
Dreamgirls (2006) (Reviews) [15.Dec.06]
Eddie Murphy Raw (1987) (Reviews) [15.Sep.04]
Shrek 2 (2004) (Reviews) [20.May.04]
The Haunted Mansion (2003) (Reviews) [4.Dec.03]
Daddy Day Care (2003) (Reviews) [8.May.03]
I Spy (2002) (Reviews) [31.Oct.02]
Showtime (2002) (Reviews) [14.Mar.02]
Shrek (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Shrek (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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