Articles tagged martin lawrence

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.

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15 Jun 2008 // 9:30 AM

Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins

There is a fine line between realism and the ridiculous. Put another way, when dealing with ethnic archetypes, it is easy to confuse truth with

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7 Mar 2008 // 1:10 AM

College Road Trip

College Road Trip' real focus is the treacherous, slippery ground of middle school girldom, where BFFs rule and even the coolest parents are a social liability.

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7 Feb 2008 // 11:55 PM

Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins

There's a not bad movie inside of Welcome Home, briefly visible in the quiet center provided by Margaret Avery, especially.

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2 Mar 2007 // 2:57 AM

Wild Hogs (2007)

From the director responsible for Van Wilder, Wild Hogs is another thudding men-will-be-boys saga, this time populated by middle-agey stereotypes.

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1 Jul 2005 // 1:00 AM

Rebound (2005)

Martin Lawrence's entrance into the lucrative kiddie flick arena never figures how to handle his vibrant spacticity.

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9 Dec 2003 // 1:00 AM

Bad Boys II (2003)

In almost every way, Bad Boys II is larger, louder, and longer than the original. It is also more of the same.

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17 Jul 2003 // 1:00 AM

Bad Boys II (2003)

For this invasion, they need extra firepower and get it, including useful high tech surveillance courtesy of the CIA: this is Bad Boys II's most outrageous fantasy, that this agency has its act together.

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2 Jun 2003 // 1:00 AM

National Security (2003)

Endeavors to complicate the standard black-white buddy dynamic.

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16 Jan 2003 // 1:00 AM

National Security (2003)

Endeavors to complicate the standard black-white buddy dynamic.

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What’s the Worst That Could Happen? (2001)

Martin Lawrence and Danny DeVito are doing that non-mating mating dance that buddy characters tend to do, with too much spastic energy and not nearly enough inspiration.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Black Knight (2001)

PULL.

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Big Momma’s House (2000)

But of course, all this genderfuck is just warm-up for Malcolm/Big Momma's dilemmas when it comes to sex.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Blue Streak (1999)

Martin Lawrence's signature punchline is all about survival. Typically delivered with exuberance and not a little self-satisfaction, the line reflects his thrill at getting over. It reflects his fans' thrill as well: they're happy to see their boy survive and, even better, succeed.

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Truth and Other Restrictions: 'True Detective' - Episode 7 - "Black Maps and Motel Rooms"

// Channel Surfing

"Series creator Nic Pizzolatto constructs the entire season on a simple exchange: death seems to be the metaphysical wage of knowledge.

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