Monday, June 6 2011
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.
Tuesday, June 7 2005
More than anything else, Richard Pryor was a confessional artist whose monologues derived from his own chaotic and frequently self-destructive life, Brother Richard testifying from the lip of the abyss.
Monday, November 15 2004
I Ain't Dead Yet doesn't pretend to be definitive; nonetheless, it is an insubstantial program about a substantial figure.