Call for Essays About Any Aspect of Popular Culture, Present or Past

Brian Robbins


Tuesday, April 29 2008

The Return of the Popcorn Circus: July 2008

And it just doesn't stop. If part two in this three-ring play was packed with well hyped product, July just keeps the receipt treats coming.


Tuesday, July 17 2012

That Eddie Murphy Movie Where He Doesn’t Talk: 'A Thousand Words'

We all know Eddie Murphy needs to be free to speak his mind, but that's not the downfall of this jumbled mess of a movie.

Thursday, July 10 2008

Meet Dave

Meet Dave is "Eddie Murphy in Eddie Murphy," literally, metaphorically, exhaustively.

Thursday, February 8 2007

Norbit (2007)

In the poster, he looks squished and distressed, she looks furious, as if daring you not to get the joke built into the very concept of Multiple Murphys.

Monday, July 5 2004

The Show (1995)

'Hip-hop to me,' says Dr. Dre, 'is a way out.'"

Sunday, June 27 2004

The Perfect Score (2004)

As Kyle's nightmare indicates, The Perfect Score includes a rudimentary political critique of the U.S. educational and testing system.

Birds of Prey [14.Oct.02]
Hardball (2001) [31.Dec.94]


Friday, September 14 2012

'A Thousand Words'

And just a few more.

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