Dolittle movie review: Robert Downey Jr tries too hard, fully aware he's signed up for a tonally inconsistent train wreck

Dolittle movie review: Robert Downey Jr tries too hard, fully aware he's signed up for a tonally inconsistent train wreck

Dolittle movie review: Robert Downey Jr tries too hard, fully aware he's signed up for a tonally inconsistent train wreck.The parallels are uncanny – Downey Jr is now a man trying to make a loveable Oscar bait-ey film after starring in a string of similar-looking action movies, and is now losing perspective on what his place in Hollywood-land is.

Why Eddie Murphy Isn't Changing His Comedy For Our Easily Offended Era

Why Eddie Murphy Isn't Changing His Comedy For Our Easily Offended Era

Eddie Murphy was quick to explain that he is going into the next phase of his career unafraid: I think if you watch Dolemite , it’s pretty clear that I’m not tiptoeing around anything.

Eddie Murphy Says Coming To America 2 Goes 'Above And Beyond' Fans' Expectations

Eddie Murphy Says Coming To America 2 Goes 'Above And Beyond' Fans' Expectations

When the actor recently appeared on Ellen , he talked about how Coming to America is still his most popular movie to date – so he felt some pressure to make the follow-up good.

‘Dolemite Is My Name’: Peter Travers Reviews Eddie Murphy Movie – Rolling Stone

‘Dolemite Is My Name’: Peter Travers Reviews Eddie Murphy Movie – Rolling Stone

He pays tribute to real-life club comic Rudy Ray Moore, a pioneer in the rude-crude-untamed humor that paved the way for him and others.In Dolemite Is My Name , Murphy plays real-life club comic Rudy Ray Moore, whose mouth was bigger than his talent.

Pilot TV Issue Preview: Marvel TV, Cillian Murphy, Helen Mirren, American Horror Story, The OA

Pilot TV Issue Preview: Marvel TV, Cillian Murphy, Helen Mirren, American Horror Story, The OA

Actors:Cillian Murphy Helen Mirren Pilot TV is back!Pilot TV looks ahead to the Disney+ shows set to explode onto your home screens.

First Trailer For Ryan Murphy's The Politician

First Trailer For Ryan Murphy's The Politician

Actors:Ryan Murphy Ian Brennan Ben Platt Gwyneth Paltrow Jessica Lange Zoey Deutch Since Netflix tempted TV show guru Ryan Murphy away from his cable channel home in the States, we've been waiting to see what the man behind American Horror Story, Pose, Feud and Glee can bring to the even less restricted world of streaming.

Netflix’s Dolemite Is My Name Trailer: Watch Eddie Murphy Lead An All-Star Cast

Netflix’s Dolemite Is My Name Trailer: Watch Eddie Murphy Lead An All-Star Cast

Unfortunately for Rudy Ray Moore, while folks seem to like his live Dolemite shows, when it comes time to put out that comedy record, naturally it’s incredibly difficult to sell and promote in 1970s America given the filthy material.

Coming to America Sequel Adds Leslie Jones, Kiki Layne, and More

Coming to America Sequel Adds Leslie Jones, Kiki Layne, and More

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Emmy-nominated actress Leslie Jones ( Saturday Night Live, 2016’s Ghostbusters ) and Kiki Layne ( If Beale Street Could Talk, The Old Guard ) have been tapped to star opposite Eddie Murphy in Paramount Pictures’ upcoming comedy sequel to Coming to America .

Wesley Snipes Joins Coming To America 2

Wesley Snipes Joins Coming To America 2

Movies:Coming to America Actors:Eddie Murphy Wesley Snipes Craig Brewer Kenya Barris James Earl Jones Leslie Jones After years in various different stages of development, the sequel to 1988 Eddie Murphy comedy Coming To America is finally gearing up to shoot.

A Quiet Place: Part II Has Started Shooting, John Krasinski Confirms

A Quiet Place: Part II Has Started Shooting, John Krasinski Confirms

Movies:A Quiet Place A Quiet Place 2 Actors:John Krasinski Emily Blunt Cillian Murphy Brian Tyree Henry With its ultra-high tension, emotional storytelling, and smart filmmaking, A Quiet Place was one of the best films of 2018 – a gripping original horror-thriller that stood perfectly alone.

Ariana Grande, Meryl Streep to Star in Netflix’s Ryan Murphy-Produced ‘The Prom’ Musical

Ariana Grande, Meryl Streep to Star in Netflix’s Ryan Murphy-Produced ‘The Prom’ Musical

Filming will begin in December and feature a star-studded cast, including Meryl Streep , Ariana Grande , Nicole Kidman, James Corden, Andrew Rannells, Awkwafina and Keegan-Michael Key. The Prom opened on Broadway last year and will close this August.

Meryl Streep, Ariana Grande, Nicole Kidman, James Corden cast in Ryan Murphy's Netflix adaptation of The Prom

Meryl Streep, Ariana Grande, Nicole Kidman, James Corden cast in Ryan Murphy's Netflix adaptation of The Prom

Meryl Streep, Ariana Grande, Nicole Kidman, James Corden cast in Ryan Murphy's Netflix adaptation of The Prom. Clockwise from left - Meryl Streep, Ryan Murphy, Awkwafina, Nicole Kidman, James Corden and Ariana Grande.

The 10 Best Eddie Murphy Movies, Ranked

The 10 Best Eddie Murphy Movies, Ranked

Harlem Nights is filled with hilarious performances by some of the biggest names in comedy history; names like Red Foxx, Della Reese, Arsenio Hall, Richard Pryor, and of course, Eddie Murphy himself.

Chris Evans’ ‘Infinite’ Gets 2020 Summer Release Date

Chris Evans’ ‘Infinite’ Gets 2020 Summer Release Date

Earlier this year, Paramount had set the Aug. 7, 2020, for its untitled sequel to the 1988 Murphy comedy “Coming to America .” The studio hired “Hustle & Flow” helmer Craig Brewer to direct the project.

Keanu Reeves' John Wick 3 Circuit Workout Actually Looks Pretty Easy

Keanu Reeves' John Wick 3 Circuit Workout Actually Looks Pretty Easy

So trainer Patrick Murphy's job was to come up with a John Wick workout routine that would build up 54-year-old Keanu Reeves's muscle endurance without overtaxing him.

Вбивство священного оленя (2017)

Вбивство священного оленя (2017)

At first, expensive gifts and then an invitation for dinner will soon earn the orphaned teenager the approval of Dr Steven's perfect family, even though right from the start, a vague, yet unnerving feeling overshadows Martin's honest intent.

Netflix Acquires Tribeca Doc ‘Circus of Books,’ Exec Produced by Ryan Murphy (EXCLUSIVE)

Netflix Acquires Tribeca Doc ‘Circus of Books,’ Exec Produced by Ryan Murphy (EXCLUSIVE)

Netflix Acquires Tribeca Doc ‘Circus of Books,’ Exec Produced by Ryan Murphy (EXCLUSIVE). Netflix and Murphy already have strong ties after the mega-producer signed a massive deal with the streaming service following his exit from 20th Century Fox TV.

Ryan Murphy Announces Boys in the Band Netflix Movie

Ryan Murphy Announces Boys in the Band Netflix Movie

Ryan Murphy announces Boys in the Band Netflix movie. Yesterday, Murphy (via THR) to announce the feature film, which will stream exclusively on Netflix.“ The Broadway cast of BOYS was so important to me, and as equally groundbreaking as Mart Crowley’s seminal work.

The Prom Broadway Musical Getting Film Adaptation at Netflix

The Prom Broadway Musical Getting Film Adaptation at Netflix

The Broadway hit was directed and choreographed by Tony Award winning director Casey Nicholaw ( The Book of Mormon, Aladdin ).RELATED: American Horror Story Season 9 Title Revealed!

American Horror Story's Season 9 Title Revealed With A Creepy New Video

American Horror Story's Season 9 Title Revealed With A Creepy New Video

It's been a while since American Horror Story fans had something to get excited about, seeing as how Apocalypse ended back in November, and the only big news we've heard about Season 9 is that Evan Peters isn't involved.

A Quiet Place: Cillian Murphy Joins The Sequel

A Quiet Place: Cillian Murphy Joins The Sequel

Most of the plot details for the new movie are under wraps, but The Hollywood Reporter has heard that Murphy will play a man with mysterious intentions who joins the family unit.

A Quiet Place 2 Has Found Its First New Star

A Quiet Place 2 Has Found Its First New Star

John Krasinski returns to direct and write the sequel, but this time the Abbott family will be joined by a new face: Cillian Murphy. The film followed the Abbotts, who must find a way to survive and raise their family in a dangerous world.

Cillian Murphy in Talks to Join John Krasinski’s ‘A Quiet Place’ Sequel

Cillian Murphy in Talks to Join John Krasinski’s ‘A Quiet Place’ Sequel

Cillian Murphy in Talks to Join John Krasinski’s ‘A Quiet Place’ Sequel. Irish actor Cillian Murphy is in talks to join John Krasinski ’s “A Quiet Place ” sequel along with Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds, and Noah Jupe.

Cillian Murphy's Odds To Play James Bond Have Gone Way Up

Cillian Murphy's Odds To Play James Bond Have Gone Way Up

The question of who the next James Bond will be will exist until there is one, and right now the odds on Cillian Murphy getting the role just got a lot better.

Coming To America 2 Nails Down Official Release Date

Coming To America 2 Nails Down Official Release Date

As mentioned, Eddie Murphy will reprise his role as Prince Akeem in Coming To America 2 , and the story will apparently begin with him living back at home in Zamunda.

Eddie Murphy to return as Prince Akeem in Coming to America sequel; film will release on 7 August 2020

Eddie Murphy to return as Prince Akeem in Coming to America sequel; film will release on 7 August 2020

Eddie Murphy to return as Prince Akeem in Coming to America sequel; film will release on 7 August 2020 Eddie Murphy's Coming to America long awaited sequel has landed a summer 2020 release date.

Coming To America Sequel Release Date Set for 2020

Coming To America Sequel Release Date Set for 2020

The upcoming sequel will mark the second collaboration between Brewer and Murphy, who filmed the upcoming biographical comedy Dolemite is My Name last year which is expected to hit Netflix sometime this year.

Autlook Boards Sales on PJ Harvey Panorama Film ‘A Dog Called Money’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Autlook Boards Sales on PJ Harvey Panorama Film ‘A Dog Called Money’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Murphy said “A Dog Called Money” is a film essay about the creative process. A very intimate journey into the most creative moments of an outstanding musician.” Murphy wrote, directed, and produced the film.

Billy Eichner Teams With Judd Apatow, Nick Stoller for Romantic Comedy

Billy Eichner Teams With Judd Apatow, Nick Stoller for Romantic Comedy

On the TV front, he’s starring in Season 2 of Netflix’s “Friends From College” and recently appeared in Ryan Murphy’s “American Horror Story: Apocalypse.” Stoller’s directing credits include “Forgetting Sarah Marshall,” “Neighbors,” “Get Him to the Greek,” and “Storks.” He’s the co-creator of “Friends from College.” Apatow’s producing credits include “The Big Sick,” “Bridesmaids,” “This Is 40,” “Trainwreck,” and “Funny People.” Eichner is represented by UTA, 3 Arts and Ziffren Brittenham.

Double Dragon (1994): 2 Disc Special Edition [Blu-Ray/DVD]

Double Dragon (1994): 2 Disc Special Edition [Blu-Ray/DVD]

As an artifact of the decade, it’s a fun tribute to everything 1990’s (Mark Dacascos and Scott Wolf!), as a video game movie it’s a fascinating example of what not to do, and as an action movie it’s a serviceable amalgam of martial arts, comedy, science fiction, post apocalyptic fantasy, and chop socky schlock.