Eddie Murphy portrays real-life legend Rudy Ray Moore, a comedy and rap pioneer who proved naysayers wrong when his hilarious, obscene, kung-fu fighting alter ego, Dolemite, became a 1970s Blaxploitation phenomenon.
Typically good-spirited ribbings of a genre that left itself fairly open to satire once the sartorial fog of the 60s cleared and the cold, hard gaze of postmodernity turned to the past. Make sure to check out 'Adult Swim' produced 'Black Dynamite'!
Modern comedies following the production of shows, movies, concerts, and plays, along with all the chaos that ensues. Make sure to check out 'Opening Night', starring Topher Grace, for a fantastic musical ensemble.
Oh how the mighty have fallen - if you love Eddie Murphy do yourself a favor and only watch movies of his from before 2000. In fact, just stick to the 80s. You can't go wrong with '48 Hrs.', 'Trading Places', and 'Beverly Hills Cop'.
This eclectic collection of comedies and dramedies poke fun at the live of stars, directors, and writers in the entertainment industry; enjoy recent TV adaptation 'Entourage' all the way through Coen brothers classic 'Barton Fink'.