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Dolemite Is My Name
Monday, Sep. 30, 2019
For the amount of cursing, vulgarity and nudity in "Dolemite Is My Name," it might come as a surprise that it's actually a rather sweet and heartfelt film. "Dolemite" is not here to shock and scandalize. It's simply a loving, R-rated portrait of Rudy Ray Moore, a nobody who had the guts to...
Monday, Sep. 9, 2019
It took Eddie Murphy more than a decade to get a movie made about Rudy Ray Moore. Judging by the response to the film at the Toronto International Film Festival, the wait was worth it.
"Dolemite Is My Name" drew some of the best reviews of Murphy's career, following the film's premiere...
Wednesday, Sep. 4, 2019
When a movie first comes in contact with an audience, strange things can happen. Take, for instance, the case of "Dolemite," Rudy Ray Moore's classic 1975 Blaxploitation film.
A shambling, cheaply made, mostly non-professional production seemed surely headed for the dustbin before a...