Dolemite Is My Name

In The 1970’s, stand-up comedian, singer and actor Rudy Ray Moore, became a cult figure for a character he created known as Dolemite. A sharp-tongued kung-fu-fighting womanizing nightclub owner who tells off color material influenced by late comedians Richard Pryor and Redd Foxx. Rudy’s career imploded selling comedy records, touring nationwide and a film based […]

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Flashback Review: The Haunted Mansion

In 1969, three years after the death of Walt Disney or from a certain point of view of a conspiracy theorist, cryogenically frozen, Disneyland opened a new attraction called, “The Haunted Mansion.” A dark ride that lets attendees participate in a voyage by entering the mansion filled with ghosts, creepy imagery, among other mysteries surrounding […]

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Flashback Review: Mulan (1998)

After “The Lion King” earned universal acclaim from critics and movie goers alike. Disney brainstormed an idea upon reading a Chinese poem titled, “The Song Of Fa Mu Lan,” Disney began development on their next project based on the poem by expanding it into a screenplay. During a four year gap of development, they did […]

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Flashback Review: Daddy Day Care

In the early 1990’s, Eddie Murphy’s career has began to deteriorate, due to a string of critical disappointments one film after another. It wasn’t until 1996, when his career literally gained a couple of pounds by starring in the sci-fi comedy, “The Nutty Professor.” This was the movie that defibrillated his reputation which gained him […]

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