Dolemite Is My Name

Funny is funny. People often go to Los Angeles to chase their dreams and become stars. The sad truth is, only few get what they’re after, relegated to a lifetime of serving, office administration, or in the case of Rudy Ray Moore (Eddie Murphy), an assistant manager at a record store where he can’t even […]

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Dolemite

Karate master and street hustler…just not a wearer of cotton draws. That’s Dolemite (Rudy Ray Moore), a suave pimp with a full harem of females who follow his every step. Currently, the man is serving 20 years after being found in possession of narcotics. He was framed by his rival, one Willie Green (D’Urville Martin), […]

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Hustlers (2019)

All Hustlers are simply products of their environments. The year is 2007. In need of a steadier payday to improve her life and her grandmother’s, stripper Destiny (Constance Wu) makes the move to work at a popular gentlemen’s club in Queens. It’s an adjustment, for the clientele at this club are different than the clientele […]

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The Farewell (2019)

It’s never goodbye. Out in New York City, Billi (Awkwafina) has resided for quite some time with her mother Jian (Diana Lin) and father Haiyan (Tzi Ma). She loves China, but they left when she was very young for better financial opportunity in the states, as well as better future prospects for Billi. Never saying […]

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The Art of Self-Defense

Masculinity. It’s what’s for dinner. 35-year old Casey (Jesse Eisenberg) is the cookie-cutter, mild-mannered accountant working in Corporate America that gets no respect and is a walking place mat that many step over. He lives by himself, with only a dog keeping him company. When his dog needs food, Casey walks to the store to […]

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Stuber

Only because “Stulyft” doesn’t roll off the tongue. LAPD Officer Vic (Dave Bautista) is one of the good cops in a sea of bad blue. He’s grizzled, gutsy, and simply knows how to get the job done. His successful law enforcement career has come at the expense of a sound personal life; he and budding […]

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Shaft (2019)

The Holy Shaftity. Private detective John Shaft II (Samuel L. Jackson) has always been a sex machine to all the chicks, balancing his need for exacting the law with lust. Destined to forever be a childless bachelor? No. In 1989, he and Maya (Regina Hall) were not only married, they had a son, of course […]

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Long Shot (2019)

So you’re telling me there’s a chance? A successful presidential term is only as successful as the people of who the man in charge surrounds himself with. For bumbling President Chambers (Bob Odenkirk), one of those people is Secretary of State Charlotte Field (Charlize Theron), a woman of immense poise, intellect, and beauty. Wanting to […]

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The Best of Enemies (2019)

The enemy of my enemy is my friend. The mid-50’s and 60’s saw incremental improvement in the overall social standing for African-Americans, though there are still battles to be fought as the calendar turns into the 70’s. Activist Ann Atwater (Taraji P. Henson) continues to fight in 1971 Durham, North Carolina, earning the nickname “Roughhouse” […]

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Isn’t It Romantic (2019)?

Can always use more of Vanessa Carlton’s A Thousand Miles. At an early age, a once-idealistic view on love existed in the heart of Natalie (Rebel Wilson). That is, until her mother informed her, rather bluntly, that the type of things seen in Pretty Woman,┬áSleepless in Seattle, any J. Lo movie, and the like don’t […]

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