Dolemite Is My Name ★★★½

Rudy Ray Moore staring in the mirror reciting his mantra, "Dolemite is my name, and fuckin' up motherfuckers is my game!" Pure comedic gold.

Not since his performance as Jimmy Early in 2006's Dreamgirls, has Eddie Murphy really sunk his teeth into a role like this one. Dolemite Is My Name to me was such a pleasant surprise. I had high expectations going in to the film that it was going to be good. At least I had hoped it would be since I found the subject matter to be intriguing. Eddie Murphy did a spectacular job as Rudy Ray Moore and the entire cast from Wesley Snipes, Keegan-Michael Key, Tituss Burgess and Craig Robinson made this truly an ensemble comedic production. This is a very funny movie with insightful forray into Rudy Ray's life and ambitions.

If you are a fan of Eddie Murphy and in the mood to laugh, I highly recommend that you check this one out.