Dolemite Is My Name ★★★★

This is everything that The Disaster Artist failed to be. That film glorified an abusive creep by pretending that there was something inspiring about the story of a talentless and abysmal person stumbling upon success through stupidity and gaslighting. This presents a world where an artist with enough belief in himself and enough respect for others can create something beloved even if it isn’t good by traditional standards. At the end of the day it doesn’t matter, because they had fun doing it. Fuck yeah. 

Eddie Murphy is pure electricity and it’s thrilling to welcome him back with such a strong vehicle. Can’t wait for more.

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