Tag Archives: eddie murphy

Coming To America (1988) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Coming To America (1988). Directed by John Landis. With Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall and James Earl Jones. Bored with underlings bowing to please and adore him, Prince Akeem of Zamunda (Murphy) gets cold feet at the elaborate ceremony of his … Continue reading

Posted in Film Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Trading Places (1983) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Trading Places (1983) Directed by John Landis. With Eddie Murphy, Dan Ackroyd, Don Ameche, Ralph Bellamy, Denholm Elliot and Jamie Lee Curtis.  Trading Places teams Saturday Night Live alumni Dan Ackroyd and Eddie Murphy – the former a snobbish commodities broker, … Continue reading

Posted in Film Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

48 Hrs. (1982) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

48 Hrs. (1982) Directed by Walter Hill. With Nick Nolte, Eddie Murphy, James Remar, Sonny Landham and Annette O Toole. Walter Hill’s 48Hrs is perhaps most notable for boasting the first big screen appearance of stand-up comic turned A-list movie star, … Continue reading

Posted in Film Reviews, Walter Hill | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Tower Heist (2011) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Tower Heist (2011) Directed by Brett Ratner. With Ben Stiller, Eddie Murphy, Tea Leoni, Casey Affleck, Alan Alda and Matthew Broderick. For a man who made his name with fast paced action comedies like Money Talks and the Rush Hour … Continue reading

Posted in Film Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment