DOLEMITE IS MY NAME

Showings

Chauncey -Theater 1 Fri, Oct 25 2:30 PM
Chauncey -Theater 1 Fri, Oct 25 8:00 PM
Chauncey -Theater 1 Sat, Oct 26 2:30 PM
Chauncey -Theater 1 Sat, Oct 26 8:00 PM
Chauncey -Theater 1 Sun, Oct 27 2:30 PM
Chauncey -Theater 1 Sun, Oct 27 8:00 PM
Chauncey -Theater 1 Mon, Oct 28 8:00 PM
Chauncey -Theater 1 Tue, Oct 29 8:00 PM
Chauncey -Theater 1 Wed, Oct 30 8:00 PM
Chauncey -Theater 2 Thu, Oct 31 9:00 PM
Series Info
Series:New Release Films
Film Info
Rating:R
Runtime:118 minutes
Director:Craig Brewer
Year Released:2019
Production Country:USA
Language:English

Description

"Like Rudy Ray Moore himself, Dolemite Is My Name is sometimes brash, always good-natured, proudly imperfect and endlessly entertaining." - AV Club

"Come for the cast and the costuming, stay for a truly fantastic film experience. Don't sleep on this one." - Film Inquiry

"Eddie Murphy's best performance. A joy." - Vital Thrills

OFFICIAL SELECTION: Toronto International Film Festival

Eddie Murphy portrays real-life legend Rudy Moore, a struggling singer and comedian working in a record store in early-1970s Hollywood. Every type of hustler populates the neighborhood, most with a wicked repertoire of obscene insults. Moore begins picking up their patter, drawn from the rich African-American tradition of "the dozens." He creates a stage character, Dolemite the pimp, records some especially profane routines, and soon rockets from shop clerk to ghetto superstar. It's not long before he starts making movies.

With a cast that includes Craig Robinson, Keegan-Michael Key, Da'Vine Joy Randolph, Tituss Burgess, and some standout surprise cameos, Dolemite Is My Name is a celebration of Black creativity from one of comedy's greatest entertainers. Synopsis by Cameron Bailey

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