First Look | Beverly Hill Cop TV Series

16 03 2013


The CBS pilot of Beverly Hills Cop is now in production in Los Angeles. Writer/executive producer Shawn Ryan tweeted the first image from the set of the show featuring the original star and producer Eddie Murphy and the series’ new star, Brandon T. Jackson. Read the rest of this entry »

Casting News | Beverly Hills Cop

6 03 2013


Thirty years after the release of the blockbuster comedy, Beverly Hills Cop, Eddie Murphy is bringing the series to TV . . . with one of the film’s co-stars as well. Read the rest of this entry »

Worst Films of 2012

20 12 2012


This year in film has featured many amazing trends and captivating performances. Despite so many great films at the box office, it is the bottom-feeders of cinema that is our focus. Read the rest of this entry »

FilmGordon Radio | Boomerang

28 06 2012

This week on the BIG show, Eddie Murphy’s romantic comedy debut, Boomerang turns 20 and we’ll unveil the ten films that were voted off of the Black Reel Registry of Honor island. Read the rest of this entry »

Reel Shorts | Shrek Forever After

21 05 2010

by Kam Williams

Ogre Matches Wits with Rumpelstiltskin in Uninspired Franchise Finale
As first adapted to the screen in 2001 from William Steig’s popular children’s book, “Shrek” was an enchanting fairy tale with a marvelous moral about appreciating each other’s inner beauty. While delivering that heartwarming message, the picture kept you in stitches via the hilarious antics of the title character (Mike Myers) and his trash-talking companion, Donkey (Eddie Murphy). Although that animated adventure spawned a couple of engaging-enough sequels, judging by “Shrek Forever After” it is clear that the scriptwriters have run out of ideas for the expiring franchise.

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Murphy Still “Nutty?”

18 05 2010

One of the biggest box office stars of the 1980s, Eddie Murphy is struggling to stay relevant. The former comedy superstar has one film in the can with no distribution date and is developing a potential third “The Nutty Professor” movie, that he has to convince distributors that it could be funny. As the Notorious B.I.G. once said, “times done changed!” Read the rest of this entry »

FilmGordon Radio | 3.25.10

26 03 2010

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On the latest episode of the BIG SHOW, our colleague from The Black Box Office, Daryle Lockhart stopped by to discuss the 100th Anniversary of Black Cinema, Comic Superhero casting news our favorite Eddie Murphy movies.

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Janet and Mariah are “Colored Girls!”

24 03 2010

Writer/director/producer Tyler Perry has cast superstars Janet Jackson and Mariah Carey in his upcoming dream project, “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf.” Read the rest of this entry »