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    Biography Of Eddie Murphy

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    Born in Brooklyn,NY on April 3, 1961, Eddie Murphy began doing stand-up comedy as a teenager and then later joined the cast of NBC’s Saturday Night Live. At age 21, Murphy co-starred with Nick Nolte in 48 Hours and went on to further box-office success with Trading Places and Beverly Hills Cop. He continues to star in many movies, including comedies, dramas and family films. He spent his early life in the projects with his father, Charles Murphy, a New York City Police officer and amateur comedian, his mother, Lillian Murphy, a telephone operator, and his brother Charles. His parents divorced when he was three.; Five years later, his father died and his mother went into the hospital for an extended period. When Murphy was 9 years old, his…

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    step into another person’s shoes, live their life, and face little to no consequences when doing so. Twenty-eight years ago, Eddie Murphy released his ambitious and now beloved comedy, Coming to America. Coming to America follows Prince Akeem and Semmi’s journey to the unfamiliar place of Queens, New York from Zamunda, Africa in hopes to fulfill Prince Akeem’s desire to blissfully fall in love. Overall, Coming to America’s ensemble cast did an excellent job exemplifying America’s 1980’s…

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    Analysis Of Das Boot

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    It’s no wonder this film has been described as “ideologically promiscuous.” The only belief system the movie appears to subscribe to is that of the truth. Ultimately I think learning the truth of a covered-up period in history is the only way society can overcome these hard times. Part of the problem with America, it follows, is that we have never truly acknowledged the evil of slavery. Without even discussing the possibility of reparations, there are many gestures the government could make to…

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    Romantic comedies in the 80 's also tended to focus more on comedy, often included well established comedians (Analysis). Coming to America is no exception, as Eddie Murphy wrote and starred in it. This film has the most traditional romantic comedy plot and elements of the three, probably because it was made in the late 80’s, when romantic comedies were in their heyday. Despite this film having the most traditional plot, the cast is the most diverse and non-stereotypical of the three. The…

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    1..Trading Places directed by John Landis and starring Eddie Murphy and Dan Aykroyd focuses on a theme that is commonly represented in popular films. The subject of the film is the corruptness and advantage people desiring an immense amount of wealth take part in. Those seeking riches achieve it through whatever means possible, and those who are wealthy take advantage of the poor. The theme although a serious lesson is expressed through comedy. Trading Places is unique as it uses humor to teach…

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    attitude. The way they are able to commit and be so open, so vulnerable, has always intrigued me. The ability and the skill and the fearlessness one embodies in order to be able to exemplify being vulnerable in front of an audience happens to be very moving. The greats, tell the truth, and their truth, and perform from a state of oneness within themselves, where they completely let go and are free. Free of judgment, free of the idea of people pleasing. The greats are so open, that they speak on…

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    Norbit is a laugh out loud comedy film starring the famous comedian Eddie Murphy, who plays three outrageous characters in the film. The director of the film Brian Robbins, worked closely with Mr. Murphy into making this film a hysterical romantic comedy that is full of laughs and surprises. Norbit was released by DreamWorks Pictures on February 9, 2007, and hit movie theaters with a bang with its all star featured cast. The movie Norbit constructs a counter hegemonic representation of a strong…

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    After having watched The Lunchbox as well as The Piano, I've come to realize how well these movies demonstrate the correlation between love and happiness. With the help of characters like Saajan Fernandes, Ila, Ada McGrath, and George Baines, the directors are capable of showing us just how important partnership is in our lives as human beings. Even with the two movies being set in two completely different areas, the same concept continues to arise. Love and partnership is essential to…

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    A month ago I lost my best friend, Itzayana. It’s a day I will never forget. Almost every detail is as fresh as it was the day it happened. It was a Friday I was doing my homework. I remember taking a break and getting in my Facebook account feeling very stressful and nagging to myself, “it is only going to be a few minutes”. I got into Facebook and went directly to my messenger because there were two new messages. I checked the first one and it was my cousin from Mexico asking me if I was…

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    Cabin Number 15 One day, some construction workers decided to build a campsite for kids close to the graveyard and the fishing lake in the forest. A construction worker said that the cabin that they built closest to the graveyard will be cabin number they each didn’t like. They came up with number fifteen. So after they built the whole camping site for kids, the whole place was a huge hit! With kids 7-15. Two years later... two girls complained that strange things were happening in cabin…

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