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Beverly Hills Cop (1984)

Before he became known to kids as the voice of a cute, animated donkey, Eddie Murphy's signature role was, arguably, that of Detective Axel Foley, a motor-mouthed, street smart, wise-cracking cop who would inevitably get results while being…

The Golden Child (1986)

An action comedy with a dollop of the supernatural added to it, The Golden Child is a film that's hard to dislike, if you're an Eddie Murphy fan. It is, however, one of his earliest films to already show signs of what would become his…

Top Ten 80s Comedies

It was only when I came to compile this list that I realised just how many of my favourite movies fall into the ‘80s comedy’ bracket. The decade was an extremely strong one for comedies with the likes of Murray, Akroyd and Martin all…

They Ruled The 1980s

As we explore the 1980s this month here at Flickfeast it becomes clear just who made the decade for film fans. Either by their inclusion here, or by their notable absence, these people helped to define the decade and had their most glorious…

Tony Scott – A Top 10

I was as shocked and stunned as anyone when I heard about the death of Tony Scott. The circumstances were as strange as the actual death - Tony Scott sadly committed suicide by jumping off a bridge - but let's leave the numerous, emotional…

Tower Heist (2011)

Initially developed as an African American take on Ocean's Eleven, that's all you need to know about Tower Heist in a nutshell. It's a pale imitation of better movies, some of them being heist movies and some of them being comedies. It's…

Tower Heist (2011)

When you assemble in one place such comic luminaries as Judd Hirsch, Alan Alda, Matthew Broderick, Eddie Murphy - each in his own right a legend in the last millennium, even if they've all been quieter this one - and have current A-lister…

Coming to America (1988)

For Valentine's Day Tue Sorensen gives us a review of one of his favourite romcoms... Coming To America... Asked to review a romantic movie for Valentine’s Day, I chose Coming to America. I am not sure I know how to review it, though. It…

Shrek Forever After (2010)

Everyone's favourite ogre returns for a tale that sees him stuck in the daily grind of a life that now sees him as an exasperated father, minor celebrity and far from the feared brute that many thought him at the beginning of the first…