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Top Five Best & Worst Eddie Murphy Movies

September 8th, 2011 1:00pm EDT
Eddie Murphy
With the current Eddie Murphy 'Oscar Host' resurgence being shout loud and proud over the net, I felt it was time to both sing the praises and highlight the flaws in the work of the man who dared to channel a grown-up Buckwheat. This list is not the collective view of the Starpulse clan, but rather the sole opinion of yours truly and I’m pulling no motion picture punches on this one. I’ve put together a list of my top five best Murphy movies to ever grace the silver screen with their comedy, action and unforgettable Eddie zeal. But I’ve also included a list of five of the most horrible, d...
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Check Out '48 Hrs.' On Blu-ray Feb. 22

February 19th, 2011 7:43am EST
48 Hours
Walter Hill’s roller-coaster thriller "48 Hrs." makes its debut on Blu-ray on February 22. Eddie Murphy and Nick Nolte make one of the most unusual and entertaining teams ever in this action-packed film.

Cates (Nolte) is a rough-edged cop after two vicious cop-killers. He can’t do it without the help of smooth and dapper Reggie (Murphy), who is serving time for a half-million dollar robbery. Cates uses his pull to get Reggie a 48-hour parole...and make him his temporary partner.

As the boys race the clock, they discover they have only one thing in common: they’d both kill to find the bad ...
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Happy 70th Birthday, Nick Nolte

February 8th, 2011 8:37am EST
Nick Nolte
Happy Birthday to Nick Nolte - the Hollywood actor turns 70 today.

The two-time Oscar nominee rose to fame with a role in the hit 1970s miniseries "Rich Man, Poor Man," while his 1980s buddy cop movie "48 Hrs." launched the big-screen career of his co-star Eddie Murphy.

An all-around renaissance man, Nolte has made a name for himself as an athlete, model and producer, and he's played a wide range of characters in more than 40 Hollywood movies.

To celebrate his big day, WENN has dug up 10 weird and wonderful facts about the star that may have passed you by:

- As a student at Eastern Ariz...
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Stop In The Name Of The Law: The Best Of The Buddy Cop Genre

February 25th, 2010 9:27am EST
Cop Out
Buddy cop movies involve two characters with completely different styles - usually one by the book and a wild one with no fear. They reluctantly team up to stop a crime and become friends in the process. These two characters usually can’t stand one another in the beginning, but as time passes they begin to appreciate the other’s perspective. They blend the excitement of an action movie with the wit of comedies, creating a very entertaining experience.

In honor of the latest film in this genre, this week’s “Cop Out” starring Bruce Willis and Tracy Morgan, we're spotlighting some of our fa...
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Top Movie Cops List

June 19th, 2008 10:49am EDT
Dirty_Harry
I know what your thinking. When ranking the top movie cops of all time did we rank six cops or only five? Well, to tell you the truth, in all this excitement I kind of lost track myself. But being as this is Starpulse, the most powerful website in the world, and would blow your head clean off, you've got to ask yourself one question: Do I feel lucky? Well, do ya, punk?

5. Alex Murphy in "RoboCop" - 1987

Director Paul Verhoeven has quite a talent for taking material, which in anyone else's hands would be campy schtick, and creating a statement on the current state of media...
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The 'That Guy' Encyclopedia, Letters A Through K

May 7th, 2008 8:30am EDT
Chris Cooper
Hey, isn’t that...? You know, that guy. The guy that always plays someone in the military. He was in, uh, Syriana, The Kingdom... Oh yeah! He was the father of the emo kid in American Beauty!

Throughout cinematic history, there has been a plethora of actors that, for some reason or another, never become a household name. So here is a cheat sheet of sorts, a brief encyclopedia on "That Guy."

After reading this you can impress your friends! Win the movie game (the one where you name an actor, someone names a film he or she was in, next player names another actor in that film, etc....
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