Trading Places took place during Eddie Murphy’s solid run as the King of Comedy in the 1980’s. Murphy owned pretty much the entire decade, from probably saving Saturday Night Live as part of the second cast of the beginning of the decade through hit after hit after hit. It wasn’t until the 1990’s began that Murphy’s film’s began to bomb horribly (Vampire in Brooklyn, anyone?) until The Nutty Professor halted the carnage, but within five years he was back to making bombs, and has never come close to capturing the promise of his early career. Friday’s Mr. Church looked promising, but early reviews are dismal, so for classic Murphy, we’ll have to stick with gems like Trading Places. Continue reading My Favorite Scene: Trading Places (1983) “Trading Orange Juice Futures”
The trend of the year in 2016 in video games has been the remastering of past classics up to current 1080p HD glory. While some of these are a great idea (Resident Evil 4); some don’t seem worthy of revisiting (Resident Evil 5), and the trend as a whole seems on the brink of getting out of control and taking away from the development of new games. One remastered collection that, I think, all gamers have been anticipating is the release today of BioShock: The Collection. Continue reading Complete Achievement/Trophy List for BioShock: The Collection (2016 – Xbox, PS4)
If you’re not following CLS Videos on YouTube, you’re missing out on some truly fantastic supercuts. Today, in honor of Captain America: Civil War hitting stores, we offer up CLS’ supercut of the best of the MCU. This seven minute trailer incorporates, I believe, every character in the MCU introduced to-date, including some from Doctor Strange (which won’t even open until November. It’s a celebration of all Marvel Studios has done to create this shared cinematic universe and bring to the screen something Marvel fans have loved about the comics for decades. From Issue #1 (Iron Man) to the upcoming issue #14 (Dr. Strange), here’s the very best of the MCU.