Dolemite Is My Name

Dolemite Is My Name ★★★★

I've known about Dolemite for a long time, but I never knew the story behind the character. This was a superb look at Rudy Ray Moore and his relentless drive and tenacity.

The 70s are beautifully realised and the acting is excellent, especially Murphy and Snipes. I do hope that this is a return to form for both of them, as it's long overdue. The story is incredibly entertaining and uplifting, if the film is to be believed, Rudy Ray Moore was a really nice guy and I do hope it's true, as it's also refreshing to see a biopic of an artist that doesn't feature drug addiction and domestic violence.

It's a feel good film, that shows you can succeed if you believe and work bloody hard. It's also the Netflix original that I've enjoyed the most and easily one of their best!

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