The Real Dolemite

by / Oct. 24, 2019 1pm EST

The big film release of the weekend — on Netflix, as so often happens these days — is Dolemite Is My Name, the first film that star-producer Eddie Murphy actually seems to have cared about in many a year. (The director is Craig Brewer, of  Black Snake Moan and Hustle and Flow fame.) Prepare for it by meeting the real Dolemite as interviewed by The Public contributor Ed Grant.…