‘Dolemite Is My Name’: Now this is the Eddie Murphy we know and love and laugh with
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Eddie Murphy stars as comedian Rudy Ray Moore in “Dolemite Is My Name.” | Netflix

In his most hilarious role in years, the comedian devotes all his star power to playing the ambitious, off-color Rudy Ray Moore Here it is. Here’s your comeback-vehicle reminder of why Eddie Murphy became such a gigantic movie star some 35 years ago.

In the flat-out hilarious 1970s period piece “Dolemite Is My Name,” Murphy is the funniest he’s been since we last saw Sherman Klump and family in the early 2000s...

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