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Old 09-02-22, 12:46 PM
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Re: Beverly Hills Cop: Axel Foley (D: Molloy) S: Murphy -- Netflix

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considering that Eddie Murphy doesnít make good movies anymore
If you haven't seen Dolemite Is My Name I would highly recommend it. Best film he's made since the original Coming to America.
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Re: Beverly Hills Cop: Axel Foley (D: Molloy) S: Murphy -- Netflix

Dolemite is my Name is fantastic. Agreed thatís itís Murphyís best work in many years.

Itís on Netflix if anyone is interested in checking it out. Itís well worth your time if you have even a passing interest in 70s Blaxsploitation movies.
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Re: Beverly Hills Cop: Axel Foley (D: Molloy) S: Murphy -- Netflix

As a side note, I made it about 15 mins into III.
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Re: Beverly Hills Cop: Axel Foley (D: Molloy) S: Murphy -- Netflix

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As a side note, I made it about 15 mins into III.
Old 09-02-22, 07:28 PM
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Re: Beverly Hills Cop: Axel Foley (D: Molloy) S: Murphy -- Netflix

I know, I know. Had a little free time so figured I'd put it to bed. I knew I probably wouldn't last the whole movie.

At least I can say I tried.
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Re: Beverly Hills Cop: Axel Foley (D: Molloy) S: Murphy -- Netflix

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As a side note, I made it about 15 mins into III.
Yeah, I congratulate you for making it past the dancing mechanics looking directly into the camera.
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Yeah, I congratulate you for making it past the dancing mechanics looking directly into the camera.
What can I say I like Diana Ross and The Supremes.
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Re: Beverly Hills Cop: Axel Foley (D: Molloy) S: Murphy -- Netflix

They should have called S.W.A.T.
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Re: Beverly Hills Cop: Axel Foley (D: Molloy) S: Murphy -- Netflix

I actually thought John Ashton was dead. Itís cool to see him back with Judge Reinhold. Theyíre an underrated movie duo.

Still, Iím not expecting much from this sequel. Itís nice theyíre getting everyone back but Iím going to assume theyíre all just brief cameos until Iím told otherwise.
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Re: Beverly Hills Cop: Axel Foley (D: Molloy) S: Murphy -- Netflix

I wonder if they got Lisa Eilbacher out of retirement?
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Re: Beverly Hills Cop: Axel Foley (D: Molloy) S: Murphy -- Netflix

John Ashton was only like 36 when he was in the original, which might explain why people would think heís a lot older now.
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Re: Beverly Hills Cop: Axel Foley (D: Molloy) S: Murphy -- Netflix

I actually haven't seen any of the Beverly Hills Cop movies. I think I wasn't allowed as a kid because they were R and my parents knew Eddie's R-rated material from Raw and by the time BHCIII came around I wasn't interested and I've never gotten around to it.

Of course, I know the banana in the tailpipe gag. That was one of the Top 25 Images of the 1980s.
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Re: Beverly Hills Cop: Axel Foley (D: Molloy) S: Murphy -- Netflix

Originally Posted by bluetoast View Post
John Ashton was only like 36 when he was in the original, which might explain why people would think heís a lot older now.
Yeah like Wilford Brimley was pretty young (50) when he did Cocoon. Put me in the camp that thought Ashton was gone as well. So glad to see they are part of it.
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Re: Beverly Hills Cop: Axel Foley (D: Molloy) S: Murphy -- Netflix

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I actually haven't seen any of the Beverly Hills Cop movies. I think I wasn't allowed as a kid because they were R and my parents knew Eddie's R-rated material from Raw and by the time BHCIII came around I wasn't interested and I've never gotten around to it.

Of course, I know the banana in the tailpipe gag. That was one of the Top 25 Images of the 1980s.
I re-watched the first one a few months ago. It still holds up well even if the comedy/action cop genre has been played to death in the last 30+ years that it probably wonít feel as fresh seeing it for the first time nowadays.

It also features a young Jonathan Banks from Breaking Bad fame. His character scared the shit out of me when I watched BHC as a kid.
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Re: Beverly Hills Cop: Axel Foley (D: Molloy) S: Murphy -- Netflix

I watched both 1 and 2 recently as well and they do hold up. Just like Lethal Weapon 1 and 2.

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Re: Beverly Hills Cop: Axel Foley (D: Molloy) S: Murphy -- Netflix

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I wonder if they got Lisa Eilbacher out of retirement?
I would say Pinchot is probably a safer bet. Ronny Cox is still working too.
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Part 1 more than ďholds upĒ, itís an all time great.

The pacing, acting, gradual building of camaraderie between people at extreme odds, the production design ranging from Axelís apartment, and Detroit versus the LA hotel and art gallery, that futuristic GPS looking tech that didnít even exist when the movie came out, the soundtrack, the score. I can write pages about this, itís up there with the best of them.
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Re: Beverly Hills Cop: Axel Foley (D: Molloy) S: Murphy -- Netflix

Beverly Hills Cop is the shit. It's an absolute classic, and really captures the zeitgeist of the early 80s, where it moves from the urban decay of Detroit to the ostentatious wealth of Beverly Hills.

And, like Ghostbusters, it manages to effortlessly straddles genres -- it works as both a cop movie/crime drama and a lowbrow snobs-vs-slobs comedy like Animal House.
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Re: Beverly Hills Cop: Axel Foley (D: Molloy) S: Murphy -- Netflix

If we could time travel to 1989, I would have watched the Hell out of show called "Beverly Hills Cops" starring Ashton and Reinhold.
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Re: Beverly Hills Cop: Axel Foley (D: Molloy) S: Murphy -- Netflix

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If we could time travel to 1989, I would have watched the Hell out of show called "Beverly Hills Cops" starring Ashton and Reinhold.
Ah yes, the rare ďFish IN waterĒ genre.
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Re: Beverly Hills Cop: Axel Foley (D: Molloy) S: Murphy -- Netflix

Watched the original today. Still pretty funny. Murphy at his best. Some great exchanges:

Axel: Get the fuck out of here!
Serge: No, I cannot.
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Re: Beverly Hills Cop: Axel Foley (D: Molloy) S: Murphy -- Netflix

Originally Posted by bluetoast View Post
John Ashton was only like 36 when he was in the original, which might explain why people would think heís a lot older now.
Yeah, he hasn't retired either, he pops up all the time on TV and in various movies...he just hasn't been in anything "big" for a while. He's only 74.
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Re: Beverly Hills Cop: Axel Foley (D: Molloy) S: Murphy -- Netflix

News item on the supporting cast. There also an option for another sequel.

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Re: Beverly Hills Cop: Axel Foley (D: Molloy) S: Murphy -- Netflix

John Ashton? Damn, what is he, ninety?

Seemed like he was about fifty in the first BHC.

Like Danny Glover, he's getting' too old for this shit.

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