“Coming 2 America”: Film Review Podcast

Posted: March 13th, 2021 | Filed under: Cinema, Film Reviews Podcast | 2 Comments »

There are oh so many things in our lives, especially in these strange times, that are absolutely unnecessary, provide little to no nutritional value of any sort, but which bring a smile, grant us a moment or two of escape, and which we therefore simply savor.

Like the frivolous remake that is “Coming 2 America.”

Prince Akeem (Eddie Murphy) and his runnin’ podner Semmi (Arsenio Hall) have to travel again from their home country of Zamunda to NYC.

For reasons that I shall not explain. Because, hey, I wouldn’t want to spoil it for you.

As if that matters in this singing, dancing, sometimes snarky, sometimes too sweet piffle of a flick.

This movie is of no consequence whatsoever. But it made me smile. I’m glad I streamed it on Netflix.

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2 Comments on ““Coming 2 America”: Film Review Podcast”

  1. 1 Lorrie said at 12:47 pm on March 13th, 2021:

    I agree! What a great mini vacation for my brain. Loved it.

  2. 2 Dave Neuburger said at 2:28 pm on March 14th, 2021:

    Great to hear your voice and review. I might even watch it–but this from a curmudgeon?


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