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Eddie Murphy kicks off comeback with 'Dolemite is My Name'

Eddie Murphy hasn't exactly been dormant since his Oscar-nominated role in "Dreamgirls," but he's been quiet enough for "Dolemite is My Name" to be billed as the start of a comeback. If so, it's a mildly diverting, sluggishly paced kickoff, one predicated on the hardscrabble underbelly of show business.

Russo brothers on past obsessions that fuel their filmmaking future

As they close a chapter -- for now, at least -- on shaping the Marvel Cinematic Universe's of-the-moment mythology, Joe and Anthony Russo are enjoying a bit of a victory lap, while still keeping an eye on a future full of projects, some once again drawn from their own pop culture fandom, others featuring some of their "Avengers" actors in fresh new roles.