Mr. Church

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When a dying mother hires a talented cook (Eddie Murphy) to help take care of her young daughter, a lifelong friendship blooms.

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Eddie Murphy plays a man hired to cook for a dying woman and her young daughter in Bruce Beresford's drama.
59d ago
There’s definitely a place for this type of film and I think its target demographic will love it for hitting all the right notes necessary for a good up-lifting cry.
59d ago
D+/A+
A small, unflashy, borderline incompetent movie like Mr. Church is certainly another sign that Murphy does what he wants. Maybe this guarded performance in a lousy movie is a si...
59d ago
Get out your handkerchiefs, but don’t expect to believe a minute of this vastly improbable tale.
59d ago
Murphy is fine as the title character, although his performance consists mostly of suppressing all of his usual shtick. He certainly doesn’t endow Mr. Church with any unexpected...
59d ago
From the director of Driving Miss Daisy, Mr Church is equally retrograde in its racial politics, starring Murphy as a noble servant to two white women.
59d ago
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