I watch a lot of “bad” movies. But whatever, it's not like we can go outside.
Like most everyone else, I actively disliked The Distinguished Gentleman back upon its original release. I've become strangely fascinated with Eddie Murphy's career as of late though, and after a rewatch I'm happy to say that this is actually pretty entertaining.
Removed from the context of the politics of the early 90s (boy have things changed), there's a quaint charm to the proceedings here as con man Murphy runs for Congress, wins, then develops a conscience. The reasons for his…