Eddie Murphy has made a slew of bad films in recent years -- Meet Dave
, Imagine That
-- but fresh off the moderate success of Tower Heist
, he seemed energized and ready for a comeback. Unfortunately, his latest effort, A Thousand Words
, isn’t the vehicle to get him there. This high-concept comedy directed by Brian Robbins (who also worked with Murphy on Meet Dave
), was originally filmed back in 2008 and was slated to be released in 2009, and while it has an interesting premise -- a slick literary agent discovers he’ll die if he keeps speaking and eventually learns that every word counts -- the movie ...