He wants to run but he doesn’t. It’s a coveted position, one of the few who get to save the world, nay, the universe. He was most obviously hired for his comedic chops and good LORD does he deliver. But as it stands, Tucker broke mainstream ground in the original for the breadth and depth of what black men in American cinema could be. And there’s Chris Tucker, ripped rosettes dangling from another catsuit this time black velvet , nervously talking over himself and others as Ruby realizes he doesn’t have the tool he needs to do his part in stopping the apocalypse. Shop this artwork Hide. But rather than reducing the character to the gay male caricature most frequently found in Disney films, Tucker’s Ruby used his genderqueer confidence to fuel the sort of raw sexuality often left to his hypermasculine peers.
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Can your favorite Chris say the same? Click to shop on society6. More in Canvas Prints. Tucker packed so much campy joy, heart, and bravery into the role that fans are still to this day cosplaying as Ruby Rhod every chance they get.
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Click here to checkout our return policy. Go to wishlist Keep shopping. Through his screams and the hilarious physical comedy that comes from blowing up aliens on a pleasure cruiser, he’s breathlessly updating his audience on Bruce Willis’ odds of survival. Framed Mini Art Prints New. Our Framed Prints provide a contemporary aesthetic that looks awesome by itself or as part of a gallery wall.
Loud, piercing, unapologetic in every way, Tucker steals every scene in the Bruce Willis classic. But rather than reducing the character to the gay male caricature most frequently found in Disney films, Tucker’s Ruby used his genderqueer confidence to fuel the sort of raw sexuality often left to his hypermasculine peers.
This leads to an odd but incredible turn later in the movie when Ruby, a tertiary character, ends up in the climactic final moments.
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Add depth and texture to your Framed Art Print with a wood scoop frame. Mini Art Prints New. Shop more framed prints from this artist To follow this artist you must be a logged-in member. All of that is second fiddle to the real reason Chris Tucker is one of the greatest Chrises of all time: Shop this artwork Hide. Tucker’s performance in this scene is noteworthy for the fact that he strips down all of Ruby’s bravado and showmanship to reveal a very flawed human core. It’s an unchallengeable legacy to leave behind, particularly because it opened the doors for black men to challenge perceptions of American audiences to decades to come.
Tucker’s ability to subvert expectations leads to all the best parts of the legendary movie. Despite what the ranking at the top of this story says, Chris Tucker is the best Chris of all time, if you ask me. While Ruby runs essentially the most popular infotainment show in the galaxy, he still moves toward the fight when it counts and transforms into a frontline reporter, giving updates from the terrifying site of destruction and devastation.
From the sway of his hips to the flash of delicate collar bones in a skintight leopard-print catsuit, Tucker strutted through every scene as if spotlights naturally followed him wherever he went.
Let us count the ways, shall we, starting with the fact that Tucker was a high-profile black actor in a sci-fi epic in who wasn’t named Will Smith. He was most obviously hired for his comedic chops and good LORD does he deliver. But as it stands, Tucker broke mainstream ground in the original for the breadth and depth of what black men in American cinema could be.
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But it’s when Tucker plays the opposite that depth is added to an otherwise outrageously campy Ruby. Leave a comment Post comment To post a comment, you must be a logged-in member. Add to collection To create and add to ruyb collection, you must be a logged-in member. By Krutika Mallikarjuna December 15, And in the moment directly after the audience realizes everyone is safe, Tucker sashays away with one last “bbbbzzzzzzzttt!