It’s hard to make top 10 lists. For a couple reasons, sometimes, its just hard to look back and remember every single little film you saw. Also, while I make a huge effort to see every film that comes out, obviously there are many I miss along the way. So, I looked back at my various reviews from through out the year and put together a list of films I enjoyed quite a bit.
When the trailer for “21 Jump Street” first came out, my initial reaction was an extremely loud groan. To describe the last few buddy-cop comedies that have come out in the past few years as underwhelming would be too forgiving (‘Cop Out,’ and ‘The Other Guys,’ come to mind). So here we are, a few years later, and 80s staple ’21 Jump Street’ is being rehashed as an action-comedy vehicle with Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum. The fortunate thing here is, the filmmakers realize that most people are going to into this film with that in mind, and act accordingly. [Read more…]
Directors of ‘Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs’ are in talks to direct a film version of the 80s show, ’21 Jump Street.’
The script was penned by Mike Bacall, on a story developed by Jonah Hill and Bacall.
The TV series starred Johnny Depp, and was about a group of young cops who go undercover at high schools. What this version is about is not out yet, but with Hill involved, I’m sure there will be a strong comedic spin.