CHIPS (2017)

CHIPS (2017)

  CHiPS. Released: March 24, 2017. Directed by: Dax Shephard. Starring: Dax Shepard, Michael Peña, Vincent D’Onofrio. Runtime: 1h 40 min. Dax Shepard’s third directorial effort reboots 1977 TV cop drama CHiPS into a raunchy buddy cop comedy. It’s not the best comedy but it entertains for enough of its runtime. Larry Wilcox’s Jon Baker (Shepard) [...]

22 Jump Street (2014)

Released: June 13, 2014. Directed by: Phil Lord and Christopher Miller. Starring: Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube. Runtime: 112 min. After seeing 21 Jump Street, a reboot of an 80s cop show featuring Johnny Depp, about seven times – it's safe to say that I was quite excited for 22 Jump Street. Blending enough [...]

The Lego Movie (2014)

Released: February 7, 2014. Directed by: Phil Lord, Christopher Miller. Starring: Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, Morgan Freeman. Runtime: 100 min. "The LEGO Movie" isn't just a great animated film, it's filled with humour and satirical jabs at corporate America, namely the leader of the lego world being called President Business; the fact that if you're [...]

Ride Along (2014)

Released: January 17, 2014. Directed by: Tim Story. Starring: Kevin Hart, Ice Cube, Tika Sumpter. Runtime: 99 min. Buddy comedies remain one of the most dime-a-dozen, yet bankable, sub-genres of comedy and action. Last year, Paul Fieg made an attempt at re-inventing the genre by simply replacing men as the focal point, with women (Sandra [...]