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 [...]

This Is 40 (2012)

This is 40 Release Date: December 21, 2012 Director: Judd Apatow Stars: Paul Rudd, Leslie Mann, Megan Fox Runtime: 134 min Tagline: The sort-of sequel to 'Knocked Up' What a great step up from 2009's Funny People. It may not be the best feature for a family movie day this holiday season, but it's a great choice [...]

Seven Psychopaths (2012)

Seven Psychopaths Release Date: October 12, 2012 Director: Martin McDonagh Stars: Colin Farrell, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell Runtime: 110 min Tagline: They won't take any Shih Tzu Marty (Colin Farrell) is a struggling writer trying to write up a screenplay entitled 'Seven Psychopaths'. He doesn't really know how to start it out, and is struggling [...]

21 Jump Street (2012)

21 Jump Street (2012)

 21 Jump Street Release Date: March 16, 2012 Director: Phil Lord and Chris Miller Stars: Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube Runtime: 109 min Tagline: The only thing getting blown tonight is their cover.   Schmidt and Jenko are two new young looking police officers, whose boss feels that they don’t have what it takes to be on that force. He [...]