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 [...]

Divergent (2014)

Released: March 21, 2014. Directed by: Neil Burger. Starring: Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Ashley Judd. Runtime: 139 min. Timing's an important thing to consider when releasing any movie. With Divergent, one must consider if we truly need another post-apocalyptic YA novel adaptation while The Hunger Games still reigns supreme. I think it makes it easier to [...]

The Nut Job (2014)

Released: January 17, 2014. Directed by: Peter Lepeniotis. Starring: Will Arnett, Brendan Fraser, Liam Neeson. Runtime: 85 min. Apparently, it takes three writers, two to write the screenplay and one to think of the story, to write a really bad animated movie tailored mostly for the kids' enjoyment. There's three mildly amusing laughs, but that's [...]

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 [...]