Posts tagged "Jonah Hill"

Movie Review: 22 Jump Street

Movie Review: 22 Jump Street
22 JUMP STREET Genre: Comedy Rating: R Running Time: 112 mins. Premise: Jenko (Channing Tatum) and Schmidt (Jonah Hill) are charged by their superior officer to do the exact same thing they did last time, so they infiltrate a college, posing as students to bring down an illegal drug operation. Behind-the-Scenes: The whole gang is... Read more »

'This Is The End' Review: Meta Laughs On An Apocalyptic Scale

'This Is The End' Review: Meta Laughs On An Apocalyptic Scale
THIS IS THE END Genre: Comedy Rating: R Running Time: 107 mins. Premise: Seth Rogen, Jay Baruchel, James Franco, Jonah Hill, Craig Robinson and Danny McBride (all playing themselves) hole up in Franco’s house while the apocalypse rages on outside . Behind-the-Scenes: Rogen and his frequent writing collaborator, Evan Goldberg, wrote the script and make their co-directing debut... Read more »

Movie Review: 21 Jump Street (****)

Movie Review: 21 Jump Street (****)
21 JUMP STREET Genre: Action Comedy Premise: Two cops (Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum) have to infiltrate high school in order to nab a student-led drug dealing ring. Behind-the-Scenes: Loosely based on the hit ’80s television show, which is probably best known for making a star of Johnny Depp.  Phil Lord and Chris Miller (Cloudy with a Chance of... Read more »
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Sneak Peek: Moneyball Hits It Out Of The Park (*****)

Sneak Peek: Moneyball Hits It Out Of The Park (*****)
August and September have been very kind to moviegoers, and September 23 brings what may just be the best movie of the year so far.  The long-gestating film adaptation of the Michael Lewis book, Moneyball, is almost everything you could want in a movie.  It is an intelligent, funny, hugely entertaining look at Oakland A’s... Read more »

New Movie Reviews: Cyrus, The Last Airbender

Cyrus (***) Cyrus plays like a smaller-budgeted, more independent-minded, and less funny sequel to the 2008 Will Ferrell-John C. Reilly comedy Step Brothers.  Maybe it’s because Reilly stars in both, but I think it also has to do with the fact that in both movies, he plays a dysfunctional (less so here than in Step... Read more »