Okay Hollywood, we need to have a chat. We need to talk about your need to make comedy sequels that need not exist, because the ones that do generally suck. Case in point: Neighbors 2. To fill in those who don’t know, the Neighbors franchise follows new parents Mac(Seth Rogen) and Kelly(Rose Byrne) in their fight for supremacy, and a good nights sleep, against the Greek life housed next door. The first film they faced down Teddy(Zac Efron) and the Delta Psi Beta fraternity, and in the second they faced down Shelby(Chloe Grace Moretz) and the Kappa Nu sorority, after the … Continue reading Neighbors 2:Sorority Rising
In March audiences were treated to the destruction of the Capitol in “Olympus Has Fallen,” a “Die Hard” knock-off featuring Gerard Butler and Morgan Freeman. Three months later, we have another, this time starring Channing Tatum and Jamie Foxx as the agent and the president, respectively.
WHD follows John Cale, a Capitol security officer who is trying to get a job on the President’s Secret Service. After his interview, he takes his daughter, a political aficionado on a tour of the White House, when terrorists strike. After blowing the Rotunda of the Capitol and successfully diverting attention from the White House, a team of men made up of a hacker(who will remind audiences a great deal of arms dealer Justin Hammer from “Iron Man 2” in his behavior), a group of white supremacists, a disavowed wet-works expert and a father seeking vengeance for his sons lost life in the Middle East conflicts.
Perhaps you have heard of a little known actor named Johnny Depp. The TV show that started his blockbuster career has now been adapted into a movie. “21 Jump Street,” based on the TV show of the same name, follows police officers as they conduct stings within the public school system.
The 2012 movie follows Jenko and Schmidt, two officers who just can’t seem to get it together. After an arrest gone wrong, they are sent to Jump Street to take part in a resurrected program that busts drug rings in high schools. Continue reading “21 Jump Street”