22 Jump Street

22 JUMP STREET: We Were Always Too Old For This Shit

22 Jump Street (2014) – Directed by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller – Starring Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube, Peter Stormare, Rob Riggle, Amber Stevens, and Dave Franco. Essentially, buddy movies are about the difficulties between people of the same sex to express their emotions for one another. They are the origin of the…

The Wolf of Wall Street

THE WOLF OF WALL STREET: There’s No Nobility in Poverty

The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) – Directed by Martin Scorsese – Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Margot Robbie, Matthew McConaughey, Kyle Chandler, Rob Reiner, Jon Favreau, Jean Dujardin, and Joana Lumley. It is only in the film’s final act, when Jordan Belfort (Leonardo DiCaprio) is getting pinched by the feds, when he’s abusive towards…

THIS IS THE END: You Can’t Have the Milky Way

This is the End (2013) – Directed by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg – Starring James Franco, Jonah Hill, Seth Rogen, Jay Baruchel, Danny McBride, Craig Robinson, Michael Cera, Emma Watson, Rihanna, Kevin Hart, Jason Segal, David Krumholtz, Paul Rudd, Martin Starr, Mindy Kaling, Channing Tatum, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Aziz Ansari, and the Backstreet Boys. BE…

THE WATCH: She Married You, Not Your Dead Jizz

The Watch (2012) – Directed by Akiva Schaffer – Starring Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn, Jonah Hill, Richard Ayoade, Rosemarie DeWitt, Will Forte, Billy Crudup, Mel Rodriguez, R Lee Ermey, Andy Samberg, and Jorma Taccone. Here’s the problem with THE WATCH: the hierarchy of screen time commanded by the leads is the inverse on the comedy…

21 JUMP STREET: Embrace Your Stereotypes

21 Jump Street (2012) – Directed by Phil Lord and Chris Miller – Starring Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Brie Larson, Dave Franco, Ellie Kemper, Rob Riggle, Ice Cube, Nick Offerman, Peter DeLuise, Holly Robinson Peete, and Johnny Depp. There’s a lot going against 21 JUMP STREET – it stars Jonah Hill (who I honestly think…

MONEYBALL: I Want It to Mean Something

Moneyball (2011) – Directed by Bennett Miller – Starring Brad Pitt, Jonah Hill, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Kerris Dorsey, Chris Pratt, Stephen Bishop, Robin Wright, and Spike Jonze. I understand that Brad Pitt has 94 kids and is married to Angelina Jolie, who people keep insisting is the hottest woman ever despite my objections, so I…