The blog of Amon Warmann: Film journalist.

Film Review | 21 Jump Street

It would seem that more and more animated directors are successfully making the transition to live action. Late last year, Brad Bird impressed with Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, and just this month Andrew Stanton did a fine job with John Carter. Now it’s the turn of Phil Lord and Chris Miller, famous for 2009’s Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, as they attempt to breathe new life into 80’s TV show 21 Jump Street. Ditching the drama for some R-rated humour, is this revamp an unlikely comedic hit?

Read the rest of this review on Yin & Yang here.

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2 responses

  1. Nice review. But I think I’ll skip this. Not my cup of tea.

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    March 15, 2012 at 2:15 am

    • Thanks! Fair enough, much hinges on whether you enjoy that particular brand of humour.

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      March 15, 2012 at 8:16 am

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