Just when everyone’s sick of 2012 top tens, here’s another…
I’ve seen four movies over the last four weeks. Three of them surprised me. One of them was Battleship.
21 JUMP STREET
Level of Surprise: Quite Pleasant
I was expecting very little of this, having never seen the TV show, or having never liked Jonah Hill. But this was quite a pleasant surprise. The script cleverly plays with high school genre conventions in a fish out of water way. Hill and Tatum are the best buddy cop duo I’ve seen in a long time – Hill proving there’s more to his comedic skills than loud-mouth swearing and Tatum proving to all his detractors that he is more than just rom-com eye candy. He’s a funny guy. Continue reading
I have no doubt this will be one of the standout characters. But the real question is: is this guy a wanker, who is also casual? Or is he a character who wanks casually? And where is Casual Wanker #1? He’s nowhere to be found on the credits. All compelling questions. Continue reading