| Jun 13, 2014
| 7:57 AM
The peculiar sweetness of "21 Jump Street" has taken a hiatus in "22 Jump Street," a brazen sequel that's both slightly disappointing and a reliable, often riotous "laffer" in the old Variety trade-magazine parlance. No question about it, I laffed, more...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 12:44 PM
Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill are back on the case in "22 Jump Street," and it's almost exactly the same case: Two bumbling cops go undercover as students (last time it was high school, this time it's college) to bust a drug ring.
In the hands of...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 3:09 PM
The cops are beating up the dragon.
"22 Jump Street," the sequel to the hit about two inept cops who infiltrate a high school, seems to have scored a triumph in the clash of the sequels in this weekend's box office. The new film got off to a solid...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 10:25 AM
The property value on Jump Street just increased significantly.
“22 Jump Street,” Sony’s R-rated followup to the successful 2012 buddy comedy “21 Jump Street,” topped the domestic box office with a whopping $60 million over...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 9:00 AM
When it's hot, as in summertime hot, it can feel like your brain doesn't work right. Which may partly explain why the summer is such a peak season for stupid movies, the sorts of loud, outsized, clanging behemoths that people mean when they typically...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Kevin Hart has struck box office gold once again.
Hart's "Think Like a Man 2" opened Stateside to $12.2 million on Friday and is on track to gross $34 million this weekend. The studio is projecting a slightly more modest $32-$33 million launch.
| Jun 3, 2014
| 12:30 AM
Those masters of having their genre-parody cake and eating it too, directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, have followed up their sly, self-referential franchise reboot "21 Jump Street" with an inevitable sequel that is, at least in part, a sly, self-...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 4:47 PM
Sonic the Hedgehog, the speedy, spiky blue video-game mascot, is headed from the console to the big screen. Sony Pictures Entertainment and Marza Animation Planet are developing a hybrid computer-generated and live-action movie based on the $1-billion...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill joined their cast and a large group of rowdy college students equipped with a DJ, foam fingers and a bazooka t-shirt launcher that Tatum could not resist at the premiere of "22 Jump Street" Tuesday night at the Regency...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 11:33 AM
A summer sequel showdown kicks off this weekend as Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum race Toothless the dragon for the top of the box-office charts.
Two new movies -- "22 Jump Street," from Columbia Pictures and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, and DreamWorks...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Channing Tatum simply couldn't come up with enough curse words fast enough, so Jonah Hill stepped into the vulgarity breach.
The actors were improvising a scene about improvisation last October, as the "21 Jump Street" veterans were graduating from...