Ice Cube and Charlie Day in Fist Fight (2017)

Fist Fight: I Mean, It Is What It Is

“Oh, I thought that movie was called ‘Teacher Fight.'” That’s what the girl behind the ticket counter said when I told her I was seeing Fist Fight. Hilariously, her comment says a lot about this movie in terms of plot because, yep, that’s it. It’s a 90-minute film about two teachers getting into a fight (Thank god they didn’t stretch this out for two hours). Hell, they should’ve just called it Teacher Fight. Continue reading “Fist Fight: I Mean, It Is What It Is”

Office Xmas Party (2016)

Office Christmas Party: Pass on This One

For a movie that makes such an effort to poke fun at lame corporate office culture, it’s almost ironic how Office Christmas Party manages to throw a party that’s equally as dull. It’s a movie based on a simple premise (i.e., an out-of-control office party) with a seasoned cast of comedians at its disposal, yet it somehow stumbles all over itself. It reminds me of the most recent season of SNL. It has all of the right elements to succeed, but it has no idea how to utilize them. Continue reading “Office Christmas Party: Pass on This One”

Jonah Hill, left, and Channing Tatum in Columbia Pictures' "22 Jump Street."

22 Jump Street Is an Amazing, Meta Sequel

Police officers Jenko (Channing Tatum) and Schmidt (Jonah Hill) have graduated from the 21 Jump Street program that sent them back to high school into the new 22 Jump Street program, where they’ll be sent to college at MC State to investigate a synthetic drug called whyphy (which stands for “Work Hard Yes, Party Hard Yes”). Continue reading “22 Jump Street Is an Amazing, Meta Sequel”