Last week I got to go to a sneak preview showing of 21 Jump Street, which starts playing in theaters this Friday (March 16th). I wouldn’t normally have hardly any expectations going into a movie like this; however, at the time I went to see it, it had managed to pick up 12 positive reviews on Rotten Tomatoes giving it a 100% rating. This intrigued me and built a little excitement going into it. 12 reviews probably doesn’t sound like much to go by but it’s a decent indicator of how the movie will be. For comparison, Eddie Murphy’s new movie A Thousand Words, was and still is sitting at 0% after 43 reviews. I’m sure Paramount would have been thrilled to have gotten 12 positive reviews total.
For the record, at the time of this post 21 Jump Street has dropped a little but it is still at 90% with 40 reviews counted. Who would have thought a March release action/comedy could pull that off? Definitely not I. Read more