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Phil vs Bill “Previously on 21 Jump Street …” The recap that opens this sequel to the reboot of the ‘80s crime drama hit that launched Johnny Depp’s career is more inspired than the movie (as are the ingeniously witty closing credits). Indeed, the biggest laughs come from the fun the film makers have with the concept of sequels and other Hollywood conventions than the undercover cop hi-jinks, which essentially are the same as before -- only in a university rather than a high school. The humour’s just as undergraduate but fans will love the bountiful Blu-ray extras, including 40 minutes of deleted scenes and a commentary.

Bill O’Byrne’s Bargain Bin Blues: 22 Jump Street

22 Jump Street: $$$$$ Directed by Phil Lord, Christopher Miller. Written by Michael Bacall, Oren Uziel, Rodney Rothman. Starring Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube. 22 Jump Street works for pretty much every possible reason you can think of. It’s straight out dumb funny, but it’s funny dumb smart. It’s full of filthy comedy talent, and yet […]

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New to Blu: July 18-24

New to Blu: July 18-24

The high school undercover action-comedy, 21 Jump Street, won’t have all fans jumping for joy over its HD picture quality given the mixed reviews. “21 Jump Street probably won’t become a go-to title for Blu-ray video demonstration purposes — it’s technically proficient but visually bland — but Sony’s transfer shouldn’t hinder one’s enjoyment of the […]

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