Hill and Tatum keep laughs going in “22 Jump Street”

Comedy relies on two main factors: originality and shock. The necessity of these two vital characteristics to make the genre truly vibrant and, well, comedic, has rendered comedy sequels ineffective and even embarrassing (let’s not get started on “The Hangover” sequels), for the very definition of a sequel and the
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Fitting in

The Berkeley Bucket List

I decided to buy a Cal sweatshirt the day of my CalSO. I was too fat and too poor to make that happen. I had driven up from SoCal, splitting the cost with friends. I had to borrow the cash to register for the day; I was flat broke the
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‘This is the End’ is the best comedy you’ll see all summer

Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg's directorial debut feels like a final hurrah for comedy dream team

Following the extensive media hype surrounding “This is the End,” the film was in danger of being revealed as one of the biggest disappointments of the year. Instead, it turns out to be the most hilarious and enjoyable comedies of the summer — if not the whole year. What originally
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“21 Jump Street” blurs comedic high school stereotypes

­I know what you’re thinking,” a disgruntled Captain Dickson (Ice Cube) tells a group of baby-faced cops in an early scene in “21 Jump Street.” “Angry, black captain! Ain’t nothing but a stupid stereotype!” Whatever problems with stereotypes these cops have, Captain Dickson suggests they better start embracing the ones
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The Oscars are Coming! The Oscars are Coming!

With the Academy Awards less than a week away, a lot of film-related conversations of late have revolved around the event. Most award bodies, such as the Golden Globes and the Critics’ Choice Awards, have already revealed their picks for 2011. Oscar pundits across the internet are taking final stabs
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