22 Jump Street Reviews: A Bold College Try?

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With the Jonah Hill apology tour having ended a few days ago, following the actor directing a gay slur at a photographer in early June, attention can now turn to Hill's latest project:

22 Jump Street.

Is this a worthwhile sequel? Will fans enjoy seeing Hill and Channing Tatum go undercover at a college?

Yes and yes, according to a handful of movie critics. Go behind the scenes in the following video and then scroll down to see what these film experts are saying about 22 Jump Street...

Does the meta-acknowledgment that everyone's in it for the bucks give a purposefully dopey sequel more cred? ... You bet. - Steven Rea

If it seemed Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill couldn't possibly exceed their over-the-top buddy cop antics of 21 Jump Street, you lost that bet. - Peter Howell

Lord and Miller are on a roll, and there may be no better moviemakers at playing to our modern need for irony - at giving us the entertainment we crave while acknowledging our distrust of it. - Ty Burr

This sequel's spoof of its predecessor's riff on the original 1980s-era buddy-cop TV show coalesces into a raucous, raunchy, irreverent, imperfect riot. - Betsy Sharkey

Every bit as enjoyable as its predecessor, because, it doesn't take itself too seriously. - Jeanne Kaplan

22 Jump Street contains plenty of laugh-out-loud moments, and Tatum's ability to play dumb is consistently amusing. At the same time, however, many of the gags are over-stretched, and the film is too self-referential for its own good. - Stephen Carty

22 Jump Street is preposterous in the best possible way. - Sue Pierman

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