Tag Archives: Buddy Cop Movies

Stuber (2019) Review

NANJIANI AND BAUTISTA SHINE IN A MOVIE THAT NEVER REACHES ITS POTENTIAL   Buddy cop movies have been around for quite some time. More often than not, the formula of these cinematic endeavors is relatively the same with some minor tweaks made to the story being told. While the narrative might be predictable (to a certain degree), the acting talents

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The Hitman’s Bodyguard (2017) Review

REYNOLDS AND JACKSON SHINE IN THIS OTHERWISE DULL MOVIE   The “buddy cop” genre of films has been awhile for quite some time. While it doesn’t redefine the main staple genres of motion pictures (i.e. action, comedy, drama, fantasy, sci-fi, horror, etc.), this subgenre category of films was popular during the mid to late 80s and early 90s, with such

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CHiPs (2017) Review

ANOTHER FAILED “BUDDY COP” ENDEAVOR   Back in 1977, viewers were introduced to the world of the highway patrol officers of Baker and Ponch in the TV show CHiPs. Created by Rick Rosner, CHiPs (steaming from the abbreviation of “California Highway Patrol), followed the adventures of Jon Baker (actor Larry Wilcox) and Frank “Ponch” Poncherello (Erik Estrada) as a pair

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Central Intelligence Review

A LITTLE HART AND A BIG JOHNSON   Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has definitely made a name for himself. After a failed prospect of playing for the Calgary Stampeders in the Canadian Football League back in 1995, Johnson joined the ranks of the WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) and became a professional wrestler. His fame skyrocketed during his tenure with the

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The Nice Guys Review

A SOLID 70’S DETECTIVE CAPPER   During the 1970s, the movie industry saw a plethora of neo-noir films. More often than not, these movies were often cop / detective features that spoke and adhere to the decade’s look, feel, and style. In general terms that’s the classification for genre of films, but movie buffs and film critics would often say

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