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Film Review - Thumper


When Hollywood decided to make a “21 Jump Street” movie, they were afraid to be sincere with it. The late-‘80s Fox show about undercover cops in high school certainly had its goofy moments, and perhaps the program is hopelessly dated, but there was a mission to bring the complexity of the world to an impressionable audience, highlighting social issues and various forms of abuse. “Thumper” isn’t as primary colored as “21 Jump Street,” but it’s a close match in some respects, with writer/director Jordan Ross taking the idea of a cop in deep with teenagers to grittier areas of personal conduct and law enforcement. Perhaps Ross wouldn’t enjoy having his picture mentioned alongside a bubblegum TV show, but the comparison is a compliment, nailing a fascinating tonality as the pursuit of justice clashes with matters of the heart.  Read the rest at


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