White Men Can't Jump does the impossible, it starts off with an exciting scene that establishes the characters, tone and story and then keeps that same level of fun and audience engagement from start to finish. I'm a huge proponent of the "comedies should never be more than 90 minutes" philosophy and once in a while a movie like White Men Can't Jump comes along, slaps me in the face and screams "COMEDIES CAN BE AS LONG AS THEY DAMN…
Sam Levinson - "whoa guys, I don't know if you can handle my film that I, an older white dude wrote about the complexities of being a teenage girl, it's pretty E̳͉̊̇̌̍D͔͍̪̠̙̼̦̿̇G̱̼͖͔̖̀ͧ̾̈ͬͭ̒Y̔̔͛̈ͤ, like TRIGGER WARNING am I right?"
-puts sunglasses on and blasts Linkin Park-
"p.s. this is what a feminist looks like"
-drives off into the distance-
James Wan stands at a pile of unproduced scripts sitting on his desk, a body horror, a giallo and a few pages of a women in prison movie he'd been working on, a breeze blows through the open window and the scripts spill over the floor, pages strewn everywhere, he quickly picks them up and tries to piece them together. "Wait this isn't the right order, I can't tell which script is which.... wait... wait a second... this is... yes...…