’30 Minutes or Less’: Review Revue

The buddy comedy crossover action flick "30 Minutes or Less" stars Jesse Eisenberg as Nick, a pizza delivery boy in suburban Michigan who is forced to rob a bank when a pair of thugs strap a bomb to his chest. The spoofy 83-minute movie from director Ruben Fleischer also stars Aziz Ansari as Nick’s best friend Chet, and Danny McBride and Nick Swardson as the would-be thugs.

Like Fleischer’s previous film, 2009?s post-apocalyptic horror comedy "Zombieland," the film pays homage to more serious action movies that inspired it. In a July interview, the director referenced iconic bank heist and car chase movies like"Bullit" and "Goodfellas" that served as on set inspiration for some of the movie’s more thrilling action sequences. Read More...


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