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The Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers film can be called a reboot, but I think it’s a continuation. It establishes a broader universe, where many animated characters (from the past 35 years) live alongside humans, and they’re mostly movie and television performers rather than real life versions of the cartoon persona.
This meta work knows there’ll be hard critics, and those who grew up watching the classic 90s series will wonder if this release means an all new beginning for the titular pair. To truly hate it is tough. The writing team of Dan Gregor and Doug Mand knew they’d be facing a lot of flak if it did not honour why these rodents are best friends.
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