Live action/animated comedy Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers The film won the Creative Arts Emmy for Outstanding Television Movie. A continuation of the three-decade-old cartoon series of the same name, the film premiered on the Disney+ streaming service in May to positive reviews. rescue ranger outperformed other nominees Ray Donovan: The Movie, Reno 911!: The Hunt for QAnon, The survivor Y Zoey’s Extraordinary Christmas.
Critics praised the film’s meta-commentary and voice performances, and compared it favorably to Space Jam: A New Legacy, another live-action/animated hybrid that made digs in the movie industry, but was trashed upon release. own collider Ross Bonaimein his laudatory review, he called rescue ranger “a clever parody of our IP-obsessed culture that also succeeds in showing just how playful and brilliant this combination and celebration of vintage properties can be when done extremely well.”
Directed by Akiva Shaffer and with the voices of John Mulaney Y Andy Samberg as Chip and Dale, respectively, the film picks up years after the two characters, in a self-aware twist, became household names thanks to the original cartoon series. After falling out over creative differences and an apparent betrayal, the two formers are forced to join forces after being embroiled in the disappearance of their old friend Monty.
Schaffer is perhaps best known as a member of the comedy group The Lonely Island, alongside Samberg and Jorma Taccone. As a film director, he has directed race car, The watchand the criminally underrated Pop star: never stop, never stop. He also co-produced the well-received 2020 time-loop sitcom. Palm Springs. rescue ranger it’s easily the biggest budget he’s ever worked with; cinematography, for example, was in charge of Zack Snyderusual PD Larry Fongwhile the score was composed by blockbuster veteran bryan tyler. The film’s visual style (and bubblegum tone) was a throwback to the director. Robert Zemeckis‘ innovative who killed roger rabbit.
The original cartoon series ran for 65 episodes between 1989 and 1990. The characters were originally created in the early 1940s and appeared in a series of shorts that lasted until the mid-1950s.
The film also features KiKi Layne, Arnett, eric banana, flula borg, dennis haysbert, Key Keegan-Michael, tress macneille, Tim Robinson, seth rogen, J K SimmonsY Chris Parnell. You can watch our interview with Schaffer here and read the official synopsis for the film below:
In Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers, Chip and Dale live between cartoons and humans in present-day Los Angeles, but now their lives are quite different. Decades have passed since his hit TV series was cancelled, and Chip (voice of Mulaney) has succumbed to a suburban domestic life as an insurance salesman. Meanwhile, Dale (voice of Sandberg), has undergone CGI surgery and works the nostalgia convention circuit, desperate to relive his glory days. When a former castmate mysteriously disappears, Chip and Dale must mend their broken friendship and assume their Rescue Rangers detective personas once again to save their friend’s life.