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Today we have reports of the dead filming in a primary school in Uvalde, Texas. There’s a lot of outrage on Twitter, and some of it is directed at Texas Governor Greg Abbott (R) and Representative Tony Gonzales (R-Texas) for their past tweets about gun laws. People are also looking at alleged shooter’s social networks accounts.
Scroll down for a column of streaming entertainment by our personal writer Michelle, plus other must-reads.
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HORRIBLE: There was a mass shooting Tuesday at an elementary school in Texas. At least nineteen students and two adults were killed.
Rep. Tony Gonzales, who represents the district where the shooting took place, is being called out for his past tweets that criticized gun control measures. People are also hold Governor Abbott accountable after the state expanded gun rights in 2021.
The alleged shooter, who was also reportedly killed on Tuesday bought a gun online. He often published articles about firearms on his instagram account, which has since been removed.
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Who is “Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers” for?
Stop Me If You’ve Seen This One: A Major Studio Releases A Movie That’s In equal parts a festival of nostalgia and criticizing the very idea of this nostalgia. It’s silly and genuine enough that you can tell the filmmakers have genuine respect for what they riff on while showing that the oft-mocked studio is “in” the joke. He has Easter eggs and cameos a lot, and there are homages and world-building galore.
Although many shows and movies operate in this space – a surprising number of superhero shows and movies, Ralph breaks the internet, Loan player oneand a lot of Disney’s live-action remakesJust to name a few-Tic and Tac: Rescue Rangersthe latest Disney+ offer, is one of the best. And seen how rough those trailers apparently felt like a complete embrace of reboot culture’s worst inclinations, I’m just as surprised by this development as you are.
Directed by Akiva Schaffer of The Lonely Island and starring John Mulaney and Andy Samberg as the titular chipmunks, it takes place in a world where humans and animated characters live among themselves. Chip (Mulaney) and Dale (Samberg) were once the stars of a hit Disney TV show, but nearly 30 years later they have gone their separate ways. Chip sells insurance while Dale, who underwent surgery to become a CGI animated character, now frequents fan conventions. It wasn’t until their former co-star Monterey Jack (Eric Bana) is kidnapped by a criminal gang whose business dealings have resulted in the disappearance of at least six other toons (and the police unable to arrest them) that Tic and Tac are reunited again.
Not much about Tic and Tac: Rescue Rangers‘ the plot is all original. We’ve seen plenty of movies two lifelong friends who had a fight and are forced to reunite, an odd couple who are the only ones who can solve the big deal, and a twist is so obvious that the characters even recognize how obvious the twist is in the movie. And that’s before I get into how much Tic and Tac: Rescue Rangers is indebted to the 1988 film Who Framed Roger Rabbit in how he brought his two worlds together.
The main board of Tic and Tac: Rescue Rangers comes from hybrid of live action and animation, which worked for me. You have smaller aspects that really only allow the world to grow a little bit – you know there were supposed to be several meetings about how exactly a pair of 3D AirPods would fit in Chip’s 2D ears – but it also celebrates the highs and lows of animation medium. There are dozens of nods to Disney thanks to brand synergy, but it’s not just a movie full of disney legends or properties that Disney has also acquired in recent years. The film pokes fun at reboot culture, the odd valley, a certain style of animation that was in vogue in the early 2000s, Cats‘ cats, and there is even justice for ugly sonic!
But as I watched Tic and Tac: Rescue RangersI had to wonder who, exactly, was this movie aimed at. The main villain, a famous Disney character who was abandoned by Hollywood after reaching puberty, may or may not be a reference to the real-life tragedy of the child star who brought this character to life. The gang’s criminal enterprise is to forcibly alter beloved cartoon characters (so that they evade copyright and trademark laws) and make them star in contraband scams foreverwhose studios could be said to be, in a much more officially sanctioned (and generally respectful to the point of reverence) way, are already doing to their own IP address. the Tic and Tac: Rescue Rangers the show only lasted a year and a half and got a second life in syndication via Disney Afternoon in the early 90s, making the film a a more natural fit for millennials firmly in their thirties who grew up with the show, not necessarily younger audiences who might experience Chip and Dale for the first time.
I saw again Who Framed Roger Rabbit (a movie I didn’t see a few years ago) the other night, and it still stands; it’s not just the crossovers, cameos and ingenuity that leads to a new era of animation, but it also contains a fully realized story. I do not know if Tic and Tac: Rescue Rangers does it work for this—I think it pulls a little too many punches– but if a movie that seemed to sell but is better than it has a right to be attracts a few adults stop arguing that animation is something to be enduredI take it.
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