CHIPS movie review

CHIPS movie

Ever since I saw Primer, I’ve had a theory that it’s a good idea to avoid any movie that’s written, directed, and produced by the same person that stars in it. While there are occasional exceptions to the rule (like Spaceballs), it generally works and has spared me from garbage like Tyler Perry’s Madea movies. CHIPS […]

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More critics pan CHIPS while more fans enjoy it

19% on Rotten Tomatoes

We’re not going to keep posting daily updates on the CHIPS movie, but figured we’d do one last update to share that the movie’s Rotten Tomatoes score has dropped under 20%.  It’s currently sitting at 19% with 63 critic reviews. In more positive news, apparently 55% of 6,700 audience members liked it. Which, when you […]

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March 27, 2017

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CHIPS opens 7th at the box office

CHIPS Box Office

According to weekend box office reports, CHIPS ranked seventh at the box office this weekend. The movie brought in an estimated $7.6 million from 2,464 theaters.  According to Box Office Mojo, CHIPS may not even reach $20 million.  It is reported to have had a $25 million budget. The movie is a far cry from the box […]

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CHIPS: Now Playing

CHIPS movie

CHIPS is now playing in theaters nationwide. Also, an update to yesterday’s post, the Rotten Tomatoes rating has dropped to 24%. It now has an Audience Score of 50%. The current “Critics Consensus” is “CHiPS abandons the endearing innocence of its source material, using the titular cop show’s premise as a setup for aggressively lowbrow gags […]

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March 24, 2017

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CHIPS rated 31% at Rotten Tomatoes

Rotten Tomatoes

A rating appeared for CHIPS on Rotten Tomatoes for the first time today. It is currently rated at 31% on the Tomatometer. This rating is based on an average rating of 4.2/10 from 16 movie critic reviews. Of those 16 reviews, only 5 were “fresh” while 11 were “rotten”. Mick LaSalle of the San Francisco Chronicle writes, […]

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March 23, 2017

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Doctor Strange writer and Modern Rogue host pick CHIPS in Summer Movie Draft

Summer Movie Draft 2017

Night Attack is a weekly comedy podcast on DiamondClub.tv hosted by Brian Brushwood (Scam School, Modern Rogue, Hacking the System) and Justin Robert Young (BitTorrent News, Weird Things). Every year, the show conducts a “Summer Movie Draft” in which the hosts invite five other teams to join them in bidding on summer movies, spending up […]

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March 23, 2017

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CHIPS movie premieres in Hollywood

CHIPS cast

CHIPS premiered tonight at the TCL Chinese Theater in Hollywood, California. Lead actors Dax Shepard and Michael Peña walked the blue carpet. Shepard plays “Jon Baker” and also wrote and directed the movie. Peña plays “Francis Poncherello”. Original Ponch, Erik Estrada, was among those in attendance and is the only original “CHiPs” cast member to appear […]

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