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Screener Squad: Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers

Chip N' Dale: Rescue Rangers


Don’t be fooled. This isn’t a reboot. This is a continuation of the characters Chip and Dale from the old Rescue Rangers series, but in this reimagining, those lil’ chipmunks were actors in a Roger Rabbit style world co-populated by humans and toons, Chip (voiced by John Mulaney)and Dale (Andy Samberg) meet in elementary school, become fast friends, move to Hollywood, and break into the world of afternoon cartoons. After a falling out and thirty years later, Chip is a successful insurance salesman while Dale spends most of his time on the fan convention circuit. The two are contacted by their old co-star Monterey Jack (Eric Bana), who owes money to a criminal named Sweet Pete (Will Arnett) due to his stinky cheese addiction. Monty warns the pair of a trafficking operation where toons are kidnapped, have their appearances altered, and are shipped overseas to produce bootlegs of their works for the rest of their lives. After Monty vanishes, Detective Ellie Steckler (KiKi Layne), a diehard Rescue Rangers fan, convinces the old duo to team-up once again and solve this mystery themselves. Chad, Dogget, Spider-Mike, and T.C. declare their love for this nostalgia kicking, genre bending, satirical look at Hollywood, and marvel at the sheer audacity of what this movie pulls off.


DIRECTED BY: Akiva Schaffer

STARRING: John Mulaney, Andy Samberg, Juliet Donenfeld, Will Arnett, Mason Blomberg, Eric Bana, Keegan-Michael Key, Seth Rogen, J.K. Simmons, KiKi Layne, Tim Robinson, Flula Borg, Dennis Haysbert, Tress Macneille, Da’Vone McDonald, Chris Parnell, Corey Burton, Jeff Bennett, Liz Cackowski, Rachel Bloom, Steven Curtis Chapman, Charles Fleischer, David Tennant, Alan Oppenheimer, Jorma Taccone, Jim Cummings, Betty Lou Gerson, Akiva Schaffer, Paula Abdul, Paul Rudd, Vin Diesel, Tad Stones





T.C. De Witt (Screener Squad)

T.C. De Witt is a multi-awarded writer/director originally from Wisconsin and now based in Los Angeles. His life has been devoted to the arts since he was a child. He’s been a stage performer, playwright, stand-up comic, film and television actor, radio DJ, podcaster published author, recorded musician, and comic writer/illustrator. He is now a professional screenwriter and has been thriving for the past decade, regularly offering his talents to production studios in LA, Chicago, Milwaukee, and internationally in Sydney and Poland. He’s provided content for Amazon Prime, Netflix, and several YouTube partners. His films have screened internationally, and his stageplays have been performed across the country. In the last ten years, he has directed 57 films, 23 episodes of his series The One Minute Rewatch, 300+ episodes of podcasts, and his multi-award-winning short film Screen: Righter screened at the Festival de Cannes in 2016. He has released two feature films, The Princess Knight and A Christmas Sunset. He thrives on collaboration and the thrill of sharing stories in all forms.



Chad Halvorsen (Screener Squad)

Chad Halvorsen currently resides in Milwaukee, WI, where he produces and edits commercials, films, and everything in between. He was always a fan of film/television growing up, spending days in the Summer, making (terrible) home movies with his brothers. Little did he know that passion would carry on into adulthood. Since 2006, Chad has worked for several agencies in various departments. Shooting, producing, editing, production management, directing, and when forced to, writing copy. In 2015, Chad decided to take the big leap and become a freelancer. Since then, he’s produced content for Lyft, AT&T, Target, and Discovery Network. His passion lies in entertaining people, making them feel better, even for a moment. All the pain and suffering of this business is worth it, if even just one person views his work. Chad is a frequent podcaster, most notably posing as a co-host for the podcast “The Film Illogical Society.”



Danny Dogget (Screener Squad)

Hey persons, it’s your favorite canine Dogget! As many of you know, I don’t identify as a critic as much as a classy shock jock. That being said, I do my best to give all of you a well-balanced review filled with my true opinions and hopefully a few laughs. You can occasionally find me on other persons podcast like Mission Impodible (that’ll be 10 dollars Nathan). For the most part, you can find me doing reviews on



” width=Michael Riojas (Screener Squad, Highly Suspect Reviews)

The man with the ever-changing nicknames. Born in Austin, Riojas was rocketed to Del Rio, Texas, a literal small ville. In his youth, he was bitten by a radioactive… okay, look. Mike is not very good at this whole “talking about himself” thing. But he has been so obsessed with comics, video games, and anime since childhood- that if one has to choose between listening to Joe Quesada or Mike over any obscure Spider-Man trivia, they go to him (or, at least Martin Thomas once said so). He is also a big fan of “Ghostbusters” (he even owns his own jumpsuit and two, that’s right, TWO proton packs!), collects toys and video games, and will defend “Superman IV: The Quest for Peace” if provoked. He lives in Austin with his beloved Dachshund-Maltese and trusted sidekick, Dean. He can also be heard on RageSelect. He can be found on Twitter and Instagram.



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