The movie reviews are coming in

And they’re mostly positive.

Here are a few excerpts:

From The Hollywood Reporter:

It’s the funniest movie of the year so far, either animated or live-action. Or in this case both, since it ingeniously melds the two…

From Variety:

This frenetic and funny crossbreeding of live action and cartoon is both a reboot and an anti-reboot, a corporate-funded raspberry at corporate IP, and a giddily dumb smart aleck committed to mocking its joke — and making it, too.

From Indiewire:

It makes for a creative, clever watch, though one that seems exclusively imagined to cater to the series’ older fans and otherwise mature audiences

From IGN:

An animated pop-culture extravaganza, Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers is a fast and funny roller coaster into a cyclone of cartoon characters, with clever gags, inventive action, and enough heart and depth to allow a story to eke through.
Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers isn’t the first movie to do what it’s doing – with live-action and animation sharing the screen, helping nurture a meta-comedy adventure – but it’s damn fun and one of the cleverest uses of elder pop culture properties in a while. It skewers the industry, but in a whimsical way, not a tiring one.

From Collider:

With Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers , Disney finally has made a spiritual successor to Who Framed Roger Rabbit , a remarkably ambitious and hilarious live-action/animation hybrid that is also one of the best comedies of the year.
Chip ’n Dale: Rescue Rangers is an ingenious parody of our IP-obsessed culture that also manages to show how joyous and brilliant this combination and celebration of old properties can be when done extremely well. As Chip and Dale both say throughout Rescue Rangers , “the biggest risk is not taking any risk at all,” and with Rescue Rangers , this gigantic swing pays off with an inventive revival that is full of wonder and imagination.

However, not everyone loved it. Here are some of the negatives…

From AV Club:

Although the film takes its irreverence to heart, the story told—about two estranged pals learning to be friends again while reassembling their squad—is flat and familiar, even if the particulars are unique.

From TheIndependentCritic:

What Chip n’ Dale: Rescue Rangers lacks is an actual sense of the characters we love.

From Screen Rant:

Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers falls short as a satire and relies a bit too much on surprise cameos, but still has some moments of genuine cleverness.

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