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March 24, 2017

At the Movies: Big-screen ‘CHIPS' a tawdry disappointment

By SANDY COHEN
AP Entertainment Writer

“CHiPs” was a wholesome TV show in the 1970s and ‘80s about two California Highway Patrol officers. They were a couple of good-natured guys who embodied California cool with their motorcycles and mirrored sunglasses, solving problems, catching criminals and brightening days everywhere.

Reimagined by writer, director, producer and star Dax Shepard, the big-screen “CHIPS” is a tawdry, testosterone-fueled tale built around penis jokes and endless evaluation of women's appearances.


 
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