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Movie Review: #CHiPs

The raunch of CHiPs makes it a great comedic ride down the California highway. Review by Matt Cummings As a young teen, I spent more than enough time in front of the television, absorbed in now-forgettable series like CHiPs . But there are elements of this campy comedy/drama that still resonate: the excellent motorcycle sequences, those awesome Harley Davidsons, the groovy Big Band music from Season 1. Its revival in theaters this week reflects little of the series' original DNA, but it still works as a hilarious raunchy re-imagining and perhaps a blueprint for a potential franchise. As the FBI pursues corruption within the California Highway Patrol, it assigns one of its agents (Michael Pena) to go undercover as Frank 'Ponch' Poncherello, who secretly harbors sexual desires for any woman in yoga pants, masturbating three times or more before lunch. He's teamed up with the oldest recruit in the CHP, the former motorcycle stunt rider Jon Baker (Dax Shepard

The Boat Builder To Premiere 38th @DenverFilm

The Boat Builder will celebrate its Colorado Premiere at the 38th Denver Film Festival on Friday, November 13, 6:30pm at the UA Denver Pavilions. In competition for the Festival's True Grit award for Best Colorado Produced Film, The Boat Builder is written and directed by Arnold Grossman and stars Christopher Lloyd (Back to the Future, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Taxi), Jane Kaczmarek (Malcolm in the Middle), and David Lascher (Hey Dude, Sabrina the Teenage Witch) The Boat Builder tells the story of Abner, played by Christopher Lloyd, an embittered old mariner and widower living a solitary life. Withdrawn from his family and the tight-knit community of his small marine town, he is a grumpy and unsociable man who seems to live in the past - only finding comfort in the countless hours spent building a sailboat in his yard. When neglected young orphan Rick, played by Tekola Cornetet, wanders onto Abner's property hiding from local bullies, the two find common ground and for