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When I first read a CHiPs movie was coming out based on the 1970s cop show of the same name, I laughed. When I then realized that Dax Shepherd and Michael Peña were going to play the California Highway Patrolmen Baker and Poncho, respectively, I suddenly curved my mouth upside down and nodded in approval. Then the movie came out and was practically assaulted by the critics, many citing the film as crass, crude and tasteless...as well as alienating fans of the original show. I
Written and directed by Spanish filmmaker Nacho Vigalondo, Colossal is a type of original work which hardly gets noticed by the general movie-going public. Cleverly fusing several different types of genres and tones without getting thematically convoluted, Colossal stars Anne Hathaway as Gloria, an NYC “writer” who has been unemployed and party drunk for some time; after her boyfriend kicks her out of their apartment, Gloria decides to home to New Hampshire, where she meets c