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Alvin and the Chipmunks Reviews

Alvin and the Chipmunks

Overview


Genre :

Comedy, Family, Fantasy

Release Date :

December 14, 2007

MPAA Rating :

PG

Director :

Tim Hill

Starring :

Jason Lee, Cameron Richardson, Jesse McCartney, Ross Bagdasarian Jr., Janice Karman, David Cross, Jane Lynch, Beth Riesgraf, Don Tiffany, Jordan Green, Erin Chambers

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Not quite bad, but it's not recommended either.    Readers  4 of 5 [Rate It]

2 of 4

“..Ultimately, the values and the CGI are good, but the acting is broad and the chipmunks aren't really differentiated..”
by Carrie Rickey [Philadelphia Inquirer]
1 of 5

“..the most important reason to stay away from it is that the film is insurmountably annoying..”
by David Mercier [FilmJudge]
2 of 4

“..simply mediocre and immediately forgettable..”
by Jeff Vice [Deseret Morning News]
1.5 of 4

“..inane movie adaptation of the forgettable cartoon series of the '60s..”
by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
1 of 4

“..Compared with family films such as Ratatouille and Enchanted, Alvin and the Chipmunks comes off as a soulless, empty stab at entertainment..”
by Barry Hertz [National Post]
“..awful enough to instantly cure any remaining nostalgia for the rodent trio..”
by Lou Lumenick [New York Post]
Review rate : C+
Reviewed by Joe Williams [St. Louis Post-Dispatch]
3 of 5
Reviewed by Roger Moore [Orlando Sentinel]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by Sue Pierman [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by Ty Burr [Boston Globe]
2 of 4
Reviewed by Stephen Cole [Globe and Mail]
2 of 4
Reviewed by Ed Gonzalez [Slant Magazine]
2 of 4
Reviewed by Susan Walker [Toronto Star]
1.5 of 4
Reviewed by Elizabeth Weitzman [NY Daily News]
1 of 5
Reviewed by Bill Gibron [Filmcritic.com]

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