Of course, some of the music gets panned into the rears, along with some extremely quiet ambience during the more dialogue driven scenes, but there's not much in the way of outright immersion. Yes, apparently going to the theater to watch singing chipmunks was enticing enough that for a minute or two she considered skipping out on a trip to the beach in December. But the Chipmunks unexpectedly meet their match in three singing chipmunks known as The Chipettes - Brittany, Eleanor and Jeanette. Enjoy all the albums new movie with all favorite movie internet! Rather, he is the glue that holds the 'family' together in this film. It is the second installment in the Alvin and the Chipmunks film series, the film stars Zachary Levi, David Cross and Jason Lee with the voices of Justin Long, Matthew Gray Gubler, Jesse McCartney, Amy Poehler, Anna Faris and Christina Applegate.
All rights to the products, photos and video - belong to their creators. Music in a Nutshell: Song Trivia Turn on this feature to activate a pop-up trivia track that runs throughout the film, giving information about the various songs featured on the soundtrack. Ridiculous is also a good word to describe some of the adult actors' performances. The Chipmunks and the Chipettes perform together and receive the money for the music program. The world famous singing pre-teen chipmunk trio return to contend with the pressures of school, celebrity, and a rival female music group known as The Chipettes.
The top quality was great around. Munking History: 50 Years of Chipmunk Mischief, Mayhem and Music 1080p, 9:21 The most enjoyable supplement—especially for those who grew up with the three high-pitched rodents—is this brief retrospective of The Chipmunks' multi-generational history in music and cartoons. There are also a few moments when the chipmunks stand out somewhat awkwardly from their surroundings, but I can't really dock the transfer for that. If you have any legal issues please contact the appropriate media file owners or host sites. I reassured her that there were theaters in Florida, and we happily took her and the rest of the kids to see the Squeakquel on her birthday. I just wonder how this current crop of young fans will feel about The Chipmunks when their kids are playing pitch- shifted pop songs on repeat.
It was so cool to see Alvin and Simon come to his defense so readily. Dave was wise letting him be in charge, as we can see later when Simon tries and fails to hold the family together by making Alvin promise not to miss the sing-off. Three singing female chipmunks, Brittany, Jeanette, and Eleanor, also known as The Chipettes, emerge from a FedEx package and Ian hires them as plot to get back at the Chipmunks and revive his career. Yes, he is a bit anal-retentive and even has a bit of an ego, but it's clear he is the most respectable of the trio. How many guys could be counted upon to be that honest? While the performing life presents its own unique challenges, Dave always does his best to instill a sense of compassion and familial love into his young charges. Simon is a good role-model in this movie, because he is the most mature of the three. Meanwhile, the chipmunks' nemesis, down-but-not- out music exec Ian Hawke David Cross discovers The Chipettes—The Chipmunks' female counterparts—and enrolls them in school, with the hope that they might win the contest and send him back to the top of the Jett Records food chain.
But they soon face some stiff competition when they meet the Chipettes - a beautiful, talented trio of chipmunks discovered by Ian, the boys' evil ex-manager. Your kids will love this! Having to recuperate there, Dave asks his aunt Jackie to look after the Chipmunks, Alvin, Simon and Theodore. Music Videos 1080p Five music videos comprised of footage from the film: Single Ladies 3:07 , We Are Family 3:12 , Shake Your Groove Thing 4:35 , You Really Got Me feat. After watching David Cross plumb new career comedic lows, I found myself hoping that the longtime-in-the- works movie script for Arrested Development would get pushed into production this year, just so Cross might once again have some good material to work with. They visit the principal's office, only to discover that the principal, Dr. Clarity is strong, showing an appreciable amount of skin and clothing texture on the live-action actors, and finely rendering the 'munks not-quite-cartoonish, not-quite-photorealistic fur and costumes.
Soon the Chipettes are hired, but learn that the concert at which they are to perform as an opening act for a Britney Spears concert at the Staples Center is on the same night as the school contest. . She demands that they all perform together or not at all, until Ian threatens to send them to a barbecue restaurant unless they perform. I started on 6-11 and still had trouble figuring out what I was doing. Let 'em love it, I say, even if that means grinning and bearing it while over-caffeinated pop songs blare from the living room. In the post-credits, Ian is thrown into a dumpster.
Romantic sparks and crazy mishaps happen when the Chipmunks and Chipettes square off. They chase the Chipmunks around the school and give Simon a swirlie in a toilet. Shake Your Groove Thing with Rosero 1080p, 8:59 Choreographer Rosero gives us a class on how to perform some of the dance moves we see the chipmunks doing in the film. Honor Society 2:02 , The Song feat. Still, for kids, these guys aren't actors, they're the butts of endless potty jokes and physical gags, all of which seem quite adept at making the under-10 set crack up. I'm not sure what else you want. Ages 6 and older with parental guidance due to some mild rude humor — More fun: For a little bit of free home fun, check out foxfamilyflicks.
For whatever reason, the chipmunks are enrolled in high school, where a popular crew of knucklehead jocks woos Alvin away from his siblings, jeopardizing Principal Rubin's Wendie Malick plans to enroll the pipsqueaks in a singing contest that could net the school's music department a cool 25 grand. The Chipettes' sequined dresses look especially vivid. Search for movie Alvin and the Chipmunks 2. Sneak Peeks 1080p, 3:25 Includes trailers for Tooth Fairy and Space Chimps 2: Zartog Strikes Back. The fact that he isn't even that valued by the team is evident in that he wasn't even put in the game till they were almost defeated anyway, so what did they have to lose with a questionably legal Hail Mary pass? Rubin has the jocks scrape the gum off from under the bleachers in the gymnasium.
The only hesitation came from KitKat, who lamented that she would not be able to see Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel for her birthday with all of her friends. Tiny tots will accept it all—they don't have any disbelief to suspend—but for us grownups, no amount of imagination can save The Squeakquel from seeming slightly ridiculous. Perhaps I should drop this line of reasoning. Adults may take brief refuge in a handful of off-the-wall references—Alvin channels DeNiro in Taxi Driver, and later gives Hannibal Lecter's favre beans and Chianti speech—but anyone over twenty will quickly tire under the barrage of chipmunk-itized pop tunes. The film isn't the greatest, but this is an otherwise impressive package from Fox, with a tight high definition image, a solid audio track, and a nearly inexhaustible array of bonus features.
When a concert mishap lands Dave in the hospital, the Chipmunks take a break from superstardom and enroll in school to fit in with kids their age. After he reads a story about them, he quickly sends the Chipettes to school. » Show more for Alvin and the Chipmunks 2: The Squeakquel Blu-ray. Before the Battle Of The Bands, Alvin receives a call from the Chipettes who tell him that Ian has locked them in a cage, so Alvin races off to rescue them while Simon tells Jeanette how to open the cage over the cell phone. But at it's heart is a good, clean message that should be something every kid in the world needs to be reminded of every once in a while: Family is your most priceless possession. Rockin' Rising Stars 1080p, 6:21 A profile of Honor Society and Charice Pempengco, two of the musical acts briefly featured in the film.