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FILM REVIEW: ALVIN!!!

December 15, 2007

“Alvin and the Chipmunks” are back.  For decades, "The Chipmunk Song" has inspired countless Christmas wishes and their innocence takes us back to a simpler time.  Ross Bagdasarian Jr. is the son of the man who created the Chipmunks and their signature sound. Today, Ross Jr. and his wife Janice Karmin carry on the Chipmunk legacy despite stiff competition from movies such as I Am Legend and the sequel National Treasure: Book of Secrets.  But the once lowly regarded and poorly reviewed family film "Alvin" has ended up grossing much more than anticipated, thanks in part to Alvin's modest $55-million budget.  Nearly 50 years after the Chipmunks crooned their first song, a new generation is singing along with Alive, Simon and Theodore. Read More




 
 
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