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FILM DETAILS Certificate U Cast Jason Lee Ross Bagdasarian Jr. Janice Karman David Cross Justin Long Cameron Richardson Directors Tim Hill Screenwriters Jon Vitti Will McRobb Chris Viscardi Running Time 91 minutes
Alvin And The Chipmunks Bring helium balloons so you can sing along
Plot Singing chipmunks Alvin, Simon and Theodore are accidentally transported to LA in a Christmas tree. They befriend a songwriter (Lee) and long to be part of his family. But greedy music exec Ian Hawk (Cross) has other plans for the chipmunks. Verdict Fun musical numbers and cartoonish humour give way to a bland sermon about the evils of the music industry. Reviewed by Anna Smith
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