It’s time to get Munk’d!
By M&C News Mar 26, 2008, 16:09 GMT
A L V I N ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! Struggling songwriter Dave Seville (Jason Lee) opens his home to a talented trio of chipmunks named Alvin, Simon and Theodore, they become overnight music sensations. But when a greedy record producer (David Cross) tries to exploit the "boys", Dave must use a little human ingenuity and a lot of \'munk mischief to get his furry family back ...more
Get your squeak on because The Chipmunks are back and bigger than ever! The $208+ million blockbuster family comedy sensation Alvin and the Chipmunks sings and dances its way to DVD and Blu-ray Disc April 1st from Fox Home Entertainment. To help fans get in the mood, M&C is giving away three copies of the DVD and two copies of the soundtrack!
Funny, mischievous and very adventurous, the famous talented chipmunk trio - Alvin, Simon and Theodore - come to life like never before in the new live-action, CGI-animated film that rocked the box office.
Filled with heartfelt moments, catchy music and witty humor for both children and parents alike, Alvin and the Chipmunks stars Golden Globe nominee Jason Lee (“My Name is Earl”) as the struggling songwriter Dave Seville who is surrogate father/stage manager to the famous threesome – Alvin, Simon and Theodore, respectively voiced by teen heartthrob Justin Long (Live Free or Die Hard), Matthew Gray Gubler (R.V., “Criminal Minds”) and actor-pop sensation Jesse McCartney (“Summerland”).
Directed by Tim Hill (Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties) and from the writers of The Simpsons Movie and Ice Age 2, the film also features hilarious performances from Emmy-winner David Cross (“Arrested Development”), Jane Lynch (Anchorman) and rising star Cameron Richardson (“Point Pleasant”).
A global phenomenon to generations of fans, Alvin and the Chipmunks were originally created in 1958 by Ross Bagdasarian, Sr. The singing trio have delighted audiences around the world with the release of 16 studio records selling over 43 million albums, which have garnered five Grammy Awards, notably with their Christmas perennial favorite “The Chipmunk Song” becoming a #1 hit single in the U.S., selling over 43 million albums.
Also a smashing success, the “Alvin and the Chipmunks” animated TV series debuted in 1983 and was broadcast in over 100 countries and recipient of three Emmy nominations, followed by several other animated feature films and TV specials over the years. The ‘Munks’ catchy sound and comic adventures have been a pop-culture mainstay for both young and old, now celebrating their 50th Anniversary this year!
Loaded with fun-filled bonus features including a hilarious “Munkumentary,” “Witch Doctor” music video and two behind-the-scenes featurettes exploring the Chipmunks history, music and more.
As an added bonus, both the Alvin and the Chipmunks DVD and Blu-ray Disc release will offer Fox’s new Digital Copy feature that allows viewers to quickly and easily download a digital version of the film to a Mac or Windows-based PC computer and then transfer to select portable video devices including an iPod and/or iPhone.
Plus also available on the DVD will be two exclusive Alvin and the Chipmunks film soundtrack iTunes music downloads, with brand-squeaky new remixes of “Get Munk’d” and “Get You Goin’.”
Three Grand Prize Winners will receive a copy of the Alvin & The Chipmunks DVD
Two Runner-Up Winners will receive a copy of the Alvin & The Chipmunks Soundtrack
To enter, contestants need to provide a name and e-mail address. Upon notification of winning, contestants will have five days to reply with the name and address of where their prize should be sent.
Sorry, but this competition is open to residents of the USA only (PR Companies can not ship prizes outside the U.S.).
Alvin & The Chipmunks is now available for pre-order at Amazon. It is available for pre-order at AmazonUK for an April 14th release. Visit the DVD database for more information. Click Here to enter to win!