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TCFHE Press Release: Alvin and the Chipmunks the Squeakquel (Blu-ray Combo)


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#1 of 1 OFFLINE   Ronald Epstein

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Posted February 09 2010 - 11:31 PM

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THE BIGGEST SQUEAKIN’ FAMILY 
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LOS ANGELES, CA. (February 9, 2010) – The box office smash hit Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel sings and shakes its way to Blu-ray Disc/DVD Combo Pack, “Squeak-Along” double DVD, and DVD Single Disc March 30th from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. A follow-up to 2007’s Alvin and the Chipmunks, Chipmunk singing sensations Alvin, Simon and Theodore are back for an encore in this hilarious “squeakquel” packed with over an hour more of music. The Squeak-Along bonus content includes new sing-alongs such as Beyonce’s “Single Ladies,” teaches audiences how to dance like the Chipmunks with the “Shake Your Groove Thing” dance instructional video, games and more nutty fun for the whole family!

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. 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!

From director Betty Thomas (Dr. Dolittle), the heartwarming film stars Golden Globe® nominee* Jason Lee (“My Name Is Earl”), Emmy Award® winner** David Cross (“Arrested Development”) and Zachary Levi (“Chuck”), and features vocal talent from franchise veterans Justin Long (He’s Just Not That Into You), Matthew Gray Gubler (500 Days of Summer) and actor-pop heartthrob Jesse McCartney (Alvin and the Chipmunks). Newcomers Christina Applegate (“Samantha Who”), Anna Faris (The House Bunny) and Amy Poehler (“Saturday Night Live”) lend their voices to the musically talented Chipettes as Brittany, Jeanette and Eleanor, respectively.

The hit soundtrack to the Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel features The Chipmunks and The Chipettes covering some of today’s top hits and classic tracks as well as original songs including “Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It),” “Hot N Cold,” “Stayin’ Alive,” and “I Gotta Feeling.” The album is certified gold by the RIAA for sales of over 500,000 and has reached #1 on the Billboard Top Soundtrack chart and #6 on the Billboard Top 200 Album chart.

The Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack includes a high definition Blu-ray version of the film, and all hilarious bonus features from the Squeak-Along Bonus Disc including Sing-Alongs, Chipmunk Adventures, Munk Music Machine, Meet the Chipettes, Meet The Rising Stars, Music Mania, Shake Your Groove Thing, Music Videos, a Live Lookup featurette, and much more. The pack also includes a Digital Copy and a standard DVD, and will be available for the suggested retail price of $39.99 U.S. / $49.99 Canada.

Featuring more entertainment for the whole family, the “Squeak-Along” double DVD pack features an all-new bonus disc with over an hour of added Chipmunks Sing-alongs, music videos, featurettes and much more, and will be sold for the suggested retail price of $34.98 U.S. / $45.98 Canada.

The Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel will also be available in a single disc with two featurettes – Munk Music Machine and Music Mania – for the suggested retail price of $29.98 U.S. / $43.48 Canada.

For more Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel fun, go to www.MunkYourself.com now to create your own munk! The website will include many new updates that are sure to make you party like a munk-star, including 2 brand-new games -- "Dance to the Beat" and "Munk Mic" -- as well as the ability to generate a munked audio-recording of your voice which can be downloaded as a ringtone.

Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack Special Features: (Catalog # 2266019)
Disc One
Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel Blu-ray
Munking History: 50 Years of Chipmunk Mischief, Mayhem & Music
Munk Music Machine
Meet the Chipettes
Rockin’ Rising Stars
Music Mania
Meet the Stuffies
Shake Your Groove Thing! with Rosero
Music Videos & Sing-Alongs “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It),” “We Are Family,” “Shake Your Groove Thing”
Music Videos: (“You Really Got Me” featuring Honor Society & “The Song” featuring Queensberry)
A-l-v-i-n-n-n-n!!! Album Maker
Live Lookup
Music In A Nutshell: Song Trivia
The Chipmunks: Behind the Squeaking
A-NUT-omy of a Scene
Disc Two
Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel feature film
Disc Three
Digital Copy

“Squeak-Along” Double DVD (Catalog # 2266017 (Side-by-Side) / 2266697 (back-to-back)
Disc One
Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel Blu-ray
Munk Music Machine
Music Mania

Disc Two
Munking History : 50 Years of Chipmunk Mischief, Mayhem & Music
Meet the Chipettes
Rockin’ Rising Stars
Chipmunks: Behind the Squeaking
A-NUT-omy of a Scene
Meet the Stuffies
Shake Your Groove Thing! With Rosero
Music Videos & Sing-Along (“Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)”, “We Are Family,” “Shake Your Groove Thing”

Single-Disc DVD Special Features (Catalog # 2266010)
Munk Music Machine
Music Mania Featurette

About Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment
A recognized global industry leader, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment LLC (TCFHE) is the worldwide marketing, sales and distribution company for all Fox film and television programming on DVD, Blu-ray Disc (BD) and Digital Copy as well as acquisitions and original productions. The company also releases all products around the globe for MGM Home Entertainment. Each year TCFHE introduces hundreds of new and newly enhanced products, which it services to retail outlets -- from mass merchants and warehouse clubs to specialty stores and e-commerce - throughout the world. Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment LLC is a subsidiary of Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, a News Corporation company.

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ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS: THE SQUEAKQUEL
Street Date:March 30, 2010
Prebook Date:March 3, 2010
Screen Format:Widescreen
Audio:English 5.1 DTS-HD, Spanish and French 5.1 Dolby Digital
English 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish and French Dolby Surround (Standard)
Subtitles:Spanish and French
U.S. Rating:PG
Total Run Time:1.28:25
Closed Captioned:Yes

*2006, 2007: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series, (“My Name Is Earl”) 
**1993: Outstanding Individual Achievement in Writing in a Variety or Music Program (“The Ben Stiller Show”)
 


 

Ronald J Epstein
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