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Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel Reviews

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John Gholson

Were they always this boring?

Full Review Source: Cinematical

February 10, 2012
Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
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Whatever slim charms there were in the nostalgic, musically cute and slapstick-friendly first film of chipmunk mania are squished right out of The Squeakquel like so much rodent roadkill.

Full Review Source: Orlando Sentinel | Original Score: 1/4

December 23, 2009
Sam Bathe
Fan The Fire

Throwaway fun at some points of the film, but on the whole it's simply very frustrating.

Full Review Source: Fan The Fire | Original Score: 1/5

April 15, 2010
Ella Taylor
Village Voice
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It's not entirely Thomas's fault: What are you going to do with those fat-cheeked, helium-voiced singing critters but slap together enough "awwww" moments to make the toddlers happy and enough knowing winks to keep parental bums in the seats?

Full Review Source: Village Voice

December 23, 2009
Scott Nash
Three Movie Buffs

Instead of paying for celebrity voices that are rendered unrecognizable, why not pay for better writers?

Full Review Source: Three Movie Buffs | Original Score: 1/4

December 23, 2009
Alex Zane
Sun Online

A kids' movie with few laughs for the older viewer.

Full Review Source: Sun Online | Original Score: 2/5

January 5, 2010
John P. McCarthy
ReelTalk Movie Reviews

Perfunctorily cute, the only selling points of this squeakuel are its seamless mix of CGI and live-action, and that it goes by in a flash.

Full Review Source: ReelTalk Movie Reviews

December 23, 2009
Lance Gould
Boston Phoenix

[It] could be the most aggressively terrible movie of the year.

Full Review Source: Boston Phoenix | Original Score: 0/4

December 22, 2009
James Rocchi

The Chipmunks, in the first film, were the mathematical creations of a computer; watching The Squeakquel, the fun of the first film fades away as you realize that this time around, you could just as easily say that about the script.

Full Review Source: Redbox | Original Score: 2/5

December 24, 2009
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

It's mildly amusing and the climax is pretty exciting but, all in all, I'm not sure the Squeakquel was strictly necessary.

Full Review Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press | Original Score: 2/4

December 23, 2009
Karina Longworth
Time Out New York
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Blending CGI and live action, this "squeakquel" to the witless 2007 kids' film proves just how dangerous such technology is when placed in the wrong hands.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 1/5

December 30, 2009
David Hiltbrand
Philadelphia Inquirer
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The whole thing is rather insipid. But Thomas makes it smoother and more palatable than it deserves to be.

Full Review Source: Philadelphia Inquirer | Original Score: 2/4

December 23, 2009
Eric D. Snider
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Being aimed at children isn't a valid excuse for a movie to be simple-minded and illogical. You know that, right?

Full Review Source: | Original Score: D

December 23, 2009
Catherine Shoard

The Squeakquel is astonishingly high-pitched, like 100 helium balloons being let off in your head. A caveat, then: dogs may pick up on subtleties I've missed.

Full Review Source: Guardian | Original Score: 2/5

December 18, 2009
Thomas Leupp

This is perfect entertainment for those who find 'Teletubbies' and 'Dora the Explorer' to be a little too highbrow.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 1/5

December 25, 2009
Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News
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The slapstick required of everyone, animals or not, will exhaust even parents who remember the Chipmunks' original hits.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 1/5

December 23, 2009
Kevin McCarthy
BDK Reviews

An unsatisfying sequel to a very mediocre first film. It is so unfunny and painful that I actually saw people walking out of the free screening I attended.

Full Review Source: BDK Reviews | Original Score: 1/5

December 26, 2009
Brian Orndorf

Zachary Levi is easily the single worst element of The Squeakquel, which speaks to the depths of annoyance the actor plummets to. The cartoons show more wit and ease with a punchline than this guy.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: D+

December 24, 2009
Jim Lane
Sacramento News & Review

... silly but harmless ...

Full Review Source: Sacramento News & Review | Original Score: 2/5

December 30, 2009
Brian Gibson
Vue Weekly (Edmonton, Canada)

Easy resolutions pop up and there's no real drama, with flat jokes, overacting and wasted comic-talent voices slathered between the plot's thin slices-of-strife like cheap peanut butter.

Full Review Source: Vue Weekly (Edmonton, Canada)

January 21, 2010
Brent Simon
Shared Darkness
May 15, 2012

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