David Cross Defends Alvin and the Chipmunks Role

January 4, 2008 at 7:55 pm Leave a comment

Critics, bloggers, movie website readers — pretty much anybody who knows their way around a keyboard have voiced their “concern” for Alvin and the Chipmunks. (Though with $150 million in the bank after only three weeks, the rodents are doing well with the average man on the street and his family.) But enough is enough, says David Cross, and he’s countering with a lengthy tirade of his own.

Cross, who plays a sleazeball record exec in the movie, writes on the Bob and David site:

“I am not stupid nor unobservant. I knew going into this movie that I would be eating a lot of delicious s–t for it. Usually I wouldn’t give a s–t about what everyone’s feelings are about it, but I wasn’t prepared for the level, or amount I should say, of vitriol that’s been flung about like so much monkey poo.”

Goaded into action after remarks from fellow comedian Patton Oswalt, Cross presents four-and-a-half reasons why he took the role and why some criticisms are out of place:

Read the entire article at : www.cinema-pedia.com

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