I received my review copy of Monte Carlo Blu-ray + Digital Copy this week. The movie is about a high school graduate, Grace, and her best friend, Emma. Grace and Emma have been planning a trip to Paris. However, at the last minute, Grace’s parents kinda forced her to take her older stepsister (Meg) with her. The stepsisters go along with the idea even though it’s clear they don’t love each other like a love song. While the girls are in Paris, Grace is mistaken for a famous socialite and their trip to Paris becomes a trip to Monte Carlo. Bottom line: Monte Carlo is a chick flick that will appeal mainly to tweens, teenagers, and young women. Monte Carlo (Twentieth Century Fox) is available now on Blu-ray and DVD.
The storyline in Monte Carlo is very predictable and I don’t think anyone will be surprised by how the movie ends. Regardless of it’s predictability, my tween daughter and wife enjoyed the movie. They even found it funny at times.
Justin Bieber’s girlfriend is the star
The star of the movie is Selena Gomez (Grace and Cordelia Winthrop Scott). Leighton Meester (Meg) and Katie Cassidy (Emma) played the other two main characters in Monte Carlo. The film also features Cory Monteith (Owen – Emma’s boytoy), Luke Bracey (Riley – Meg’s boytoy), Pierre Boulanger (Theo – Grace’s boytoy), Andie MacDowell (Grace’s mom), and Brett Cullen (Grace’s dad). The movie was directed by Thomas Bezucha, and Nicole Kidman was one of the producers.
Monte Carlo features three singers, but they don’t sing
There’s at least three singers in the movie (Selena Gomez [Love You Like A Love Song], Cory Monteith [Glee], and Leighton Meester [Country Strong]), but none of them sang in this movie. I was expecting at least a music video in the extras, but there’s no music videos. However, Selena Gomez’s Who Says song is featured at the end of the movie during the credits.
What’s included in Monte Carlo
- Deleted Scenes
- Monte Carlo Match Up
- Ding-Dang Delicious: The Boys of Monte Carlo
- Monte Carlo Couture (Blu-ray only)
- Jet Setter’s Dream (Blu-ray only)
- Backstage Pass
- Gossip with the Girls (Blu-ray only)
- Theatrical Trailer
- Live Extras (Blu-ray only)
- Live Lookup (Blu-ray only)
- Digital Copy (Blu-ray only)