Posts tagged "Dreamworks"

Movie Review: Trolls

Movie Review: Trolls
TROLLS Genre: Animated Musical Comedy Rating: PG Running Time: 92 mins. Premise: Fun, music-loving, big-haired trolls find thier peaceful existence threatened when their hideout is ambushed by the troll-eating Bergens and several trolls are kidnapped. It’s up to perpetually peppy Poppy (Anna Kendrick) and stick-in-the-mud Branch (Justin Timberlake) to save the day. Behind-the-Scenes: Timberlake produced the soundtrack album, which... Read more »

Movie Review: How to Train Your Dragon 2

Movie Review: How to Train Your Dragon 2
HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2 Genre: Animated Fantasy Adventure Rating: PG Running Time: 105 mins. Premise: 5 years after the first film, Hiccup (voiced by Jay Baruchel) and his dragon, Toothless, face off against the evil Drago and his army of brainwashed dragons.  Along the way, Hiccup reunites with his long lost mother (voiced... Read more »

Movie Revue: 300, Mr. Peabody, Non-Stop

Movie Revue: 300, Mr. Peabody, Non-Stop
Movie Revue is a collection of capsule reviews of some of the latest releases in theaters, On Demand, and everywhere in between. 300: RISE OF AN EMPIRE.  I’m not sure that anybody was really asking for a 300 sequel seven years after the fact, but, well, here we are.  Substituting director Noam Murro for Zack... Read more »
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Movie Review - Kung Fu Panda 2 (***1/2)

KUNG FU PANDA 2.  92 mins.  PG.  Directed by Jennifer Yuh.  Written by Jonathan Aibel & Glenn Berger. Another summer weekend, another sequel.  When the first Kung Fu Panda was released three years ago, I think it caught audiences by surprise.  Though it looked like a broad, one-joke comedy, the actual movie was a beautifully... Read more »

Movie Review - Megamind (***)

Megamind.  96 mins.  PG.  Directed by Tom McGrath.  Written by Alan J. Schoolcraft and Brent Simons.  Starring the Voices of Will Ferrell, Tina Fey, Jonah Hill, David Cross, and Brad Pitt. Dreamworks enters the animated superhero fray with this, a sporadically amusing comedy that tells essentially the same story as this summer’s Despicable Me minus... Read more »