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DreamWorks animated movies 5 – Joseph: King of Dreams

In the late 90’s and early 2000’s, Disney went a little crazy with their straight-to-video sequels. They released multiple sequels to Aladdin (not great, but not bad), The Little Mermaid (decent concepts, but lackluster results), Beauty and the Beast (travesties … Continue reading

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DreamWorks animated movies 4 – Chicken Run

Instead of talking about the behind the scenes information for this movie, let’s instead talk about Aardman Animations. Aardman is a British animation studio based in Bristol, and it’s well known for using stop-motion animation techniques, usually using moldable clay. … Continue reading

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Dreamworks Animated Movies 3 – The Road To El Dorado

Early on, DreamWorks proved they were willing to take risks with their animated movies. Their first release (Antz), while conceived long before A Bug’s Life (as early as the late 80’s), risked a very public feud between them and Pixar. … Continue reading

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DreamWorks animated movies 2 – The Prince of Egypt

Only a couple months after DreamWorks released their first ever animated movie, Antz, they released what was originally intended to be their first movie. The Prince of Egypt, an animated musical retelling of the biblical book of Exodus, released in … Continue reading

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DreamWorks animated movies 1 – Antz

Time to introduce my DreamWorks Blogathon. While DreamWorks doesn’t have the kind of consistent track record as Disney/Pixar when it comes to quality movies, they’re probably the only animation studio right now that can rival the Disney Corporation when it … Continue reading

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007 – The Sean Connery Years 6: Diamonds Are Forever

Because I’m only focusing on the official Sean Connery Bond movies this month, I’m actually skipping one here. Between You Only Live Twice and Diamonds Are Forever, On Her Majesty’s Secret Service released in 1969. Connery declined to reprise the … Continue reading

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007 – The Sean Connery Years 5: You Only Live Twice

Shortly after watching my first ever full James Bond movie, I remember my dad telling me a bit about You Only Live Twice. He mentioned how MI6 faked Bond’s death in order to help him infiltrate the enemy. But until … Continue reading

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