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007 – In-Between Movies 2: The Living Daylights

After most of the Roger Moore movies went heavy in the camp direction for the Bond series, The Living Daylights brings the franchise closer to its thriller roots. The story in The Living Daylights involves government hired assassins, deceptions, fake … Continue reading

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007 – In-between movies: On Her Majesty’s Secret Service

I wasn’t sure what else to call this month for my James Bond blogathon. This month I’m working on a major book edit – possibly even two edits if I find the time. As such, I’ll only be looking at … Continue reading

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Pixar Movies 20 – The Incredibles 2

The Incredibles 2 released very recently – about 2 weeks ago in fact. As such, there isn’t a lot of background information available just yet, so this won’t be as detailed of a blog post as some. Also, I only … Continue reading

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DreamWorks animated movies 6 – Shrek

As I’ve talked about during my Disney Animated Movies Blogathon, the early 2000’s were not kind to the studio. Their last majorly successful animated movie, Tarzan, released in 1999. It was in the early 2000’s when they entered what a … Continue reading

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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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