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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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007 – The Sean Connery years 4: Thunderball

I’ve mentioned this in the previous three 007 posts, but Thunderball was originally intended to be the first James Bond movie.  Yet it’s the fourth official Bond movie, and the first that began production after Ian Fleming’s death in 1964. … Continue reading

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Star Wars movies 12: The Force Awakens

However you feel about this movie, there’s at least one thing you cannot deny. From a financial standpoint, Star Wars: The Force Awakens did very well. It released 10 years after Revenge of the Sith, and after the prequel reputation … Continue reading

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Pixar Movies 15 – Inside Out

The last few Pixar movies I’ve looked at could all be grouped into Pixar’s own Dark Age of sorts, similar to Disney Animation Studio’s own Dark Age. By no means were any of these movies bad (well, except maybe Cars … Continue reading

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Pixar Movies 13 – Brave

Brave is yet another movie of many firsts for Pixar, although not all of them are just for Pixar. It’s the first and only movie to star an official Disney Princess not released by Disney Animation Studios. It’s the first … Continue reading

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Pixar Movies 11 – Toy Story 3

Toy Story 3. In a way this movie doesn’t need an introduction. But in another way, it deserves a good one. Among its unique distinctions, it earned Pixar’s fourth Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film in a row, their … Continue reading

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Pixar Movies 10 – Up

We’ve reached the exact half-way point in Pixar’s released film catalogue, which also means we’re reaching the end of Pixar’s own Golden Age. It was a period where they earned the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature four times in … Continue reading

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