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DreamWorks animated movies 8 – Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas

At some point last year, I reviewed Disney’s Aladdin. Aladdin originated in The Arabian Nights, a collection of Arabian myths from many centuries worth of storytellers, with roots going everywhere from Arabia, Greece, India, Turkey and Jewish legends. Another such … Continue reading

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DreamWorks animated movies 7 – Stallion: Spirit of the Cimarron

Once again, DreamWorks’s animation studio shows its willingness to experiment with different kinds of movies. It’s probably the main thing that separates them from Disney, which usually sticks to its formula at least a little bit. Disney’s formula has served … 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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