Tag Archives: Animated

Numbered Review #781: How to Train Your Dragon 2 (***)

How to Train Your Dragon 2 is a decent follow up, for an animated sequel, and kids and other fans of the original should be happy with it. In it, our former Viking nebbish Hiccup (Jay Baruchel) is now the … Continue reading

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757 – Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2, answering all of those questions from the end of #1, is silly fun. Which is a good thing, seeing as how it’s a cartoon aimed at little kids. And me, naturally. This was … Continue reading

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Waking Life (2001)

Waking Life is an existential-philosophical, one-of-a-kind animated feature. It’s about a young man who wanders through a dream, unable to wake up, encountering multiple deep thinkers who pontificate about the meaning of life, the universe, and everything. It’s directed by … Continue reading

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720 – ParaNorman (***)

The thing of it is, ParaNorman is pretty scary stuff for a PG movie, so you’ve been properly warned. This isn’t some over-sanitized Disney movie. Everything from the lighting to the characters to the tense plot adds up to something … Continue reading

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711 – Wreck-It Ralph (***)

When the villain of a popular arcade game decides he’s had enough of being the bad guy, he sets out to win over the other denizens of his game, with hilarious consequences. Wreck-It Ralph is a wonderful little film that … Continue reading

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