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DreamWorks Pushes Narrative Boundaries with ‘Ruby Gillman, Teenage Kraken’ and ‘Orion and the Dark’

DreamWorks Animation is embracing a fresh narrative approach, characterized by ‘subverting the hero’s journey,’ as highlighted by President Margie Cohn at Annecy. This innovative approach is showcased in two upcoming releases: ‘Ruby Gillman, Teenage Kraken’ and ‘Orion and the Dark.’ ‘Reuby Gillman, Teenage Kraken,’ featured prominently at Annecy, challenges conventional expectations by redefining the typical […]

Ranking the Top 10 Wickedest Villains in DreamWorks Animation

Lord Shen – Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011): Lord Shen is a cunning and power-hungry peacock who harbors a dark secret. He invents a devastating weapon and attempts to conquer China, showing no remorse for the destruction he causes. Pitch Black – Rise of the Guardians (2012): Also known as the Boogeyman, Pitch Black is […]

Top Romantic Films Currently Available on Disney+

Lady and the Tramp (2019): A heartwarming retelling of the classic love story between a pampered Cocker Spaniel named Lady and a street-smart mutt named Tramp. The Princess Diaries (2001): While not strictly a romantic movie, it carries a charming romantic subplot that adds to the overall appeal of this beloved coming-of-age story. The Princess […]

Ranking the Costliest Illumination Films of All Time

Despicable Me 3 (2017) – $80 millionThe third installment of the highly successful franchise, featuring Gru and the Minions, came with a significant budget, mainly due to the increasing scale and animation complexity. Minions: The Rise of Gru (2022) – $80 millionThis prequel explored the origin of the Minions and Gru’s early days, requiring substantial […]

Second ‘Turbo’ Trailer: Ryan Reynolds Speeds Through Life

In DreamWorks Animation’s latest Turbo trailer, viewers get a glimpse of the extraordinary journey of a snail striving to compete in the prestigious Indy 500. The trailer hints that it’s not an ordinary path to success for this ambitious snail, as a dreadful car accident and a transformative nitrous oxide wash seem to be the […]

DreamWorks executives explain why their films aren’t popular

DreamWorks executives have recently put forth an intriguing yet somewhat bewildering explanation for the underwhelming performance of some of their notable films, including Penguins of Madagascar, Mr. Peabody & Sherman, and Turbo. Their reasoning, shared during a discussion with an analyst from the investment firm Stifel Nicolaus, suggests that the decline in box office revenue […]

DreamWorks’ Recent Box Office Flop Heads to VOD in Just 18 Days

DreamWorks’ latest cinematic offering, ‘Ruby Gillman, Teenage Kraken,’ is making a swift transition to video on demand (VOD), a mere 18 days after its initial theatrical release. This accelerated move to VOD comes on the heels of the film’s underwhelming performance at the box office. ‘Ruby Gillman, Teenage Kraken,’ a movie that takes audiences on […]

What’s in Store for ‘Inside Out 2’

Inside Out,” released in 2015, stands as one of Pixar’s recent masterpieces. This Academy Award-winning film, recognized as Best Animated Feature, marked a significant success for Pixar, especially considering its performance compared to more recent Disney Pixar productions. So impactful was the movie that Disney California Adventure Park in California introduced the Inside Out Emotional […]

The Defining Disney Channel Shows of Each Decade

1. 1980s: “Good Morning, Mickey!” (1983-1992) Description: This animated series brought classic Disney characters to life, featuring Mickey Mouse and his friends in various comedic adventures. It was a cornerstone of Disney Channel’s early programming. 2. 1990s: “DuckTales” (1987-1990) Description: Although it began in the late ’80s, “DuckTales” continued to be a fan-favorite well into […]

Where to Watch Jake and the Never Land Pirates Online

Jake and the Never Land Pirates is an American children’s musical television series created for Disney that has captured the hearts of young viewers with its adventurous and entertaining storyline. This animated series revolves around a spirited band of young pirates, namely Jake, Izzy, Cubby, and their feathered companion, Skully, as they set sail in […]