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How to Train Your Dragon 2 - Visually Stunning Sequel

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 06.26.2014 | Teen
KIDS FIRST!

This sequel to How to Train Your Dragon is part 2 of a trilogy based on the award-winning books by Cressida Cowell and takes you to the next level wi...

Enjoy the View, Ignore the Story: Hour of the Wolf Movie Review of How to Train Your Dragon 2

Dan Persons | Posted 06.19.2014 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Did this new adventure -- in which the young, Viking dragon-rider Hiccup (Jay Baruchel) faces down a powerful warlord (Djimon Hounsou) and has a family reunion with his long-lost mother (Cate Blanchett) -- pay back my investment?

Warning: If You Plan to See How To Train Your Dragon 2, Prepare to Cry

Danai P. Maraire | Posted 06.16.2014 | Entertainment
Danai P. Maraire

As the dragon racers fly by, the audience is introduced to additions like an all-you-can eat feeding station, an aqueduct for putting out fires quickly, and a dragon armory perfect for tooth replacement or making dragon helmets.

Rihanna Will Look Really Different In This New Movie

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 06.13.2014 | Entertainment

Rihanna is making her voice-acting debut in DreamWorks' 2015 film "Home," and on Thursday, June 12, the star took to Twitter to share a picture of her...

'Shrek 5'?

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 02.26.2014 | Entertainment

It's been four years since “Shrek Forever After" premiered, and it now looks like a fifth installment in the Shrek franchise might be in the pipelin...

YouTube Has A New Card Up Its Sleeve

AP | FRAZIER MOORE | Posted 03.15.2014 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — How do you cope with an exploding world of YouTube video? Starting Tuesday, you can get help by visiting "YouTube Nation." The vide...

Obama: Health Care Critics 'Will Meet My Resistance'

Reuters | Posted 01.26.2014 | Politics

By Jeff Mason GLENDALE, Calif., Nov 26 (Reuters) - Almost two weeks ago, President Barack Obama, looking down, walked into the White ...

Obama Giving Economic Speech At Top Donor's Movie Studio

Posted 11.27.2013 | Politics

By JIM KUHNHENN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Barack Obama is wrapping up a three-day West Coast tour by making an economic ...

Murdering the Attention Span

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.14.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Bookstores are dying, reading scores are plummeting and the quality of entertainment sinks like a stone, weighed down by the receding interest of Gen-X and millennial audiences in any form of entertainment that takes too long to watch or too much attention to absorb.

Jeffrey Katzenberg's Ridiculous 'Breaking Bad' Offer

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 10.09.2013 | TV

Could the story of "Breaking Bad" have continued past the series finale? That's what Jeffrey Katzenberg, the CEO of Dreamworks Animation, was hopin...

Epic Records, DreamWorks Executive Dies

AP | Posted 10.03.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES -- LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former Epic Records president who worked with acts including Celine Dion, Michael Jackson and Rage Against the M...

The Next Walt Disney?

Reuters | Posted 10.04.2013 | Entertainment

By Ronald Grover and Lisa Richwine LOS ANGELES, Aug 4 (Reuters) - Dreamworks Animation SKG Inc , the studio that built one of Hollywo...

Does 'Turbo' Live Up To The Classics?

AP | JENNA FRYER | Posted 09.14.2013 | Entertainment

Trapped in a mundane job at the tomato plant, Theo dreams of becoming a glamorous race car driver. He wants the fame and fortune of Indianapolis 500 ...

Cinefantastique's Here's What's Going On: Joss Whedon Talks AVENGERS 2

Dan Persons | Posted 08.18.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Loki will not be the Big Bad... John Hurt will probably not be the Doctor for long... KUNG FU PANDA 3 seeks harmony with China... YouTube live video capture seeks no harmony with Google Chrome (you'll see, sorry)..

Netflix Is Getting New Shows With Familiar Faces

AP | RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 08.17.2013 | Technology

LOS ANGELES — Netflix said Monday that it would offer new TV shows from DreamWorks Animation starting in 2014 in what the company described as i...

Cinefantastique's Fantastic Valley News Update: Pics from Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Dan Persons | Posted 08.11.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Apes on horseback... Ultra-hot image of Theo James in Divergent... The Chinese show The Croods the door... Let's all ignore what Brett Ratner is doing...

Sony Pictures Animation: Reinventing How Toons Are Made

Jim Hill | Posted 06.17.2013 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

As the staff cuts at DreamWorks Animation and Walt Disney Studios prove, bigger is no longer thought of as better in Hollywood. The suits are now angling after a far more efficient business plan.

May Dreamworks Get It Right

Sister Mary Ann Walsh | Posted 06.10.2013 | Religion
Sister Mary Ann Walsh

Word is that Dreamworks, a sub-studio of Disney, is about to make a movie on the Boston Globe's January 2002 investigative report on pedophilia and the Archdiocese of Boston. If Dreamworks practices moviemaking artfully, then grace might shine through.

Church Sex Abuse Scandal Heading To The Big Screen

Posted 04.03.2013 | Entertainment

DreamWorks announced plans this week for a big film with a controversial topic. The studio will tackle the Catholic Church's child sexual abuse scanda...

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: The Croods

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Cinefantastique Online's Steve Biodrowski, Lawrence French, and I saw this fanciful tale of survival, and got together to discuss the awesome production design, the occasionally-serviceable, occasionally-better comedy, and when we'll see it's-all-about-family plotting finally collapse.

A Visit With the Walt Disney of Italy, Writer/Director Iginio Straffi

Xaque Gruber | Posted 05.01.2013 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

Iginio Straffi's journey to becoming an entertainment mogul began with drawing comics at six years old and selling them to friends. Today, Straffi is best known as the creator of the Winx Club, an animated action/fantasy series.

Coming To A Theme Park Near...Russia

AP | Posted 02.15.2013 | Travel

GLENDALE, Calif. -- DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. says it is licensing its characters to a developer of theme parks in Russia. The Regions Group of C...

This Little Guy Will Be On Netflix Soon

AP | Posted 04.14.2013 | Technology

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Netflix is buffing up its credentials as a popular way for parents to keep their kids entertained. The subscriptio...

Step Out Of Your Comfort Zone In 2013

Bill Marriott | Posted 03.06.2013 | Travel
Bill Marriott

Stepping out of your comfort zone is important in life. I've tried to seek adventure and excitement; that's why I love to travel. But as we grow older, we get cautious. Here's why we shouldn't.

Steven Spielberg's Lincoln Unveils the 'Mathematics' of Breaking Gridlock in Washington

Ravi Chaudhary | Posted 01.21.2013 | Politics
Ravi Chaudhary

The release of Steven Spielberg's Lincoln may have been intentionally delayed until after the presidential election. However its debut has unintentionally arrived in time to impact an event of equal political importance.