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Reeling it in: 'Penguins' packed with family fun

"Penguins of Madagascar" DreamWorks Animation 1 hour, 32 minutes There're a couple of new kids movies coming out that I have been particularly leery of, despite being more...
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...emerged from the Pacific after atomic-bomb testing turns sharp, clear and vivid. It almost looks like state-of-the-art animation.It's better than the original, said Toshifumi Shimizu of Tokyo Laboratory Co., the studio that undertook the painstaking...
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...Kirchner of, a website devoted to haunted attractions. With high-tech special effects, including video, animation and Hollywood-quality sets, "they are more sophisticated. They have gone to another level."When done well, Kirchner...
Movie review: Back to school with 'Monsters University'

"Monsters University"Pixar Animation Studios1 hour, 44 minutesWhen...heartwarming as any from this vaunted animation studio. At age 3, my son learned...voice work is top notch and the animation, per Pixar's usual standards...
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Movie review: 'Epic' has big fun on a small scale

"Epic" 20th Century Fox Animation 1 hour, 42 minutes There is a moment in this week's obnoxious. This film is the latest effort from the Blue Sky Animation house, the geniuses who brought us the "Ice Age" movies and...
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'Ralph' is no wreck

"Wreck-It-Ralph" Walt Disney Animation Studios 1 hour, 41 minutes Who would...Dreamworks would go on to completely dominate animation and that Disney would be forced to buy...feel too sorry for Disney and their long animation dry spell. 2008 saw "Bolt," a very...
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Reeling it in: Two choices make for a great weekend at the movies

"How to Train Your Dragon 2" DreamWorks Animation 1 hour, 42 minutes "The Fault in Our Stars" Temple Hill...detailed, and more intricately plotted than the original. The animation is better, though the first one had stellar graphics as...
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New 'Captain America' a winner

...Iron Man," "Thor" "Captain America" and "The Avengers," I am not only reminded of the heyday of Pixar, when the animation studio could seemingly do no wrong, but I am also incredibly impressed at how neatly and comfortable these seemingly disparate...
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Reviews of Mr. Peabody and Sherman/ Out of the Furnace

Mr. Peabody and Sherman 1hr 30min Rated PG Animation Out of the Furnace 116 minutes Rated : R This week I saw two very different films and, while they were of approximately the same...
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Movie review: 'Noah' delves into human nature

...takes that "Noah" runs into problems. It's in the conventional blockbuster elements of the story. Much of the computer animation is good in a broad sense, but when it comes to the animals, it's a little dismal. The fallen angels, or Watchers, are...
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