Category Archives: Animation

MR PEABODY AND SHERMAN

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Rob Minkoff Stars: voices of Ty Burrell, Max Charles, Ariel Winter, Alison Janney, Denis Haysbert, Leslie Mann, Stephen Colbert, Stanley Tucci, Lake Bell, Patrick Warburton, Zach Callison, Mel Brooks, Thomas Lennon, Stephen Tobolowsky, Lauri Fraser, Tom McGrath. The animated adventures of the talking time travelling dog Mr Peabody and his [...]

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FREE BIRDS

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Jimmy Hayward Stars: voices of Owen Wilson, Woody Harrelson, Amy Poehler, Colm Meany, George Takei, Keith David, Dan Fogler. An animated Braveheart with turkeys? This brisk but far fetched animated film about a couple of time travelling turkeys who try to change history and the traditional Thanksgiving feast could just [...]

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FROZEN

Reviewed by GREG KING Directors: Jennifer Lee, Chris Buck. Stars: voices of Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff, Josh Gad, Ciaran Hinds, Alan Tudyk, Chris Williams, Jack Whitehall, Santino Fontana. Ever since the timeless animated classic Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs way back in 1937, Disney has been making great family friendly films about [...]

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WALKING WITH DINOSAURS 3D

Reviewed by GREG KING Directors: Barry Cook, Neil Nightingale Stars: Karl Urban, Charlie Rowe, Angourie Rice, voices of John Leguizamo, Justin Long, Skylar Stone, Tiya Sircar. Steven Spielberg and author Michael Crichton certainly started something special with their 1993 film Jurassic Park, which sparked a revival of interest in all things dinosaur related. This ambitious [...]

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CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS 2

Reviewed by GREG KING Directors: Cody Cameron and Kris Pearn Stars: voices of Bill Hader, Anna Faris, James Caan, Will Forte, Benjamin Bratt, Neil Patrick Harris, Terry Crews, Andy Samberg, Kristen Schaal, Cody Cameron, Kris Pearn, Melissa Sturm. This is an unnecessary sequel to Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs, the 2009 animated film based [...]

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TURBO

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: David Soren Stars: voices of Ryan Reynolds, Paul Giamatti, Michael Pena, Maya Rudolph, Richard Jenkins, Luiz Guzman, Bill Hader, Michelle Rodriguez, Samuel L Jackson, Snoop Dogg, Ken Jeong, Mario Andretti, Ben Schwartz. The upbeat, cheerful, bright and breezy Turbo is one of three animated films currently screening for the school [...]

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THE SMURFS 2

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Raja Gosnell Stars: Hank Azaria, Neil Patrick Harris, Brendan Gleson, Jayma Mays, Jacob Tremblay, voices of Christina Ricci, Katy Perry, Jonathan Winters, J B Smoove, George Lopez, Anton Yelchin, John Oliver, Fred Armisen, Jeff Foxworthy, Alan Cumming, Gary Basaraba, Kenan Thgompson, Shaquille O’Neal, B J Novack, Paul Reubens, Jimmy Kimmel, [...]

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EPIC

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Chris Wedge Stars: voices of Amanda Seyfried, Colin Farrell, Josh Hutcherson, Jason Sudeikis, Christoph Waltz, BeyoncĂ© Knowles, Chris O’Dowd, Aziz Ansari, Steven Tyler, Pitbull, Dan Green, Judah Freidlander. Epic by name, not nature. Based on William Joyce’s children’s book The Leaf Men And The Brave Good Bugs, Epic is an [...]

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