It is easy to forget, after all the poor sequels and watered down extras that followed the first film, that Shrek is a true animated classic. When it first hit the screen, it was like nothing that had been seen before. … Continue reading Shrek (2001) Review
Variation and character progression are two descriptions you don’t usually use for animated sequels. Once you’ve established the characters and their traits in the initial movie, the sequel usually treads familiar ground, rehashing old jokes or playing on the relationships and dynamics it … Continue reading How to Train your Dragon 2 (2014)
3 of the Best vs 3 of the Worst is exactly what it sounds like – 3 of the best examples of either an actor, film series, genre, etc. versus 3 of the worst. It’s also an opportunity for you … Continue reading 3 of the Best vs 3 of the Worst Computer Animated Movies (which aren’t Pixar).
Puss in Boots benefitted from being released with most people’s expectations being quite low. It wasn’t the fault of the character but more the fault of the franchise that created it. The Shrek movies had become a perfect example of how to run a successful and much-loved franchise into the ground with unnecessary sequels. After Shrek 4, there was only one way the Shrek franchise could successfully continue and that was by branching out with another character. Puss in Boots wasn’t the best of characters from the franchise. He served a purpose in the second film and there were some great gags to be … Continue reading Puss in Boots (2011) Review