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Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (MovieMan Dan’s Guest Review)

A FAITHFUL AND REALLY FUN ADAPTATION OF THE WIDELY POPULAR BOOK SERIES INTRO: TRA-LA-LAAA! Well, It’s arrived, and while it’s here a few years later than anyone expected it to be, it’s here none-the-less. We finally have a “Captain Underpants” movie in theatres and much to my surprise, it’s not half bad either.  First printed in 1997 by author: Dav

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Monster Trucks Review

NOT MUCH UNDER THE HOOD   Director Chris Wedge has animated background. Not so much in saying in his personal life, but rather in his previous work as a director of animated movies. After directing two short films (Tuber’s Two-Step and Balloon Guy), Wedge directed the cartoon short titled Bunny and won an academy award for best animated short film.

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Middle School: Worst Years of My Life Review

RULES AREN’T FOR EVERYONE   Over the years, novel writer (or rather “series” novel writer) James Patterson has produced multitude of books that haven’t spread out threw many book series (roughly 14 series). Though he has faced many criticisms over the years (co-author more and more of his books and becoming a “series brand” writer), Patterson’s book always become best-selling

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Storks Review

FIND YOUR FLOCK (FAMILY)   Under the umbrella of Warner Bros. Pictures, Warner Bros. Animation has moved slowly “under the radar’ from animated powerhouses such as Disney, Pixar, and DreamWorks. The animation studio created some modest features, including Quest for Camelot, The Iron Giant, and Osmosis Jones, but ultimately the studio fell short, while other animated studios were on the

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Ice Age: Collison Course Review

COLLISION TO NOWHERE   While DreamWorks had Shrek, Pixar has Toy Story, and Illumination Entertainment has Despicable Me, Blue Sky Animation, a subdivision under 20th Century Fox, has Ice Age as their flagship series. Created back 2002, Ice Age follows the cartoon adventures of a group of animal misfits, a Mammoth, a sloth, a sabretooth, and other colorful characters throughout

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The Secret Life of Pets Review

 DOGGONE FUNNY   Illumination Entertainment is slowly making a name for itself with its feature films. While it has made other films, including Hop, The Lorax, and its upcoming movie Sing (due out in December 2016), Illumination Entertainment’s crowning joy is the Despicable Me franchise, which (at this moment) consist of two Despicable Me movies and its spin-off Minions. Of

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