Hey guys, in lieu of a Weekend Webcomic Review (Cause uhhh Easter is upon us; which means I am needed in the kitchen in a little bit *Sob*) here is a quick bite of some Food for Thought!
Now while there are the “big names” in the animation industry — I’m thinking of companies along the lines of Disney Animation Studios, Pixar, Studio Ghibli and the like — that are known for their high quality work, we also have our other animation studios that more or less try to compete with the creme de la creme. The biggest one that comes to mind is Dreamworks, known for its uh… let’s call them “joke” films, the type of films that have many sequel, especially if they become popular enough for the Dreamworks circle to try and milk for all its worth. I mean, why else are there numerous Shreks and Madagascars? Not to say that those films are bad, but over the years Dreamworks has gained the reputation for churning out films that are not necessarily blockbuster hits…
But in the wake of countless Shrek sequels, Dreamworks has produced some quality, artistic films, such as How to Train Your Dragon that hit it big a few years back. This winter Dreamworks is aiming to hit it big again, following in this year’s trend of re-imagining classic fairy tales (Into hip and dark and edgy stories) with their up-coming film: Rise of the Guardians.
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