Trailer Time: “The Secret Life of Pets”

The secret life of Pets. Such a fun trailer. Must see! Reblogged from Caffeine Crew.

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In true teaser fashion, Illumination and Universal have released the first trailer for their film called “The Secret Life of Pets”.  Have you ever wondered what your pets do while you’re away?  Well, this film looks to answer that in a dramatized and animated way.  While the actual plot of the film isn’t revealed in the trailer itself, it is known that it will take place in a Manhattan apartment building and will follow Max’s life when his owner gets another dog named Duke.  Things get even crazier when a bunny named Snowball starts “building an army of abandoned pets determined to take revenge on all happy-owned pets and their owners.”

I don’t go see too many animated films, but when I do it’s for films like this.  This looks fantastic!  The animation looks great, the voices match the pets, and it puts some imagination into what goes on during…

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Big Hero 6

Reblog of Disney’s Big Hero 6 from greercn’s movie review blog.

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Aimed at kids, adults will laugh a lot. Disney just moved the goalposts and combined comic, superhero and science genres to create an intelligent and gorgeous movie, full of charm and style.

Set in the imaginary city of San Fransokyo, young Hiro is an intelligent but aimless nerd. His big brother drags him to meet his classmates and their work inspires Hiro.

Most of the action is fast-paced and compelling but the biggest relationship here is between Hiro and his brother’s creation, a health robot named Baymax. Baymax is the Pillsbury dough boy on steroids. “I am not fast”, Baymax says, during a chase scene.

Others can argue about the science of the robotics and “microbots” shown here. Fred, Go Go, Honey Lemon and Wasabi are the classmates who share the ride and they are all beautifully-drawn and full of life.

Even if you dislike the current generation of animation…

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