Meet Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III, heir of the Viking chiefdom, but a boy with one very big problem: a hero he is not. "How to Train Your Dragon' is the riotous story of Hiccup's quest to hunt down the fiercest dragon, bring it into submission, and-hopefully-pass his initiation. Instead, he ends up with the smallest, most ornery dragon-it's even toothless! Thus begins the hijinx of the world's most lovable, unlikely hero and a most reluctant "beast." Packed with energetic drawings and plenty of action, this boisterous tale is just right for fantasy fans or anyone with a spirit of adventure. Based on the book by Cressida Cowell.
The epic story begun in the Academy Award nominated worldwide box office hit How to Train Your Dragon continues with the groundbreaking new DreamWorks Dragons Double DVD and Video Game, taking flight November 15, 2011. One of the best reviewed films of 2010, How to Train Your Dragon enchanted audiences the world over with its captivating and original story boasting fire-breathing action, heroic deeds and heartfelt laughs. DreamWorks Animation's new signature entertainment experience, DreamWorks Dragons Double DVD and Video Game features two brand new adventures plus a Dragons online video game available for the first time ever. These three exciting experiences come in one highly-affordable package just in time for holiday gift-giving, available in both Blu-ray and DVD.
DreamWorks Dragons Double DVD and Video Game includes the follow-up Gift of the Night Fury, in which the epic story of Hiccup and Toothless picks up where it left off and they take flight in a thrilling, all-new adventure to discover an island of never-before-seen dragons; the all-new Book of Dragons that reveals seven never-before-seen dragons as Hiccup, Astrid and Gobber share insider training secrets and new dragon mythology; AND a game card that grants exclusive access to the ultimate interactive Dragons challenge: a brand new Dragons Online Video Game in which players use the new training secrets they've learned to earn badges as they fight and train new dragons to become the ultimate dragon trainer.Read More
DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) today announced its feature film release slate through 2014. The Company's current plan features six original films and is anchored by three sequels based on its hit Kung Fu Panda, Madagascar and How to Train Your Dragon franchises.
DreamWorks Animation's theatrical release schedule is currently planned as follows: Kung Fu Panda 2 for May 26, 2011 and Puss in Boots for November 4, 2011; Madagascar 3 for June 8, 2012 and Rise of the Guardians for November 21, 2012; The Croods for March 1, 2013, Turbo for June 7, 2013 and Me and My Shadow for November 8, 2013; Mr. Peabody and Sherman for March 21, 2014 and How to Train Your Dragon 2 for June 20, 2014.Read More
Here at Movieweb, we have an outspoken group of individuals who make up our online community. And they contribute quite a bit to our site in terms of what films the paying public should and shouldn't see. This year, they have compiled their own personal lists to find out which five films of 2011 were the most talked about and loved last year, here on this site. They also picked through their least liked movies, and found which single title reined as the "Movieweb Movie of the Year".
Movieweb Users Moviegeek, Slysnide and Diaigma got both the top five and bottom five lists started in our User Forums, where quite a few readers chimed in on what they considered to be the best of the best, and the worst of the worst, seen on-screen in 2010.Read More
The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announces nominations today for the 38th Annual Annie Awards recognizing the year's best in the field of animation including best animated feature, television production, commercials, short subjects, video games and outstanding individual achievements.
- Star Wars: The Clone Wars - Arc Troopers - Lucasfilm Animation, Ltd.Read More
Empire recently spoke with DreamWorks Animation Chief Jeffrey Katzenberg, who revealed what the studio has planned for the future. In all, Katzenberg said that the studio is planning a total of four Madagascar movies, six Kung Fu Panda movies, and that How to Train Your Dragon would be, at the very least, a trilogy.
Shrek Forever After was released May 21st, 2010.Read More
DreamWorks Animation's animated hit How to Train Your Dragon showed no sign of slowing down in its first full week on the shelves, repeating atop the DVD and Blu-ray sales charts and topping the DVD rental charts as well.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Robert Rodriguez's Predators debuted in second place on the DVD and Blu-ray charts, although it fared much better on the high-def charts. Predators sold only 58% as many DVD units as How to Train Your Dragon, but sold 85% as many units in the BD format. Predators Blu-ray also sold a healthy 46% of its total units in Blu-ray. There was another formidable challenger on the BD charts with the 35th Anniversary edition of The Rocky Horror Picture Show Blu-ray finishing in fifth place in Blu-ray sales and 11th place in overall sales.Read More
Despite only opening on a Friday, a DreamWorks Animation new release had no troubles topping the charts last week. According to The Hollywood Reporter, How to Train Your Dragon topped both the DVD and Blu-ray sales charts, for the week ending October 17.
The only other notable theatrical release on the shelves last week was Jonah Hex, which finished in fifth place on both DVD and Blu-ray sales charts. The TV DVD set The Tudors: The Final Season took eighth place on the DVD sales charts while holdover Iron Man 2 remained in second place on both the DVD sales and DVD rental charts.Read More