Tag Archives: Animated

Peter Rabbit (2018)

Review by CJ

Director:
Will Gluck

Starring:
James Corden, Rose Byrne, Domhnall Gleeson, Colin Moody, Margot Robbie, Elizabeth Debicki, Daisy Ridley

Other notable appearances:
Sam Neill, Sia, Bryan Brown, Chris Mann

Running time:
95 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Hop, Rise of the Guardians, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, The Smurfs

 

Peter Rabbit (Corden) lives a good life with his sisters, cousin, other woodland critters and kind human neighbour Bea (Byrne). The only blemish in his world is the nasty old Mr McGregor who killed Peter’s dad and put him in a pie. 

When Mr McGregor dies, Peter lays claim to Mr McGregor’s house and garden. The only problem is that Mr McGregor has a rabbit-hating great-nephew who is determined to take the house, the garden and Bea’s affections.

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LEGO Scooby-Doo: Haunted Hollywood (2016)

Review by CJ

Director:
Rick Morales

Starring:
Frank Welker, Matthew Lillard, Grey DeLisle, Kate Micucci

Other notable appearances:
Cassandra Peterson, Dee Bradley Baker, Scott Menville

Running time:
75 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Scooby-Doo films or television series, LEGO films and television series

 

Legendary monster film studio head Chet Brickton is on the verge of bankruptcy and has turned to making a romantic comedy in the hopes of getting his finances back into the black. The film’s production has been constantly hindered by the appearance of several monsters. Enter the world’s favourite mystery solving Great Dane and meddling kids.

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Despicable Me 3 (2017)

Review by CJ

Director:
Kyle Balda, Pierre Coffin, Eric Guillon

Starring:
Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Trey Parker, Miranda Cosgrove, Dana Gaier, Nev Scharrel, Pierre Coffin

Other notable appearances:
Jenny Slate, Julie Andrews, Steve Coogan

Running time:
90 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Despicable Me 1 & 2, Minions, The Secret Life of Pets, Megamind

 

After Gru (Carell) and Lucy (Wiig) fail to capture Balthazar Bratt (Parker) they are fired from the Anti-Villain League. Soon after, Gru discovers he has a long-lost twin brother named Dru (Carell) who has his sights set on bringing Gru back to a life of villainy.

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Justice League: Doom (2012)

Review by CJ

Director:
Lauren Montgomery

Starring:
Kevin Conroy, Tim Daly, Susan Eisenberg, Nathan Fillion, Michael Rosenbaum, Carl Lumbly, Bumper Robinson, Phil Morris, Carlos Alazraqui, Claudia Black, Paul Blackthorne, Olivia d’Abo, Alexis Denisof

Other notable appearances:
Grey DeLise, Brian George, Juliet Landau, Bruce Timm

Running time:
75 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox, Justice League Unlimited, Justice League: The New Frontier

 

The Legion of Doom use altered versions of Batman’s (Conroy) contingency plans to take down the Justice League. But that’s only the first part of their diabolical desires.

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Moana (2016)

Review by CJ

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Director:
Ron Clements, John Musker

Starring:
Auli’i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, Rachel House

Other notable appearances:
Alan Tudyk, Jemaine Clement, Temuera Morrison, Nicole Scherzinger, Sven the Reindeer

Running time:
107 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Frozen, Hercules, Zootopia, BraveThe Little MermaidTangled

 

When demigod Maui (Johnson) steals the goddess Te Fiti’s heart, he unleashes a curse on the world that is destined to destroy the planet. A thousand years later, the curse reaches the island of Motunui where the chieftain’s daughter Moana (Cravalho) is chosen by the ocean to find Maui and return Te Fiti’s heart.

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The Good Dinosaur (2015)

Review by CJ

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Director:
Peter Sohn

Starring:
Raymond Ochoa, Jeffrey Wright, Frances McDormand, Jack Bright

Other notable appearances:
Steve Zahn, Anna Paquin, Sam Elliott, Peter Sohn

Running time:
93 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
The Lion King, Ice Age, The Pagemaster

 

On an Earth where the asteroid that killed the dinosaurs missed the planet, dinosaurs are the dominant species. Arlo (Ochoa) comes from a family of Apatosaurus farmers, but his constant fear prevents him from being able to make his mark.

During a storm and flash flood, Arlo is swept down river. Far from his family and accompanied by a wild human child, Arlo must overcome his fears if he ever hopes to get home.

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The Peanuts Movie (2015)

Review by CJ

The Peanuts Movie

Director:
Steve Martino

Starring:
Noah Schnapp, Rebecca Bloom, Anastasia Bredikhina, Francesca Capaldi, Alexander Garfin, Noah Johnston, Hadley Belle Miller, Venus Schultheis, Mariel Sheets, Madisyn Shipman, AJ Tecce

Other notable appearances:
Troy ‘Trombone Shorty’ Andrews, Bill Melendez, Kristin Chenoweth

Running time:
88 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Home, the Peanuts television specials

 

Long-suffering failure Charlie Brown (Schnapp) meets and falls for the little red-haired girl (Capaldi). Meanwhile, Snoopy (Melendez) takes on his nemesis the Red Baron to save his beloved Fifi (Chenoweth).

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