Tag: DreamWorks

REVIEW: Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008)

While I like Madagascar, it was never one of my favorite movies. As such, I didn’t make any significant effort to see the sequels when they came out. I saw Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa on TV a few years after it originally came out. I don’t remember a whole lot about it, but I do …...

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REVIEW: Kung Fu Panda (2008)

It’s not often that a movie manages to be humorous, heartwarming, and just downright fun all at once. When I first saw Kung Fu Panda, I was absolutely blown away. Nothing in the marketing (including the film’s very title) excited me or hinted at anything better than DreamWorks’ last couple of ...

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REVIEW: Bee Movie (2007)

In 2007, following the release of Shrek the Third, DreamWorks Animation would do the unthinkable and make a film that’s arguably even worse. The meme formerly known as Bee Movie is a 90-minute adventure comedy starring Jerry Seinfeld as a bee named Barry. The film was a middling box office suc...

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REVIEW: Shrek the Third (2007)

2007 reminds me a lot of 2004 in terms of DreamWorks Animation’s cinematic output. In both years, they released a Shrek sequel in May and in the fall, a comedy featuring anthropomorphic animals starring a well-known comedian. We’ll talk about Bee Movie next time, but one big difference between t...

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REVIEW: Over the Hedge (2006)

Over the Hedge is a DreamWorks movie you don’t hear much about. Released in 2006, Over the Hedge is based on a comic strip of the same name written by Michael Fry and illustrated by T. Lewis. The film features an impressive cast with names like Bruce Willis, Steve Carrell,  Wanda Sykes, Willi...

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REVIEW: Madagascar (2005)

DreamWorks had a weird year in 2004. Less than six months apart, the studio released one of the greatest sequels of all time and one of their worst movies to this day. Looking back, it seems like a total crapshoot as to what the studio would put out next. A sweeping, thoughtful epic like The &hellip...

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