Redbox Pick of the Week: ‘Penguins of Madagascar’

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I’m no huge Madagascar fan, thus the reason it took me until the DVD release to see this film, but Penguins of Madagascar (DreamWorks Animation, 2014) is a fun, hilarious, highly enjoyable movie. I was awww’ing and lol’ing almost immediately, as we get to see Skipper, Rico, Kowalski and Private as adorable wittle penguin babies sticking it to some leopard seals and getting kicked down a mountain by some documentary filmmakers. The premise is not too bad—little funky with the octopus/doctor super-villain, but it totally fits in with the weird world of these wannabe military special-op soldiers.

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‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’ Coming to Blu-ray and Digital HD on November 11th

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DreamWorks Animation’s latest feature film How to Train Your Dragon 2 is coming to Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD on November 11th. Two packages will be available: a two-disc version with the film on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD and a three-disc Deluxe Edition with addition of a 3D Blu-ray Disc.

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Possible Character Designs for DreamWorks’ ‘B.O.O.’

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Some art has been circulating online which appears to be a cover of an upcoming Walter Foster Learn to Draw book for DreamWorks Animation’s upcoming animated feature B.O.O.: Bureau of Otherworldly Operations.

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Fall 2014 Animated Film Preview

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It’s hard to believe that fall is already upon us, but here we are. The best thing about it is that we’ve got some terrific animated feature films to see over the next few months.

Here is Animation Fascination’s official look at the major animated feature films coming to U.S. theaters this fall.

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New Poster and Trailer Debut for ‘Penguins of Madagascar’

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DreamWorks Animation has dropped the second trailer for their upcoming feature Penguins of Madagascar. Check it out after the jump …

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Benedict Cumberbatch Steals the Show at SDCC DreamWorks Animation Panel

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DreamWorks Animation took to Hall H at this year’s San Diego Comic-Com to show off their upcoming slate of feature films. Craig Ferguson was the moderator for the panel, which included peeks at The Penguins of Madagascar and Home.

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DreamWorks Animation Purchases Rights to Felix the Cat

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DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg announced this week at the 2014 Licensing Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada, that DreamWorks had acquired the rights to the classic animated character Felix the Cat for an undisclosed amount. DreamWorks will not be creating new Felix the Cat animated shorts or features, however; instead, they will be using Felix’s famous face as part of a new fashion line.

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Watch This: New Trailer for DreamWorks’ ‘Home’

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DreamWorks Animation has released a full trailer for its upcoming animated feature Home through the iTunes Movie Trailers website. Check it out after the jump…

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Astrid Stars in New ‘Dragon 2’ Character Poster

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DreamWorks Animation has a new character poster for their upcoming film How to Train Your Dragon 2. The poster features a more grown up Astrid (the sequel takes place five years after the original film ended), who in the film is voiced again by actress America Ferrera. The poster also features Astrid’s dragon Stormfly.

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