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DreamWorks’ ‘The Bad Guys’ and ‘Puss in Boots: The Last Wish’ Get Release Dates

Adaptation of Aaron Blabey’s book series about notorious bad guys going good debuts April 15, 2022; Antonio Banderas reprises his role as the suave feline outlaw in the new sequel premiering September 23, 2022.

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DreamWorks’ ‘Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous’ Season 3 Debuts May 21

Watch teaser trailer for hit animated series based on the ‘Jurassic World’ franchise; show returns to Netflix with 10 new episodes.

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‘Tenet,’ ‘Soul’ Take Home Critics Choice Awards

By Dan Sarto | Monday, March 8, 2021 at 9:17am

Warner Bros.’ reverse-action sci-fi thriller and Pixar’s look at a Black jazz musician’s reflection on his own life and what makes it worth living were honored by the Critics Choice Association at their 26th annual ceremony.

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Exclusive Bonus Clip: ‘The Croods: A New Age – The Evolution of Contrasts’

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 2:18pm

The next chapter in the first prehistoric family is now available to own on Digital, 4K, Blu-ray and DVD from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.

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Families and Kids are Invited to Attend ‘Camp Croods’

To celebrate the highly anticipated home release of ‘The Croods: A New Age,’ Universal teams up with natural history museums on a virtual interactive exploration of the Ice Age, human origins, and more; the popular animated feature comes to Digital February 9 and to 4K Ultra HD, Blu-Ray, and DVD February 23.

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‘Mulan,’ ‘Tenet,’ and ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Grab Critics Choice Award Noms

'Greyhound,' 'Mank,' ‘The Invisible Man,’ and ‘The Midnight Sky’ round out the Critics Choice Association nominations in the Best Visual Effects category for the upcoming 26th annual awards.

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Chloe Zhao and Karyn Kusama to Direct Competing Dracula Films

While the ‘Nomadland’ director’s creature feature is described as a ‘futuristic sci-fi western’ adaptation, the ‘Destroyer’ helmer will stick to modern day reality; both projects to be produced under the Universal banner.

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Nominations Announced for 78th Golden Globe Awards

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at 7:22am

DreamWorks’ ‘The Croods: A New Age,’ Pixar’s ‘Onward’ and ‘Soul,’ Netflix’s ‘Over the Moon,’ and Cartoon Saloon’s ‘Wolfwalkers’ snag nominations for best animated feature.

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‘The Croods: A New Age’ Arrives on Digital February 9

DreamWorks Animation’s hit prehistoric family adventure is heading to living rooms everywhere; bonus features including featurettes, gag reel, deleted scenes and even ‘Stone Age Snack Attack’ recipes; available on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-Ray, and DVD February 23.

Life finds a way Headline News

‘Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous’ Season 2 Now Streaming on Netflix

All-new episodes of the hit DreamWorks Animation adventure series find the kids forced deep into the jungle when T.Rex takes over Main Street; watch some teaser clips from the new season.

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Bono, Halsey, and Pharrell Williams Join ‘Sing 2’ Cast

By Dan Sarto | Monday, December 21, 2020 at 11:26am

A host of new characters and actors board the sequel to Illumination’s 2016 hit animated musical comedy sequel, ‘Sing,’ set for a December 22, 2021 theatrical release.

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The Personal Story Behind Guy’s Opening Sequence in ‘The Croods: A New Age’

For story artist Colin Jack, boarding the heartbreaking backstory meant dealing with his own recent loss, made easier by enlisting the help of his son Gabriel.

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Eep, Grug, and Gran Are Back in DreamWorks Animation’s ‘The Croods: A New Age’

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at 3:50pm

Director Joel Crawford lightens up the tone, dials back the threat of being eaten, and delivers a fun, prehistoric romp about learning its best to face our challenges together.

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Register NOW: Robert Zemeckis Joins ‘Unreal Build: Virtual Production’ Event Lineup

Free online conference adds a virtual fireside chat with the Academy Award-winning director and his longtime VFX supervisor Keven Baillie to the November 10 free virtual event program.

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Epic Games Presents ‘Unreal Build: Virtual Production’ Open for Registration

Free online event to showcase innovations in virtual production, including a panel of industry executives discussing game changing technology; the use of Unreal Engine to bring new creatures to life in film;  real-time workflow for episodic animation; and a sneak peek of production tools coming later this year to Unreal Engine 4.26.

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‘Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous’ Season 2 Coming to Netflix 2021

Netflix drops teaser trailer for next season of the popular DreamWorks Animation animated series based on the blockbuster Universal film, ‘Jurassic World.’

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‘Fast & Furious: Spy Racers’ Season 2 Takes its High-Octane Action to Rio

Launching today on Netflix, DreamWorks Animation's new season of the family-friendly animated action adventure heads to South America, bringing the same car-racing thrills as Gary Scott Thompson and Universal's hugely popular live-action movie franchise, without the same level of danger and violence.

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Kids on Their Own and in Danger - Welcome to ‘Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous’

For producer Scott Kreamer, Steven Spielberg’s iconic franchise has always been about kids, but in the new Netflix and DreamWorks Animation series, this time, they’re all alone with no adults around to save them.

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DreamWorks Animation’s ‘The Croods: A New Age’ Shifts to Thanksgiving Release

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 10:45am

Studio’s upcoming sequel to their 2013 hit, ‘The Croods,’ moves back to November 25, 2020 from previously scheduled December 23 debut.

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Peacock Original ‘Curious George: Go West’ Premieres September 8

Streaming platform to release multiple movies, specials and series episodes marking ‘Curious George’s’ birthday, celebrated annually in September as ‘Curiosity Month.’

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