I live, I die, I live again (sandstorm) wrote in ohnotheydidnt,
I live, I die, I live again
sandstorm
ohnotheydidnt

Ranking Every [5] Dreamworks Animation Film: From Antz to How To Train Your Dragon 2

By

DreamWorks Animation is celebrating a big year in 2014. While the studio's first theatrical release would not come until 1998, it was October 12, 1994 that saw the birth of Steven Spielberg, David Geffen and Jeffrey Katzenberg's vision of a new movie studio, including, of course, Katzenberg's animation division.


That makes it 20 years of DreamWorks, and with the release of "How to Train Your Dragon 2" next week (on the heels of a Cannes debut last month), the studio is toasting two decades with one of the most elite installments of its entire portfolio.
That's a portfolio that is already 29 films deep, by the way, and it'll extend to 30 in November with the release of "The Penguins of Madagascar." There have been ups, there have been downs, but above all, an empire has been built.


So on the occasion of "Dragon 2," we thought maybe it was time we took a stab at ranking the whole of that empire, noting memorable moments from along the way. From 1998's "Antz" to this summer's highly anticipated sequel, see where your favorites might have ranked below.

And BEWARE: These are opinions. This is my (their) list. I'd be very curious to see what your list might look like, though, so feel free to tell us.

(Speaking of all of this, if you haven't read Nicole LaPorte's expert account of the rise and fall of DreamWorks, "The Men Who Would Be King," you're missing out on a hell of a story.)

The House that Katzenberg BuiltCollapse )

source
Tags: animation
Subscribe
  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Comments allowed for members only

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 137 comments
Previous
← Ctrl ← Alt
Next
Ctrl → Alt →
Previous
← Ctrl ← Alt
Next
Ctrl → Alt →