Nearly 100 animatd films opened in 2014 but only a few are worthy of repeat watching. These five films are worth the price of admission.
1. The Lego Movie
The Lego Movie has enough wit and wisdom to send a recession-age message to families on the importance of thinking through problems with creativity. Available on Blu-Ray and DVD.
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2. Big Hero 6
The huggable Baymax in Disney’s newest animated sensation Big Hero 6 is one of the many elements of surprise in this superhero origin tale. Still in theaters nationwide..
3. The Boxtrolls
What’s unquestionable about the 3-D stop-motion film The Boxtrolls is the incredible attention to detail that went into the eye-popping visuals. Available on DVD on January 20, 2015.
4. How to Train Your Dragon 2
DreamWorks Animation’s successful How to Train Your Dragon 2 expands on the emotions of the coming-of-age tale of a boy and his dragon. Available on Blu-Ray and DVD.
5. The Book of Life
Dallas-based animation company Reel FX has weaved a wonderful tale of enchantment in The Book of Life, which turns the macabre aspect of death and dying into a mythical, magical, kid-friendly world. Available on DVD on January 27, 2015.
Maricar Estrella, 817-390-7720