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80s Fueled Family Fun | Review of ‘Despicable Me 3’


By Cynthia Ayala

“Gru meets his long-lost charming, cheerful, and more successful twin brother Dru who wants to team up with him for one last criminal heist.” — IMDB

Fun and zany probably sums it up best. Despicable Me 3. Sure, the original will always be the best because it was original, but the heart isn’t lost from the original. The story expands as the story has the group discover a whole new family member. Turns out Gru has a brother, it’s Dru. Dru has the hair, and money, and a mansion. Talk about sibling rivalries. But he reveals some hidden secrets to the family legacy.
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Best Batman Movie Ever | Review of ‘The Lego Batman Movie’


By Cynthia Ayala

The Lego Batman Movie starring Will Arnett, Zach Galifianakis, Michael Cera, Rosario Dawson & Ralph Fiennes
Warner Bros. Pictures
Image Credit: IMDB

“Bruce Wayne must not only deal with the criminals of Gotham City, but also the responsibility of raising a boy he adopted.”

—IMDB

By far the best Batman movie out there, The Lego Batman Movie is awesome for so many reasons. Focusing on who the character is, in such a playful way, the writers understood what makes Batman such a strong character and a fan favorite character. He’s always had his head up his tushie, and this film uses that element to make the film so funny. But then there are those sadder moments, the moments that reflect on the past and the defining moment that makes Batman who he is. The writers understand Batman better than I’ve seen in such a long time. Then there is that classic dynamic he has with Joker. This film nailed that relationship, that very toxic and twisted relationship, with perfection! Not since The Dark Knight has their relationship been so clearly and wonderfully established to build up this duo that has been the cause of so many iconic comic book moments.
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A Fun Solid Animated Feature | Review of ‘The Angry Birds Movie’


By Cynthia Ayala

Th Angry Birds Movie starring Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad & Danny McBride
Columbia Pictures
Image Credit: IMDB

Find out why the birds are so angry. When an island populated by happy, flightless birds is visited by mysterious green piggies, it’s up to three unlikely outcasts – Red, Chuck and Bomb – to figure out what the pigs are up to.

—IMDB

Okay, let’s be honest here: no one expects Angry Birds to be good, after all, it’s based off a game where you throw birds into pigs because they are stealing eggs. But guess what, this movie was actually incredibly entertaining, and much like with Warcraft, the writers were able to put together a strong story and strong characters based on a mobile game that had very little of both.
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‘Kung Fu Panda 3’ Forms a Perfect Circle | Review of ‘Kung Fu Panda 3’


By Cynthia Ayala

Kung Fu Panda 3 starring Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Dustin Hoffman & J. K. Simmons
20th Century Fox
Image Credit: Kernels Corner

Living large and loving life, Po realizes that he has a lot to learn if he is going to fulfill the next challenge from his beloved instructor. After reuniting with his long-lost father, Po must transition from student to teacher and train a group of fun-loving, clumsy pandas to become martial-arts fighters. Together, the kung-fu brethren unite to take on the evil Kai, a supernatural warrior who becomes stronger with each battle.

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Kung-Fu Panda 3 is the third and film in the Kung-Fu Panda franchise and delivers laughs and love on every level.
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Sophisticated and Bubbly Perfectly Woven Together | Review of ‘Hotel Transylvania 2’


By Cynthia Ayala

Hotel Transylvania 2 starring Adam Sandler, Selena Gomez & Andy Samberg
Hotel Transylvania 2 starring Adam Sandler, Selena Gomez & Andy Samberg

Dracula has opened the doors to Hotel Transylvania to humans and with his daughter Mavis marrying Johnny and giving birth to his half-human grandson, Dennis, Dracula is softening up to the humans. But when Dennis isn’t showing his vampire teeth, Dracula becomes worried. So while Mavis and Johnny are away Drac enlists his friends to help him put the boy through a “monster-in-training” boot camp. But things get batty when Drac’s cantankerous, old school dad Vlad pays an unexpected visit.

An adorable and outstanding film. Released on September 25 of 2015, this film brings back the original cast of the film and brings back the charm of it as well. Continue reading Sophisticated and Bubbly Perfectly Woven Together | Review of ‘Hotel Transylvania 2’

Sirenetta — Kickstarter


SIRENETTA

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Below is the description of what this Kickstarter is about, created by Matthew Richardson.

Sirenetta is the story of Nettie Pearlman, a young woman who is really a mermaid princess. Inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Little Mermaid,” Sirenetta swam away from home for a life as a human being. After losing her memories as part of the spell, she’s thrown back into the ocean life when a sea witch comes after her. Now Nettie must summon the part of her she wished to forget and accept who she is if she wants to sustain the life she’s created for herself. She’ll use her hydrokinesis and magic scepter to fight against sushi-zombies, hypnotic sirens, and Mostrega, the wicked sea witch herself.

Contribute here and find out more about the project at this link:

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/mattimation/sirenetta