How To Train Your Dragon

Podcast Episode 68: E3, No Man Sky, 60 Second Shooter, 22 Jump Street, How To Train Your Dragon 2, Transformers: Age of Extinction, and the Pinnacle of 80s Tech: The LaserDisc

Posted by Matthew on June 28, 2014
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Awesome Friday

It’s been a few weeks thanks to recent June related events but we’re back with a new episode of Awesome Friday! We have a lot to talk about in this episode including Simon’s impressions of E3, Matt’s new LaserDisc player, 22 Jump Street and How To Train Your Dragon 2, 60 Second Shooter, and the just released Transformers: Age of Extinction.

It’s a lot to get through so get yourself comfy and let’s get started.

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Quick Reviews: ’22 Jump Street’ and ‘How To Train Your Dragon 2’

Posted by Matthew on June 18, 2014
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22 Jump Street

How To Train Your Dragon 2

Last weekend I did in fact see two movies but since I was taking the weekend off I didn’t write them up. It’s a bit late now, so here are some quick impressions in case you’re trying to decide what to see this weekend.

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Something for the Weekend: How To Train Your Dragon

Posted by Matthew on May 30, 2014
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How To Train Your Dragon

Two weeks hence will see the release of the sequel to one of my favourite animated movies so naturally this would be a good weekend to pick up a copy of one of my favourite animated movies.

Released in 2010 How To Train Your Dragon is one of the best “boy and his dog” movies that I’ve ever seen. Except the dog happens to be a dragon. And the dragon generally acts like a cat. Hiccup and Toothless become a symbiotic pair and eventually change the world with their friendship. It’s a great movie featuring a great performance from Jay Baruchel, and a fantastic score.

It was nominated for two Oscars (losing Best Animated Feature to Toy Story 3 and Best Score to The Social Network) and won ten Annie Awards including Best Feature.

With a sequel about to be released now is the perfect time to refresh your memory. You can use the links below to buy your copy and help us keep the lights on.

Thanks and enjoy your weekend!

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How To Train Your Dragon 2 Trailer + Poster: A Whole Other World Of Dragons

Posted by Matthew on April 11, 2014
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How To Train Your Dragon 2

How To Train Your Dragon is one of my favourite Dreamworks animation films. Actually Its my favourite Dreamworks film and one of the best animated films in recent memory. Naturally then, the sequel has me pretty excited.

Let’s look at the new trailer.

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How To Train Your Dragon 2 Teaser

Posted by Matthew on July 13, 2013
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How To Train Your Dragon 2

Dreamworks Animation may not have as solid a reputation as Pixar but they have made a few real gems, my favourite of which is How To Train Your Dragon. Sequels have been long gestating and now we have the first teaser for How To Train Your Dragon 2.

Let’s watch!

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