An unconventional hero emerges in How to Train Your Dragon, as Hiccup (voiced by Jay Baruchel) faces the daunting challenge of transitioning from a young teenage kid to a dominant Viking, a role his father (voiced by Gerard Butler) has mastered. Hiccup sways from tradition when he befriends a dragon and together they challenge the tribe’s longstanding tradition of slaying dragons.
Shrek, Donkey, Puss and the rest of the gang are back - in 3D no less - in the 4th installment of the popular fairytale series of the fractured, family-friendly variety. This time, domesticated Shrek starts to pine for the good 'ol days of ogre-mongering, but finds himself in a pickle once trapped in an alternate reality where the devious Rumpelstiltskin is king, and he's never even met his true love Fiona. What's a green giant to do?
It's an annual tradition. If it's summer time, you can count on Pixar to provide another character rich, beautifully animated masterpiece. If the advance buzz coming out of ShoWest (where theater owners were treated to a preview screening) is at all accurate, then moviegoers are in for an incredible third, three-dimensional episode in the excellent Toy Story series. The adventure involves Woody, Buzz and friends being donated to a day care center when Andy heads off to college, and their eventual journey back to the boy they love.
Armed with his arsenal of shrink rays, freeze rays, and battle-ready vehicles for land and air, Gru (Steve Carell) is ready to vanquish all who stand in his way as he tries to steal the moon! But in the midst of his crazy plans he encounters three little orphaned girls who look at him and see something that no one else has ever seen: a potential Dad.
This computer-animated 3D film, based on a series of popular children's books, arrives courtesy of Watchmen/300 director Zack Snyder. A largely Australian cast including Geoffrey Rush, Rachael Taylor, Emile de Ravin and Ryan Kwanten, along with Brit Jim Sturgess, provide the voices of a mythical race of barn owls - The Owls of Ga'Hoole - who must fight to protect their sanctuary against outside powers.
Top super villain MegaMind (Will Ferrell) begins to have second thoughts after defeating his archrival Metro Man (Brad Pitt) and creating new superhero rival Titan (Jonah Hill). When his Titan decides he'd rather be a villain, too (it's more fun, right?), the once devious MegaMind ponders a change of heart and a new direction to his career.
"Hey Boo-Boo!" Dan Aykroyd and Justin Timberlake voice Yogi and his sidekick Boo-Boo in this live-action/animated mix based on Hanna-Barbera's beloved classic cartoon about a picnic-basket-stealing bear in Jellystone Park.