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How to Train Your Dragon
One adventure will change two worlds
As the son of a Viking leader on the cusp of manhood, shy Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III faces a rite of passage: he must kill a dragon to prove his warrior mettle. But after downing a feared dragon, he realizes that he no longer wants to destroy it, and instead befriends the beast – which he names Toothless – much to the chagrin of his warrior father
I wish this was my autobiography.
“Stop trying so hard to be something you’re not!”
Cats are perfect.
Please don’t misunderstand. Dogs are frequently wonderful. They can be sweet and adorable and affectionate and altogether grand. But dogs also carry with them a whiff of desperation—their need to be loved is often charming but sometimes exhausting. Like a good-natured but overly forthcoming friend, you enjoy their company but find them overly communicative; they forget that some things are best left unsaid. As Mark Twain wrote, “If animals could speak, the dog would be a blundering outspoken fellow.”
Cats, meanwhile, know no sin as they operate under the Nixonian imperative that their actions are definitionally above reproach. They outpaced mankind on the domestication front, habituating, though not…
I previously reviewed this film and gave it 3 1/2 stars which is accurate. I'm posting this review for my 2yr old son who absolutely loves it. It's the first movie he's shown a lot of interest in so his review is as follows.
"Whatcha dragon moomie yep?" Whatcha dragon moomie hahaha"
Dracarys! – Daenerys Targaryen, Queen of the Andals and the Rhoynar and the First Men, Lord of the Seven KingdomsKhaleesi of the Great Grass Sea,Breaker of Shackles/Chains,Queen of Meereen, Princess of Dragonstone (For the se7en god’s sake girl in one year or two I have to put a full paragraph of your titles)
Everything starts with a narration moving slowly to a storm of dragons; fire and flames, and screams of terror and many women cry of fury and strength by men against winged beasts in the skies of Berk, the most extraordinary Viking land, and all that is narrated by a simple wimpy kid named Hiccup. With a combined name of your personality; you like and care about him…
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I can’t remember being moved this much since Spike Jonze’s Her; my emotions are all over the place and there are simply not enough words to justify the amazement that I had when watching this film.
DreamWorks in all of its lifespan has always been undervalued due to Pixar and Disney’s success, they certainly have brought memorable and classic animation titles like Shrek, Kung Fu Panda, and Madagascar; and having seen all of those, I can confidently say, neither of them have been able to challenge Pixar in regards to three-dimensional animation, and Disney with its captivating charm. DreamWorks seems to have already understood that competing with Disney is futile, they…
Why oh why did all vikings, except for the teenage ones, have Irish or Scottish accents? Is it because they sound more authentic that way or what? And why weren’t, the main characters at least, modelled after their voice actor or actress? How to Train Your Dragon - godawful title by the way - has an easy to digest message and looks reasonably pretty, but it never in my opinion matches the out-of-the-ordinariness of its titular legendary beasts. When I checked out what other features had come from directors Dean DeBlois and Chris Sanders it all made sense; on comparing character design, they could have just as well called this film Hiccup and Stitch. It’s an observation that applies to…
This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.
At first glance, How to Train Your Dragon is a typical animated feature. A young, male protagonist struggles to find his place in the world, feeling he is somehow “different” from everyone else. Then one day something unexpected happens that turns his life upside-down. We’ve seen this happen time and time again, but familiarity with convention serves only to obfuscate the true meaning of this film. How to Train Your Dragon (or should I say, How to Train Your Black Dragon) is in fact a white supremacist work secretly written and directed by the Ku Klux Klan in an attempt to reinstitute pre-abolition thoughts on race relation in the United States.
At its core, the Vikings in HTTY(B)D represent majority…
I wish I loved this movie. As it is I found it a bit too slow to take off, but that feels unfair considering the runtime. It being a rematch (saw it years ago though) is probably factoring in heavily.
The last, oh, 15 minutes or so, I'm totally on board, and practically bawling through the end. Saves it from a lower score.
+ Great score. It goes unto the old playlist.
- Nothing constructive.
good time pass....
Dreamworks This is your reckoning! This movie isn't just a good animated film it's a good film in general it is so heartwarming and yet so tearjerkering, this has everything comedy, drama, thriller, and action!
Ich liebe diesen Film! Ohne Zahn ist einfach so wunderbar herzig!
Jedesmal konnt ich dahinschmelzen, außerdem ist der witzig und cool. da schlägt das Kinderherz im Erwachsenen wieder höher ;)
I love this movie! Toothless is just so wonderful hearted!
Every time I could melt away, is also the funny and cool. since the child's heart in an adult strikes again higher)
"He's going to grow up big, be chief & fight the bad" Baby Ewan reviewed.
A great, well-done animated feature!
This was surprisingly better than I thought it would be. Jay Baruchel and the rest of the cast brought an earnest and believable voice performance.
Combined the average ratings (Critic's & Users) from IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes, Metacritic and Letterboxd, and then weighted and tweaked the results…
Chances are the first movie you ever saw was animation. Exuberant, colorful and full of wonder, animation is the stuff…