Monday, December 14, 2009

DreamWorks animated dragon building 101

When Monsters vs Aliens came out this past Spring, we could go along with the not-so-original characters as part of the spoof of 1950's sci-fi classics like The Blob (renamed "Bob") and Attack of the 50ft Woman. We get the joke, not so much the laughs.

But next in the pipeline for DreamWorks' CGI is How to Train Your Dragon, and this time we think there may be evidence of a trend. The dragon in the title role seems awfully familiar. With just a little memory searching, we think we may have stumbled onto DreamWork's formula for creating adorably mean and aggressive (but quick to befriend) CGI creatures. See for yourself, we think the formula looks like this.

But just to keep things in perspective, we were onto this one as well...

What's that they say about imitation?

Keep watching Moviedozer & Moviedozer dailies as we continue our countdown of The 12 Trailers of Christmas each day through Christmas morning.

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