The Croods (Kirk De Micco/Chris Sanders, 2013)

March 22, 2013


2010’s How to Train Your Dragon is arguably Dreamworks Animation’s creative high point to date, and was directed by Chris Sanders and Dean DeBlois, the team behind Lilo & Stitch, one of the best hand-drawn animations from Disney since their 90s renaissance. DeBlois is steering some Dragon sequels solo, but Dreamworks’ latest all CGI film – their first released through 20th Century Fox – marks the latest effort from the increasingly reliable Sanders, co-directing here with Kirk De Micco. The Croods, an awkward blend of bland sentimentality and cartoonish humour, marks an end to Sanders’ winning streak…

Full review at Sound on Sight


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