Comic Riffs: How to Train Your Dragon


Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 11/07/2010

Box Office: 'MEGAMIND' wins record-setting holiday kickoff weekend

UPDATE: Megamind became the biggest blue character to hit the screen since the Na'vi, pacing a record-setting weekend. DreamWorks Animation's "Megamind" won the weekend by grossing $47.7-million at the domestic box office -- making it DWA's third film this...

By Michael Cavna  |  02:45 PM ET, 11/07/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Holly Word | Tags:  Despicable Me, Dreamworks Animation, How to Train Your Dragon, Megamind, Shrek Forever After

Posted at 01:20 PM ET, 06/06/2010

Get Him to the Peak: 'SHREK' stays No. 1 at box office

DreamWorks Animation SHREK may have had to recall millions of glasses, but that didn't stop the animated mega-franchise from moving plenty of 3-D glasses over the weekend. "Shrek Forever After" made $25.3-million over the weekend to remain No.-1 at...

By Michael Cavna  |  01:20 PM ET, 06/06/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  General, General, General | Tags:  How to Train Your Dragon, Iron Man 2, Marmaduke, Shrek Forever After

Posted at 04:45 PM ET, 04/19/2010

BOX OFFICE: Weak 'Kick-Ass' barely kicks 'Dragon' tail [UPDATED]

Note: This post originally published at 10:30 a.m. today and updated at 4:45 p.m. UPDATE: As Comic Riffs suggested this morning might happen, "Kick-Ass" has benefited from a day of adjusted box-office numbers. (Ah, the "magic" of Hollywood.) According...

By Michael Cavna  |  04:45 PM ET, 04/19/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Holly Word | Tags:  How to Train Your Dragon, Kick-Ass the Movie

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 03/26/2010

The 'Riffs Interview: 'TRAIN YOUR DRAGON' directors enter a new dimension

Hiccup, dragon trainer. (DreamWorks Animation SKG) The modern Hollywood animator is accursed with a burden that never bedeviled Walt Disney, Chuck Jones or even the '80s Imagineers who framed each shot of Roger Rabbit. In the era of "Avatar,"...

By Michael Cavna  |  10:30 AM ET, 03/26/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Interviews With Cartoonists, Interviews With Cartoonists | Tags:  Chris Sanders, Dean DeBlois, DreamWorks Animation, How to Train Your Dragon, Jeffrey Katzenberg