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Dreamworks' Rise of the Guardians set to bow on blu-ray/DVD in March

Dreamworks' holiday-themed animated film RISE OF THE GUARDIANS may not have been a hit at the box office, despite great reviews and stellar animation, but there's always a second chance when it hits the home video market in March.  The film, starring the voice talents of Chris Pine, Alec Baldwin, Jude Law, Isla Fischer, and Hugh Jackman is rearranging its holiday focus to Easter rather than...

Review: Rise of the Guardians

PLOT : Tired of being relegated to the shadows, the evil and mischievous villain Pitch plots to rid the world of magic and hope. Thankfully the Immortal Guardians – North, Tooth, Sandman, Bunnymund with the help of Jack Frost – attempt to restore the children’s belief in fairy tales and legends and defeat the darkness. REVIEW : Who knew that a fanciful tale of Jack Frost, Santa...

Dreamworks Animation Event: Rise of the Guardians

In the latest feature from DreamWorks Animation, the studio wanted to take on something different. Thus, they came across William Joyce and his inspired “The Guardians of Childhood.” What if Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny, the Sandman and the Tooth Fairy not only are friends, but they were superheroes of sorts who watch over all the children all over the world. This fanciful tale sprang to...

5 new character posters, clip, and tv spot for Dreamworks Rise of the Guardians

Today we have a look at some new character posters, a clip, and TV spot for Dreamworks' latest animation opus, RISE OF THE GUARDIANS, featuring the voice talents of Alec Baldwin, Chris Pine, Jude Law, Hugh Jackman, and Isla Fisher.  The posters are nice little color coordinated effort, while the clip gives us our first glimpse at a playful dialogue scene.  The TV spot is...

Preview: Rise of the Guardians online event

Who’d of ever thought that Santa Claus, the Tooth Fairy, the Sandman and the Easter Bunny would ever be superheroes? Did you ever expect that Jack Frost would do anything more than nip at your nose? In all fairness, when I had first heard about RISE OF THE GUARDIANS, I would have never thought that any of these childhood fantasy figures would be even remotely heroic. Then again, when you...

Check out a cool peek at the special effects and voices of Dreamworks Rise of the Guardians

Now that we're transitioning into the holiday season it seems that no other film is quite as thematically appropriate as Dreamworks RISE OF THE GUARDIANS.  Starring the voice talents of Alec Baldwin, Chris Pine, Hugh Jackman, Isla Fisher, and Jude Law, the Guillermo Del Toro produced pic is an adaptation of William Joyce's series of novels.  As a fan of both the holidays and...

New Rise of the Guardians featurette shows off Alec Baldwin's North (Santa Claus)

Yesterday I voiced my suspicion that I'd be running these all week, and here I am, definitely proving that suspicion correct with a new featurette from RISE OF THE GUARDIANS that showcases the Alec Baldwin-voiced guardian of Santa Claus.  Though in the world of RISE OF THE GUARDIANS, they call the jolly old fellow North. Taking the track that the story of Santa means something...

New Rise of the Guardians featurette shows off Hugh Jackman's Bunnymund

Yesterday I ran a "character video" introducing Chris Pine's character of Jack Frost to the greater internet community, and today that video has been followed up with one that introduces Hugh Jackman's Austrailian Easter Bunny revamp E. Aster Bunnymund. I'm going to be running these all week, aren't I? Because we've got Isla Fisher's Tooth Fairy, Alec Baldwin's Santa Claus, the...

New Rise of the Guardians featurette shows off Chris Pine's Jack Frost

Dreamworks Animation has released a new featurette for the upcoming flick RISE OF THE GUARDIANS detailing the character of Jack Frost, and in the process shows off what is going to be a fun-enough, if predictable, character arc for the Chris Pine-voiced hero.  Seemingly a mix somewhere between Disney's version of Peter Pan and Pine's version of Captain Kirk, Jack Frost is the...

90-Second TV spot for Dreamworks Rise of the Guardians brings the holiday action

A new 90-second TV spot for Dreamworks RISE OF THE GUARDIANS has gone online, teasing some new footage and character interactions that fall in line with what we've seen so far.  Based on the series of books by William Joyce, the animated holiday adventure features the voice talents of Alec Baldwin, Chris Pine, Hugh Jackman, Jude Law, and Isla Fisher.  Overall, it looks like a...