Just in time for the holiday season comes DreamWorks Animation’s second feature of the year,Rise of the Guardians. Based on the series of books by William Joyce, this story of childhood heroes uniting to stop a common threat often feels like the child version of the Avengers, and it will doubtless entertain many a young audience as Christmas approaches. However, although it makes for fun viewing, Guardians is ultimately bettered by many of its contemporaries.
Read the rest of this review at Yin & Yang here.
DreamWorks Animation have released a second full trailer for their epic looking animated adventure Rise of the Guardians (2012), a film based on the children’s books by William Joyce (who also co-wrote the script). Directed by Peter Ramsey in his feature debut, it looks to put an interesting spin on childhood figures like Santa Claus, the Tooth Fairy, Sandman, Jack Frost and the Easter Bunny, whilst telling a timeless good vs. evil story.
Watch the trailer on CineVue here.