Distributor: DreamWorks Pictures

The Prince of Egypt. Dir. Brenda Chapman, Simon Wells, Steve Hickner. DreamWorks Pictures. 1998.

The Prince of Egypt. Dir. Brenda Chapman, Simon Wells, Steve Hickner. DreamWorks Pictures. 1998. 150 150 Robyn Brennan

Following the life of Moses, The Prince of Egypt tells an adaption of the story of the Book of Exodus. In the opening scene of this animated musical, the audience…

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The Road to El Dorado. Dir. Bibo Bergeron, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Don Paul. DreamWorks Pictures. 2000.

The Road to El Dorado. Dir. Bibo Bergeron, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Don Paul. DreamWorks Pictures. 2000. 150 150 Milly Winston-Jacques

The Road to El Dorado subverts humanity’s usual place at the apex of creation. In this scene the High Priest, Tzekel-Kan, explains to Tulio (whom he believes to be a…

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Shrek 2. Dir. Andrew Adamson, Kelly Asbury, and Conrad Vernon. DreamWorks. 2004.

Shrek 2. Dir. Andrew Adamson, Kelly Asbury, and Conrad Vernon. DreamWorks. 2004. 150 150 Dora Mckay

The second film in the Shrek franchise, Shrek 2 focuses on a pair of ogres, Shrek and Fiona, and their life as newlyweds: it’s time to meet the in-laws. Fiona’s human parents,…

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Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy. Dir. Adam McKay. DreamWorks Studios. 2004.

Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy. Dir. Adam McKay. DreamWorks Studios. 2004. 150 150 Harry Goodman

Anchorman, starring Will Ferrell as the eponymous Ron Burgundy, is a tongue-in-cheek comedy that parodies 1970s American culture through its extremely self-conscious, gross-out style. The absurdity of Ron’s character is…

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Shrek. Dir. Vicky Jenson and Andrew Adamson. Dreamworks. 2001.

Shrek. Dir. Vicky Jenson and Andrew Adamson. Dreamworks. 2001. 150 150 Bethany Havercroft

Directed by Vicky Jenson and Andrew Adamson Produced by Jeffrey Katzenberg, Aron Warner, and John H. Williams Production Companies were Dreamworks, Dreamworks Animation, and Pacific Data Images _____________________________________________________ While the 2001 film Shrek has a…

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Over the Hedge. Dir. Tim Johnson and Karey Kirkpatrick. DreamWorks. 2006.

Over the Hedge. Dir. Tim Johnson and Karey Kirkpatrick. DreamWorks. 2006. 150 150 Emma Bragg

After Verne, an anxious turtle, breaks through the boundary of the manicured hedge he enters a pristine garden on the periphery of a middle class suburbia. A far cry from…

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Bee Movie. Dir. Steve Hickner and Simon J. Smith. DreamWorks. 2007.

Bee Movie. Dir. Steve Hickner and Simon J. Smith. DreamWorks. 2007. 150 150 Emma Bragg

https://youtu.be/VONRQMx78YI Bee Movie Official Trailer: [1] This textbook human thinking opens Bee Movie [2], an animation which follows the film’s aptly alliteratively named protagonist, Barry B. Benson, an aspiring bee,…

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American Beauty. Dir. Sam Mendes. DreamWorks Pictures. 1999.

American Beauty. Dir. Sam Mendes. DreamWorks Pictures. 1999. 150 150 Sarah Brecknell

Despite its iconic lusty red petals, Sam Mendes’ American Beauty is abundant with other striking images – one of which is a dead bird, lying on the grass of the school grounds,…

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Shark Tale. Dir. Bibo Bergeron, Vicky Jenson, Rob Letterman. DreamWorks Animation. 2004.

Shark Tale. Dir. Bibo Bergeron, Vicky Jenson, Rob Letterman. DreamWorks Animation. 2004. 150 150 Sophie Lott

DreamWorks Animation’s Shark Tale plays with the binary of shark/fish through the characterization of Lenny the vegetarian shark and his performativity of conventionally human gender stereotypes. The family animation draws attention to…

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Seabiscuit. Dir. Gary Ross. DreamWorks Pictures. 2003.

Seabiscuit. Dir. Gary Ross. DreamWorks Pictures. 2003. 150 150 Megan Neil

‘Seabiscuit’[1] is a 2003 film adapted from Laura Hillenbrand’s 2001 novel Seabiscuit: An American Legend[2].The film follows the life story of an undersized racehorse named Seabiscuit, during the time of the Great…

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