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‘How to Train Your Dragon 3’ Proves How to Finish a Trilogy

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While not exactly a golden rule, it is known fact that if a movie does well in the box office, chances are good that it will be followed by sequel and more often than not, we’ve come to expect that the sequel won’t measure up to the original. Add a third movie to the mix and you’re just asking for trouble. With animated movies, the expectations are often even lower. (Is anyone really surprised that the Ice Age movies keep getting worse?) But sometimes, as is the case with the Disney/Pixar Toy Story movies, we’re pleasantly surprised. Now you can add How to Train Your Dragon to that short list too.

One thing that DreamWorks Animation has understood about this series is that the story comes first, the hijinks come later. The very first Dragon movie proved that way back in 2010 with a strong story and with each chapter that has come after it, that story just keeps getting better. What started out as a cute kid’s story has become a powerful trilogy. We've seen these chara…

Hasbro Unveils Three New Monopoly Pieces

The 3 new Monopoly tokens
The three new tokens (Inquisitr)

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On the eve of World Monopoly Day, Hasbro has unveiled three new Monopoly pieces (officially known as tokens) that will be added to the iconic game. The new pieces will be the T-Rex, Rubber Ducky, and Penguin. Unfortunately, that means that three other pieces will have to go away, so please lower your top hats to say goodbye to the Wheelbarrow, the Thimble, and the Boot.

For those outraged by the decision, you can blame your fellow game players. From January 10-31 of this year, Hasbro offered fans a chance to vote on eight pieces that they would like to see in the next generation of the game from a list of 64. Fans from more than 100 countries took part in the Monopoly Token Madness Vote, which attracted more than 4.3 million votes. Read More>>>


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