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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…

Disney's Answer to Pentatonix - Video of the Day

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Leave it to Disney to jump on the bandwagon of the latest fad, even if that fad might be on its way out. Singers have been producing their own a cappella versions of Disney tunes for years now and the Mouse House is just getting started. Introducing DCappella, Disney Music Group’s new a cappella singing group consisting of 7 members: Sojourner Brown (alto), Orlando Dixon (baritone), Antonio Fernandez (vocal percussion), Morgan Keene (soprano), Shelley Regner (mezzo), Joe Santoni (bass), and RJ Woessner (tenor). While DCappella are arguably super-talented, one has to wonder if they have arrived late to the party.

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