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Re: DreamWorks' Boss Baby

Postby Ben » June 17th, 2016, 5:00 pm

Sounds better than expected. Still not expecting too much from this, but am still intrigued...

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Re: DreamWorks' Boss Baby

Postby ShyViolet » June 18th, 2016, 4:43 pm

Kind of upset that Spacey was replaced...oh well. :(
Also I still think that concept art of the "brain child" or whatever is quite creepy. :shock: :?
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Re: DreamWorks' Boss Baby

Postby James » June 19th, 2016, 11:59 pm

This is still "Boss Baby" I assume? BOM has it listed slightly differently, "The Boss Baby".

http://www.boxofficemojo.com/movies/?id=bossbaby.htm

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Re: DreamWorks' Boss Baby

Postby Ben » June 20th, 2016, 4:17 am

It was announced as Boss Baby, but I have also seen it referred to with a The too, recently. I don't know if the change is official, though. We'll have to wait for promos to start running to see what it should actually be called!

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Re: DreamWorks' Boss Baby

Postby James » June 22nd, 2016, 10:58 am

I guess it's official:

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Re: DreamWorks' Boss Baby

Postby EricJ » June 22nd, 2016, 12:34 pm

At Annecy, there were lots of interviews with the director and animator about how the animation was a "change of pace" for DWA, and "pays tribute to the old style of classic-toon humor and squash-and-stretch".

(And you listen to it thinking, "Yeah, but....it's still Dreamworks--They're going to sell the fact that Alec Baldwin and Jimmy Kimmel are in it, as if that even remotely means something to kids!")

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Re: DreamWorks' Boss Baby

Postby Ben » June 22nd, 2016, 1:11 pm

Liking the logo. :)

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Re: DreamWorks' Boss Baby

Postby ShyViolet » June 22nd, 2016, 1:43 pm

It is cute. :)
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Re: DreamWorks' Boss Baby

Postby Ben » October 17th, 2016, 5:58 pm

So...the debut teaser trailer...

While more amusing than the concept might suggest, anyone else picking up the rather lazy "Stewie Herman" vibe?

Both those baby adults came to mind.

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Re: DreamWorks' Boss Baby

Postby Bill1978 » October 17th, 2016, 6:08 pm

So the Boss Baby is just a baby, not say an alien pretending to be a baby to take over the world? It looks like a decent idea for a TV show (which as Ben said already exists) but not for a whole movie.

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Re: DreamWorks' Boss Baby

Postby Dacey » October 17th, 2016, 7:21 pm

I get what Ben is saying, but at the same time, part of me is kinda excited about this sort of being a Stewie movie. Especially since Stewie more or less stopped being the "ruthless genius" type a couple of seasons ago.
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Re: DreamWorks' Boss Baby

Postby ShyViolet » October 17th, 2016, 7:28 pm

I like the animation. Otherwise, not impressed. Basically just seems like MegaMind only with a baby instead of a blue guy. Doubt I'll be leaving the house for this, will probably just catch it on Flix. :?

(Still haven't seen Home.)
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Re: DreamWorks' Boss Baby

Postby EricJ » October 18th, 2016, 12:26 am

Ben wrote:While more amusing than the concept might suggest, anyone else picking up the rather lazy "Stewie Herman" vibe?


Heavens no, we didn't pick that up the minute the project was even announced...

As it is, I don't think the public is quite patient yet for a baby that acts like a business tycoon, or vice versa.

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Re: DreamWorks' Boss Baby

Postby Ben » October 18th, 2016, 7:12 am

Of course, adult babies in cartoons is no new thing however you slice it:


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Re: DreamWorks' Boss Baby

Postby EricJ » October 21st, 2016, 4:24 pm

Yeah, but they already remade THAT one with the Wayans Bros.

(It was interesting to read the reviews and see how many critics remembered the title of the Bugs cartoon, and how many remembered the name of Baby Face Finster.)