What do you think about the upcoming DreamWorks Animation film The Bad Guys? I think it looks promising, and I definitely like the shading.
So, did this just suddenly come out of nowhere…!? I don’t remember any real mention of The Bad Guys before now, or have I just not been paying attention?
Either way, it looks kinda bonkers fun, if HIGHLY derivative and full of many, many, many elements from a bunch of other films and properties, like, for instance: just because they’re bad guys, doesn’t mean they have to be *bad* guys, right?
Honestly, zero interest from me. It doesn’t resemble DreamWorks films per se (although it definitely does to some degree) as much as incredibly stale pieces of animated films in general from the last 20 or so years (as Ben said.)
You can’t just have your characters announce how they feel! That makes me feel angry!
We're still getting the default DreamWorks plot of "The picked-on guys who dream of not being picked on anymore", but without Jeffrey Katzenberg and his Disney demons, there doesn't seem to be quite as much bile in it anymore.