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Wed, Jun. 14th, 2006, 05:57 pm
Flushed with success

In all the excitement about Ratatouille, I've been ignoring the other rat movie: Flushed Away. It turns out the trailer for that one has already been officially released. My first impression was that it's a shame they're using computer animation to mimic stop motion (the characters aren't even furry), but like all Aardman films I think it will be redeemed by its humour and writing. Even though it's due out in November and Ratatouille is slated for June next year (I think they were originally scheduled to come out around the same time, until Ratatouille got delayed) it is edifying to see two big budget good quality films about rats come out in the near future. How many years since the last one? *cough*Secret of NIMH*cough*
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Wed, Jun. 14th, 2006 09:23 pm (UTC)
marko_the_rat

Do you think that's why they teamed up with Dreamworks? They need to put out a new movie to help pay for a new studio, and they don't have the time or money to start building models again from scratch. I still would rather have cute, furred characters but written by the Aardman team.
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