The Boxtrolls and How To Train Your Dragon 2 led the nominees for the 42nd Annual Annie Awards – with The Boxtrolls nabbing 13 noms and Dragon securing 10. Both are included in the Best Animated Feature Category where they are joined by Big Hero 6, Cheatin’, Song of the Sea, The Book of Life, The LEGO Movie and The Tale of Princess Kaguya.
The Annie Awards are given in recognition of achievement in animation for film and television. The complete list of nominations follow the jump. The Annie Awards will be presented on January 31st.
On this episode, the GeekScholars discuss How to Train Your Dragon 2, the animated sequel to the popular 2009 film about Hiccup, a young Viking, and Toothless, his dragon, and the adventures they have trying to keep the peace between the people and animals of the land.
What to Watch This Weekend is a brand new weekly podcast from GeekScholars Movie News. Each Friday, the GeekScholars review a highly-acclaimed film that has just become available in the past week to watch by renting, streaming, or purchasing.
After everything we’ve seen in the movie and TV series, it would be understandable to think, ‘How can the makers of How To Train Your Dragon’ top the first one. Maybe they can’t, but the new teaser for How To Train Your Dragon 2’ suggets that they’re giving is a really good go.