Two weeks ago, Pixar released its latest original film, Luca, straight to Disney+. Some reviews (like the one from /Film’s own Hoai-Tran Bui) praised the film for being a fine depiction of the coming of age of two young boys, while others dubbed Luca as “minor Pixar”. Pixar movies, fairly or not, are graded on a curve. Audiences and critics expect the very best from Pixar – even after a decade in which they released sequels and prequels far more than original stories – and when they get something less, it feels like a big disappointment.
But here are we are at the start of a new month, with another studio releasing its animated film to its own streaming service. DreamWorks Animation movies aren’t graded on a curve, in part because when they’re good, it’s a miracle. The Boss Baby: Family Business is many things. But it’s the opposite of a miracle.
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Back in December 2020, the delayed animated sequel The Boss Baby: Family Business was eyeing a fall 2021 release. However, now that theaters are opening up, Universal Pictures has decided a summer theatrical release for the DreamWorks Animation movie is more appropriate. But just in case some families still aren’t ready to head back to theaters this season, Boss Baby: The Family Business will be released on the NBCUniversal streaming service Peacock on the same day it hits theaters. Read More »
Talk about a demotion. The Boss Baby 2 will have to boss at a later date, thanks to a new release date move from Universal Pictures and DreamWorks Animation. Which means fans of Alec Baldwin‘s fast-talking baby will need tp pencil in a new date to go to theaters. Read More »
Just when you thought you were safe from The Boss Baby, his pudgy little arms reach out and pull you back in. A sequel to the hit, Oscar-nominated Dreamworks Animation movie is coming to theaters next spring (fingers crossed!), and the first trailer has just arrived, letting us know that whatever drugs the franchise’s writers are on must be out of this world.
The Boss Baby: Family Business finds the Templeton brothers Tim and Ted (James Marsden and Alec Baldwin) all grown up and estranged from each other. Tim has a family of his own, including a super smart 7-year old named Tabitha (Ariana Greenblatt) and a new infant named Tina. But what Tim and Ted don’t know is that Tina is a top secret agent for BabyCorp on a mission to uncover the dark secrets behind Tabitha’s school and its mysterious founder, Dr. Edwin Armstrong (Jeff Goldblum). Don’t you want some of these drugs?! Watch The Boss Baby 2 trailer below to see how wild this gets. Read More »
I looked, and there before me was a pale horse! Its rider was named The Boss Baby, and a sequel was following close behind him. They were given power over a fourth of the earth to kill by sword, famine and plague, and by the wild beasts of the earth.
Man, the Bible really saw this afternoon’s movie news coming, huh? Maybe I should have paid closer attention in church. Anyway, The Boss Baby 2 is in the works, just as the Book of Revelation foretold.
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