The Croods (trailer)


It’s like someone looked at The Flintstones and thought, Love the prehistoric vibe, but it’s just too intellectual…

I love the insightful commentary into the lost distant mists of Cro-Magnon life, like how dads are idiots and mother-in-laws are horrible and girls love shoes. It’s so unexpected!

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Danielm80
Danielm80
Mon, Feb 18, 2013 2:21pm

This trailer makes me sad. The director, Chris Sanders, is a brilliant animator who directed Lilo and Stitch and worked on several of the classic Disney cartoons. He’s been posting beautiful production drawings and storyboards from The Croods on his website (http://www.chrissandersart.com). (He also draws an amazing comic strip called Kiskaloo.) Every time I look at the production designs for the film, I think it’s going to be the best movie of the year. Then I see another trailer and think, “Yabba dabba doo.”

Jonathan Roth
reply to  Danielm80
Mon, Feb 18, 2013 7:44pm

I’m not even going to look at the trailer. Chris Sanders has a lot of goodwill built up in advance, and I don’t want stupid marketing to spoil that.

MarkyD
Mon, Feb 18, 2013 4:46pm

Plus, the damn NAME. They REALLY did that? Really? Ugh.

Jurgan
Jurgan
reply to  MarkyD
Mon, Feb 18, 2013 11:54pm

I’m missing something- is it slang?

MarkyD
reply to  Jurgan
Tue, Feb 19, 2013 2:18am

Are you not familiar with the word “crude”?
http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/crude?s=t

Jurgan
Jurgan
reply to  MarkyD
Tue, Feb 19, 2013 2:41am

Oh, homophones. Right. *slaps forehead*

Patrick
Patrick
Tue, Feb 19, 2013 3:25am

Let me guess.

The message of the movie is follow your dreams/heart *and* to be yourself.

MrFrye
MrFrye
Tue, Feb 19, 2013 4:40am

Err… not available in the US. I’m surprised I’m the first one to mention this.

MaryAnn Johanson
reply to  MrFrye
Mon, Mar 18, 2013 4:25pm

Just noticed your comment, but… it plays fine via a US IP address. Perhaps they changed the settings on YouTube for this upload.

RogerBW
RogerBW
Tue, Feb 19, 2013 11:30am

I’ll admit to a slight smile at “try hiding from it in the tall dry grass”.
Yeah, it’s visually great, but…

Adam Stefaniak
Tue, Feb 19, 2013 8:09pm

I wish this was made by Mel Gibson, with all the characters speaking proto-indo-euorpean, graphic depictions of shoe production process, and controversy.

FAR Movies
Fri, Mar 01, 2013 2:43pm

From the director of How To Train Your Dragon
And the writer of Space Chimps!!