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Yahoo Movies has posted the first 5 minutes of this summer's How to Train Your Dragon 2 and it appears as if the good folks over at Dreamworks Animation have another home run on their hands. The voice talent, score, and visual animators are all going big here and I can't wait to see the rest of the movie. 2010 was a great year for animated movies (Toy Story 3, Tangled, Despicable Me) but I'd say that the first How to Train Your Dragon was the biggest surprise of them all. It was a largely original story, had an epic scope, and contained flying sequences that rivaled anything James Cameron did in his masterful Avatar. Few movies, whether animated or not, have been able to pull off telling an epic story while also having a real and relatable dramatic feel. The first movie was a resounding success and all indications are that »

- Matthew McKibben

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