The Croods
First screened in February 2014
Directors: Kirk De Micco and Chris Sanders. Animated. Voice Cast: Emma Stone, Nicolas Cage, Ryan Reynolds, Catherine Keener, Clark Duke, Cloris Leachman, Chris Sanders, Randy Thom. Screenplay: Chris Sanders and Kirk De Micco (based on a screen story by John Cleese, Kirk De Micco, and Chris Sanders).
Twitter Capsule: Easy winner as Oscar nominee that most exceeded my expectations. Clever, moving. Bit garish, but best sequences delight.

Photo © 2013 DreamWorks Animation/20th Century Fox
Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B

Academy Award Nominations:
Best Animated Feature

Golden Globe Nominations:
Best Animated Feature

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