Y’know, the thing I’m most concerned about as far as Dreamwork’s upcoming Mr. Peabody and Sherman goes is not the CGI – that looks fine as far as these things go – it’s the expansion of what were originally perfect little shorts written for The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show (The shorts were then known as Peabody’s Improbable History) into a feature-length movie. As always with these kind of efforts, the creators have to keep in mind that what works just fine as a short doesn’t always work in expanded form. I suppose we’ll just have to wait until next year to see.
Anyway, here’s the trailer:
And for those who may not be familiar with the originals, here are a couple of examples: