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How to Train Your Dragon Directors Sent Autographed Blu-ray DVD to Child Film Critic Perry Chen!

Published on: 1st November, 2010

Perry Chen opening Dragon directors' autographed Blu-ray DVD (photo by Zhu Shen)

Award-winning child film critic Perry Chen is thrilled to receive autographed Blu-ray DVD from directors Dean DeBlois and Chris Sanders of “How to Train Your Dragon,” which is one of Perry’s favorite films in 2010!

Dragon directors autographed DVD cover for Perry Chen

Perry Chen thumb up on autographed Dragon Blu-ray DVD (photo by Zhu Shen)

Perry loves to draw and design dragons from his own imagination.  He recently entered DreamWorks’ “How to Create Your Own Dragon” Contest, see his 2 dragon designs below:

Perry Chen with his two dragon designs (photo by Zhu Shen)

Read Perry’s 4.5-starfish rated “How to train your dragon” review and filmmaker interview:

NPR Liane Hansen feature about Perry’s Dragon press junket:

Watch Perry’s press junket interviews of Dragon directors and voice talents:

Perry’s appearance with co-director Dean DeBlois in a film panel discussion during Comic-Con:

How to Train Your Dragon official site:

The Blu-ray DVD went on sale starting Oct 15, 2010, get your own copy!  Perry predicts that How to Train Your Dragon will be nominated for the Oscars!


Perry S. Chen is a 10-year-old award-winning film critic & artist, TV/radio personality, Annie Awards for Animation presenter, TEDx speaker,  filmmaker and animator.  He writes about movies for San Diego’s largest newspaper, the Union Tribune with over 300,000 readers.  Perry is also the youngest columnist and entertainment critic for the San Diego Entertainer Magazine.  Perry won the San Diego Press Club 2010 Excellence in Journalism Award, and is represented by Rebel Entertainment Partners, a talent agency in Hollywood.

Perry started writing movie reviews using his unique kids-friendly starfish rating system on his website ( ) as an 8-year-old third grader at San Diego’s Torrey Hills Elementary School from the Del Mar Union School District.

Perry became a national sensation when he debuted on the CBS Evening News with Katie Couric in May 2009 as the youngest film critic in the country.  He was featured on National Public Radio (NPR) with host Liane Hansen in March 2010, and has reviewed over 50 movies and DVDs on a multi-media platform: TV, radio, print, and web.  He is the youngest member of the Asian American Journalist Association, the San Diego Press Club, the youngest blogger on Animation World Network, and the youngest honoree of Cox Communication Channel 4’s annul Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.

Perry reviews films on a kids-friendly starfish rating system, 5 being the best.  He was featured on Variety as one of the most active young film critics in the country:

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