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Review: Final 'How to Train Your Dragon' film celebrates the power of pairs

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'How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World'

Jay Baruchel stars as Hiccup in "How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World."

“How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World” is the series finale movie fans have been waiting for.

“How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World” highlights a fearless dragon leader named Hiccup (voice of Jay Baruchel) along with his crew of Vikings and rescued dragons as they embark on a final adventure.

Following in his father’s footsteps, Hiccup must lead his village of Berk away from destruction and into safety. While refuge means new beginnings for Hiccup, his villagers and their dragons, seasoned connections act as foundations in a variety of relationships.

Astrid (voice of America Ferrera), a fearless female warrior whom Hiccup is dating, finds herself offering her lover continuous support while she also finds herself in a spotlighted position as his significant other.

Hiccup’s mother, Valka (voice of Cate Blanchett), plays an active role in supporting her son, too. Despite her absence from Hiccup’s adolescent life, she reinforces his self-confidence when he needs it most.

The connections aren’t limited to humans, though. Toothless, Hiccup’s dragon and revered companion, finds himself stuck between the world he knows and the world where he belongs – with a newly-introduced Light Fury.

The Light Fury’s appearance in the final film was exciting to both Toothless and a captivated audience excited to learn about the beautiful, sparkling creature. She doesn’t disappoint with her stunning looks and a personality to match.

Director Dean DeBlois produced an unparalleled series with intricate details from start to finish. Each green-eyed leading man or creature – Hiccup, Stoick the Vast (voice of Gerard Butler) and Toothless – are paired romantically with a blue-eyed leading female or creature – Astrid, Valka and the Light Fury.

Hiccup has a village of Vikings depending on him for protection. By recalling memories and stories that keep his small family connected, along with discovering the bond between Toothless and the Light Fury, Hiccup finds the greatest shelter in the connections he has made with his loved ones.

Despite physically and relationally changing conditions, Hiccup determines how the power of love surpasses distance, death and difficult decisions.

Alluring details mesmerize moviegoers throughout the movie, and the DreamWorks Animation film offers audiences of all ages the closure expected from the final installation of “How to Train Your Dragon.” While the series title poses the ultimate question, fans must watch the heartwarming conclusion to understand what it takes to train your dragon.