Every film that has ever been nominated for an Academy Award in any category. Enjoy!
Kung Fu Panda
Prepare for awesomeness.
When the Valley of Peace is threatened, lazy Po the panda discovers his destiny as the "chosen one" and trains to become a kung fu hero, but transforming the unsleek slacker into a brave warrior won't be easy. It's up to Master Shifu and the Furious Five -- Tigress, Crane, Mantis, Viper and Monkey -- to give it a try.
Kung Fu Panda is a breath-takingly animated film that is at once a loving homage to a variety of martial-art film moments and a tender look at a relationship in a single parent household between a father (James Hong) and son (Jack Black as the title panda). Character design, voice talent and action pieces are vibrant and supremely executed. I can't stress enough how fantastic the voice cast is.
There are few animated features that can match K.F.P. for wit, humor and creativity. The panda, Po, states in the opening that there is no charge for awesomeness and attractiveness. I paid $8 to see it in the theatre, and $15 for the blu-ray. Your false claim aside, it was well worth it Po.
"We often meet our destiny on the road we take to avoid it."
My favorite Dreamworks film. Intelligent message about secret ingredients and dragon scrolls and their relation to the misleading psychoanalytics of identity and desire.
Who doesn't like pandas? Especially when they're voiced by Jack Black. He fits the title role perfectly. While it may be aimed a younger audience I could appreciate the plot and its underlying lessons. Animations can have a deeper meaning with a proper script. I had a lot of fun watching this even though it was pretty predictable.
Casting was key here and while the performances were memorable we remember the characters instead of the actors. Honestly, my expectations were pretty low because it was an animation for a much younger audience. I watched The Exorcist when I was 12 so age shouldn't matter now. Soundtrack is usually overlooked, but the music flowed well with the narrative and its themes.…
Such a love of martial arts and kung fu on display in this visually stunning film by Dreamworks.
Taking four years to make, you can see the love that went into every pixel on screen. Jack Black's panda Po, should be obnoxious, annoying and unbearable (similar to Jack Black in a lot of roles), but there is so much love in his big Panda heart, he's the ultimate fanboy, and you can't help love him for it. We can all empathise with his plight - wanting to please your family, but pining for your own life as well. And when they life is thrust upon you, it's easy to run and hide but it's much harder to stay and fight.…
I HAVE AN ANNOUNCEMENT TO MAKE.
KUNG FU PANDA IS ONE OF MY FAVOURITE FILM FRANCHISES EVER, AND I DONT CARE WHO KNOWS IT.
JOIN ME IN THE AWESOMENESS. LET'S FIND OUT THE SECRET INGREDIENT TOGETHER.
Great action, well written characters and good animation, make this love letter to martial arts films a joy to watch
A delightful voice cast, clever story and perfect dose of humour make Kung Fu Panda great entertainment.
Better than I thought it would be, to be sure.
Entretenidilla, sin mucho más, hubiera ganado bastante si no hubiera sido en 3D.
In the Valley of Peace, Po the Panda finds himself chosen as the Dragon Warrior despite the fact that he is obese and a complete novice at martial arts
Great entertainment for children (and adults), the plot and morale a bit simple-minded.
I wish it had been a bit longer and they had done a bit more with the supporting characters, but it was pretty fantastic.
Hvad skal man sige om Kung Fu Panda? For mig er der ikke så meget andet at sige end at det er en film der bare lykkedes på alle punkter. Konceptet er fantastisk, og Jack Black perfekt som pandaen Po.
Det er sgu bare en rigtig dejlig film, og en fremtidig klassiker inden for animationsgenren.
It's ok. Funny but predictable, but after all it is a kids film. But Dreamworks will never be as good as Pixar.
I watched this sort of accidentally because it was on the tv whilst I was in the room.
This film is really charming but way too short. The plot is good but finishes way too quickly. Also their was a problem with the end which I didn't fully understand but maybe that's just me. I don't like Jack Black (as an actor) particularly either, even when it is just his voice. Lots of voice cameos though to enjoy such as Jackie Chan. It's not the worst kids film you could watch, but there's much better. I guess I liked it as I found the animation so cute and fun to watch.
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