Sunday, August 3, 2008


Title: Kung Fu Panda
Year: 2008
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Duration: 1 hr. 28 min.
Rating: PG for sequences of martial arts action.
Starring: Angelina Jolie, Dustin Hoffman, Jack Black, Jackie Chan, Lucy Liu
Director: John Stevenson, Mark Osborne
Producer: Melissa Cobb
Writer: Glenn Berger, Jonathan Aibel
Distributor: DreamWorks Animation

Photos about Kung Fu Panda

I urge anyone with a sense of humour and an enjoyment of quality action movies to check out this very entertaining picture. Don't let the bland trailers fool you: this movie rocks and is packed with loads of fun, fantastic action sequences, an underdog story that Rocky fans can be proud of, and some of the most gorgeous scenery that has ever graced an animated feature. The voice talent is star-studded, but never overpowering.

The greatest accomplishment of Kung Fu Panda is not its blistering and inventive action sequences, but that it manages to make you care about these entirely fictitious animated critters, as it draws you into a kickass martial arts epic that pays homage to the genre's history.

Kung Fu Panda (2008)

Caught a screening of "The Panda" and all I can say is wow! I took my 6 year old daughter, who has the attention span of a 6 year old, and she wants to see it again. So do I!
Jack Black is not only half of the greatest band in the world, he is also a fine voice actor.
His flawed character, Po the Panda is very refreshing. So is this film. After having to sit through the boring "Over the Hedge" and the last two "Shrek" messes, I really appreciated an animated feature form Dreamworks that didn't have too many celeb voices all competing for screen time. This is Jack Black's movie.
He has 75% of the lines in the script and that is not a bad thing.
Don't just drop the kids off to see Kung Fu Panda. Go with them. I think it's one of those rare movies like The Incredibles and Finding Nemo that adults can enjoy as much as the kids.

Saturday, April 19, 2008

BET gets Marvel cartoon

The Marvel Comics character Black Panther is getting his own animated show on the BET network. This was announced during the BET upfront presentation in New York for the 2008-2009 season.The character was created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby (who co-created most of the classic Marvel Comics line up) and first appeared in Fantastic Four #52 in 1966. The character's real name is T'Challa and he is the ruler of a fictional African country called Wakanda. His name predates the existence of the Black Panther Party.There have been a few attempts to bring the character to the movie screen, one in particular in the early 1990's starring Wesley Snipes. In 2007, Marvel announced that a film based on the character was on its movie development slate.He's a minor character as far as the Marvel universe goes, but he is the most visible black superhero they have. He has appeared in several other animated Marvel television shows before, but not in a main role.

Horton Hears a Who

Dr. Seuss's classic 1954 book Horton Hears a Who has entertained generations of children and served as the inspiration for a 26-minute, 1970 television special Dr. Seuss's Horton Hears a Who and the 2000 Broadway musical Seussical: The Musical. This 2008, full-length animated movie features the voice talents of Jim Carrey as Horton, Steve Carrell as the Mayor of Whoville, Carol Burnett as the Kangaroo, and Jesse McCartney as JoJo and promises to delight a whole new generation of children and their parents and grandparents. The technological wonders of computer animation have allowed 20th Century Fox Animation to bring to life the wacky, colorful Whoville with its minute inhabitants and the lush Jungle of Nool with its host of distinctive animals and the result is a rich, fantastical world of wonder worthy of Dr. Seuss' own imagination. All the major plot elements of Dr. Seuss' book are present, with Horton hearing the faint cry for help from a tiny dust speck atop a small clover and doing his best to protect the inhabitants of that small civilization of Whoville despite the disbelief, disdain, and persecution of his fellow animals. The feel of Dr. Seuss' original rhyming prose is partially preserved in the sparse narration by Charles Osgood that's interspersed throughout the film's dialogue and the overarching themes of staying true to one's convictions and the celebration of the power of perseverance, imagination, and kindness come through loud and clear. Horton Hears a Who is a fun rendering of a classic Dr. Seuss story that's sure to entertain viewers of all ages

Horton Hears a Who (2008)

Хортон / Horton Hears a Who (2008)DVDRip Русский 01-22-34 XviD 720x400, 1984 Kbps ATSC/A-52 Dolby AC3, 384 Kbps 1।37 GBЖанр: Приключения, Семейный, МультфильмГод: 2008Страна: СШАРежиссер: Джимми Хейярд, Стив Мартино Актеры: Джим Керри, Стив Карелл, Кэрол Барнетт, Уилл Арнетт, Сет Роген, Дэн Фоглер, Айла ФишерОписание:У слоненка Хортона такие большие уши, что он, оказывается, может слышать даже то, как с ним говорит цветок. Вернее, существа, которые живут в нем. Но если слоненок начинается говорить и прислушиваться к цветку, наверное он ненормальный? Так посчитали все звери. Но Хортону все равно. Он считает своим долгом спасти население цветка от угрозы извне.