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FILM DETAILS
Certificate PG
Cast
Jack Black
Dustin Hoffman
Angelina Jolie
Seth Rogen
Gary Oldman
Jean-Claude Van Damme
Directors
Jennifer Yuh
Screenwriters
Jonathan Aibel
Glenn Berger
Running Time
90 minutes

Kung Fu Panda 2
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Kung Fu Panda 2

Plot
Hero panda Dragon Warrior Po (Black) begins a new phase of training — finding inner peace — with Master Shifu (Hoffman). But when psychotic albino peacock Lord Shen (Oldman) threatens to conquer China and destroy kung fu, Po and pals must leave the Valley Of Peace and sock it to the chops.


Verdict
A richer plot, life lessons and loving Chinese cultural references rendered by turns sweet, scary and charming, with yet more fantastical kung fu, make this an engaging winner. Stunning visuals make it real art as well.


Reviewed by Angie Errigo

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