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Kung Fu Panda

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Jack Black, Kung Fu Panda
DreamWorks Animation

Kung Fu Panda

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG
runtime:
91 minutes
Wide Release Date:
06/06/08
performer:
Jack Black, Jackie Chan, Dustin Hoffman, Angelina Jolie
director:
Mark Osbourne, John Stevenson
author:
Jonathan Aibel, Glenn Berger
genre:
Kids and Family, Animation, Comedy

We gave it an A-

In this animated flick for kids, a panda called Po (Jack Black) sets out to become a martial-arts expert and battle a villainous snow leopard (Ian McShane). Black, who’s also starring in the live-action Tropic Thunder this summer, was joined on one recording session by Dustin Hoffman, who plays Po’s mentor. ”He gave me a couple of tips,” says Black. And did Black reciprocate? ”Are you kidding me?” he says. ”It’s a one-way street when it comes to master-student relationships.” (June 6)