Kung Fu Panda 2 Review

Jack Black is back as Po, the Panda "Dragon Warrior," in this high-adrenaline sequel to 2008's surprisingly excellent Kung Fu PandaKung Fu Panda 2 isn't as gawkily great as the first film, but it still hits all the right emotional notes and will provide you with a beautiful palate of truly kickass action sequences. Seriously though, the set-pieces in this movie are more exciting than most action movies. True, animation gives you a lot more breathing room when it comes to imaginary battles, but there were fights and clashes in this movie that were just stunning. The best story in the Kung Fu Panda world has already been told; that of Po actually rising up to become a prophesied warrior of legend. What comes next is, well, decent. Most of KFP2 involves Po remembering and reliving past trauma thanks to a bitter and ruthless peacock, Lord Shen (pitch-perfect Gary Oldman), bent on conquering all of China.  Read More...



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