KUNG FU PANDA 3

Reviewed by GREG KING Directors: Jennifer Yuh, Alessandro Carloni Stars: voices of Jack Black, Dustin Hoffman, J K Simmons, Bryan Cranston, Angelina Jolie, Lucy Liu, Jackie Chan, David Cross, Seth Rogen, Kate Hudson, James Hong, Randall Duk Kim, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Wayne Knight, Steele Gagnon, Al Roker, Shiloh Jolie-Pitt, Pax Jolie-Pitt, Knox Jolie-Pitt, Zahara Jolie Pitt. With a few notable exceptions, by the time most successful film franchises reach a third installment very few maintain the standard of the original. Most are beginning to show a lack of Continue reading

THE SPONGEBOB MOVIE: SPONGE OUT OF WATER

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Paul Tibbitt Stars: Antonia Banderas, voices of Tom Kenny, Mr Lawrence, Clancy Brown, Bill Fagerbakke, Rodger Bumpass, Tim Conway, Carolyn Lawrence. This animated film acts as a belated sequel to the Spongebob Squarepants Movie from 2005, but it has proven to be a huge success at the box office, taking in over $150 million already. Created by marine biologist Stephen Hillenberg, Spongebob (voiced by Tom Kenny, who has provided the voice for the character in the long running television series) is a simple soul with custard for Continue reading

KUNG FU PANDA 2

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Jennifer Yoh Nelson Stars: voices of Jack Black, Gary Oldman, Michelle Yeoh, Jackie Chan, Angelina Jolie, Seth Rogen, Lucy Liu, David Cross, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Dennis Haysbert, Danny McBride . This sequel to Kung Fu Panda is more awesome, and bigger than its predecessor. The story from Jonathan Aibel and Glenn Berger (writers of the original Kung Fu Panda) is stronger here, and takes the characters in new directions. Lord Shen (voiced by Gary Oldman) is a dangerous peacock with grand designs on controlling all China with Continue reading