Overview Kung Fu Panda 2 Af Somali, Po is now living his dream as The Dragon Warrior, protecting the Valley of Peace alongside his friends and fellow kung fu masters, The Furious Five - Tigress, Crane, Mantis, Viper and Monkey. It is distinguishable from the pipa, in that the liuqin is significantly smaller, and has two holes on the front, flanking the strings. Though Tai Lung held a personal grudge against Master Shifu Dustin Hoffman in the first movie, Shen is a more fitting antagonist for Po because of a strong connection to Po's past. And of course the colorful supporting cast is back too. After one scene, I thought the movie was going to end soon just because of how big it was, but the real finale topped even that. Film Stars: Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Jackie Chan. The villainous peacock is very similar to other self-obsessed, off-the- hinge villains Oldman has played in movies like León and True Romance.
It's incredibly cool to see the group fight as a team, and the character animation is expressive in both emotional and action scenes. However, Po and company learn that the murderous Lord Shen of Gongman City is threatening the land with a fearsome new weapon that could mean the end of kung fu. They attempt to stop him, but the panda is burdened with crippling memory flashbacks linked to this villain. The cinematography embraces a wide variety of techniques, from slow motion to first person chase scenes, and several sequences use 2D animation to great effect. I honestly can't think of much that I can criticize about this movie. I haven't had many good experiences with live action 3D, but animation is much better suited for it. After a year of being the dragon warrior, obesitized but fearless Po Black is a hero in China along with Crane Cross , Mantis Rogen , Monkey Chan , Viper Liu , Tigress Jolie , and Shifu Hoffman.
They attempt to stop him, but the panda is burdened with crippling memory flashbacks linked to this villain. However, Po and company learn that the murderous Lord Shen of Gongman City is threatening the land with a fearsome new weapon that could mean the end of kung fu. The animation in Kung Fu Panda 2 is extremely well done. In typical supervillain fashion, he plans to take over China and destroy Kung Fu forever yes, Kung Fu is treated pretty lightly in these movies, but there's enough philosophy involved, and it is a kid's movie. .
» In a summer packed with superheroes, pirates, and aliens, I wouldn't have guessed that my favorite movie so far would involve animals doing martial arts. It was released on 1 June 2011. The Po Jack Black of the first Kung Fu Panda is still the same goofy panda with a strong spirit and unique karate moves, but in this movie he faces unanswered questions about his past. Enjoy the film and discover by yourself. But how can Po stop a weapon that can stop kung fu? Though Jackie Chan barely had any lines.
It would seem appropriate that the liuqin is used here in this fashion, as it is the instrument of choice for providing accompaniment for folk Chinese opera, which is noted for its martial arts styled choreography. The new characters all help to expand the world of the movie. But however dark the movie gets, it's always a lot of fun. It is up to Po and The Furious Five to journey across China to face this threat and vanquish it. It's interesting to see animation take on different genres, and if you took out all the animals, this movie could definitely stand on its own as a kung fu epic. While the first movie was more of an origin story, the sequel shows his quest to find out where he came from, a gap that he needs to fill in order to become at peace with himself. Shen is played by Gary Oldman, and though I didn't realize that until the credits, it makes a lot of sense.
I saw this movie in 3D, and for the first time, I definitely recommend it. Kung Fu Panda 2 Also Known As: Kung Fu Panda: The Kaboom of Doom is an Animation, Action, Adventure film directed by Jennifer Yuh Nelson and written by Glenn Berger. When challenged by Hundun and Meng Tao, Tao crushes the beans, and Po reveals that there is no secret behind them. They attempt to stop him, but the panda is burdened with crippling memory flashbacks linked to this villain. Po and his friends fight to stop a peacock villain from conquering China with a deadly new weapon, but first the Dragon Warrior must come to terms with his past. Though the first movie had a lot of juvenile humor, Kung Fu Panda 2 had a lot less fat jokes and a lot more slapstick. The movie is darker overall, but that only serves to increase the epic tone.
However, Po and company learn that the murderous Lord Shen of Gongman City is threatening the land with a fearsome new weapon that could mean the end of kung fu. It stars Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Jackie Chan. Dreamworks really stepped up its game, and I would gladly pay to see Kung Fu Panda 2 maybe even in 3D. After Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides was a bit of a letdown, the soundtrack to Kung Fu Panda 2 is quite awesome, adding to the already epic tone. He must look to his past and uncover the secrets of his mysterious origins; only then will he be able to unlock the strength he needs to succeed. Everybody is ready to fight, but Po is unprepared when he learns Shen was his enemy in his infancy.
But trouble pops out when villian Shen Oldman begins chaos. And the landscapes and backgrounds are beautiful to look at, artfully designed but still realistic. Released Date: 26 May 2011. Now with China in the balance, Po must learn about his past and find true inner peace against all opposition. Now with China in the balance, Po must learn about his past and find true inner peace against all opposition. I have to give props to Hans Zimmer.
Aware of his skills, an encouraged Lu defeats Hundun and Tao and becomes a worthy member of the imperial family. The set pieces are action-packed, and entertaining. There's a plot point where the group and Po have an argument that kind of doesn't make sense. The Furious Five are all well-designed characters, and although they don't have much speaking time, they all have their moments to shine especially Angelina Jolie as Tigress and Seth Rogen as Mantis. The instrument he is playing is the liuqin, a four stringed Chinese mandolin. Now with China in the balance, Po must learn about his past and find true inner peace against all opposition.
Jack Black isn't as annoying as he can be sometimes because Po just seems like the kind of character he's meant to play. Otherwise, this movie was really entertaining, both as an action movie and a admittedly aimed towards kids comedy, with a strong heart in the center. If you wondered how a panda could be the son of a goose, your questions will be answered, and Po's backstory is much more emotionally developed than you might think. Kung Fu Panda 2 is a thrill ride, and the 3D was crisp and well done. Po also has to confront the villainous Lord Shen Gary Oldman , an albino peacock.