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'Kung Fu Panda 3' Repeats Box Office Win with $21 Million

5 hours ago | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

The hit animated sequel Kung Fu Panda 3 ended the first month of 2016 on a high note at the box office, taking in $48 million in its opening weekend. In the first frame of February, this adventure will face three new movies, Universal's Hail, Caesar!, Sony's Pride and Prejudice and Zombies and Lionsgate's The Choice. As expected, none of these new releases could beat Kung Fu Panda 3, which won for a second weekend in a row with an estimated $21 million.

The animated sequel Kung Fu Panda 3 currently has a solid 80% "Fresh" rating on Rotten Tomatoes, and it opened in 3,955 theaters, which will still make it the widest release in theaters this weekend, by a long-shot. Kung Fu Panda 3 marks the return of one of the most successful animated franchises in the world, with its biggest comedy adventure yet. When Po's (Jack Black) long-lost panda father (Bryan Cranston) suddenly reappears, »

- MovieWeb

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The Great Digital Film Festival: Quentin Tarantino's 10 Greatest Female Characters

5 February 2016 7:00 AM, PST | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

All you need for a movie is a gun and a girl.”

Quentin Tarantino took Jean-Luc Godard’s quote to heart, populating his blood-splattered films with some of the most iconic female characters in the last twenty-five years. There’s almost always a female lead or, at the very least, a villain.

Quentin's next movie, The Hateful Eight, isn't any different. Early press for the film has raved about Jennifer Jason Leigh and her performance as Daisy Domergue. So get ready for Tarantino’s eighth film with “Bang Bang” byNancy Sinatra and a celebration of the badass babes that have defined Quentin Tarantino’s filmography.

Who is Tarantino’s greatest female character?

 

 

10. Honey Bunny (Amanda Plummer) - Pulp Fiction

Amanda Plummer’s Honey Bunny is a watered down version of the Mallory Knox (Juliette Lewis) in Oliver Stone’s Tarantino-penned crime satire, Natural Born Killers. Honey Bunny isn’t quite »

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Can 'Kung Fu Panda 3' Beat Zombies, Clooney and Sparks at the Box Office?

2 February 2016 9:28 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Last weekend, the hit animated sequel Kung Fu Panda 3 ended the first month of 2016 on a high note at the box office, taking in $48 million in its opening weekend. In the first frame of February, this adventure will face three new movies, Universal's Hail, Caesar!, Sony's Pride and Prejudice and Zombies and Lionsgate's The Choice. If the projections at BoxOffice.com are correct, none of these will likely beat Kung Fu Panda 3, which should win this weekend with an estimated $22.6 million.

The animated sequel Kung Fu Panda 3 currently has a solid 80% "Fresh" rating on Rotten Tomatoes, and it opened in 3,955 theaters, which will still make it the widest release in theaters this weekend, by a long-shot. Kung Fu Panda 3 marks the return of one of the most successful animated franchises in the world, with its biggest comedy adventure yet. When Po's (Jack Black) long-lost panda father (Bryan Cranston) suddenly reappears, »

- MovieWeb

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Kung Fu Panda 3 Knocks Out the Competition To Become Number One Film Worldwide

1 February 2016 5:54 AM, PST | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Rentrak.com released the following estimates from this past weekend with the number one film worldwide going to 20th Century Fox and Dreamworks Animation's "Kung Fu Panda 3" starring the voices of Jack Black, Dustin Hoffman, Bryan Cranston, Angelina Jolie, J.K. Simmons, Kate Hudson, Lucy Liu, Seth Rogen, Jackie Chan and David Cross. "Kung Fu Panda 3" grossed an impressive $116.7 million internationally and $41.0 million domestically.

20th Century Fox's "The Revenant" took second place internationally with $36.7 million and $12.4 million domestically. The film is directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu and stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Domhnall Gleeson, Will Poulter, Forrest Goodluck and Arthur Redcloud. DiCaprio is currently dominating this year's awards season for "The Revenant" after winning a Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Motion Picture Drama and a SAG award over the weekend for Best Actor as well.

Disney's "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" has to settle for third place internationally and domestically. »

- J.B. Casas

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Weekend Box Office: Po Rolls In the Dough

31 January 2016 12:54 PM, PST | TheHDRoom | See recent TheHDRoom news »

With no major storms or championship football games to contend with, the North American box office got itself back on track this weekend. Fox/Dreamworks’ Kung Fu Panda 3 kicked fellow new arrivals The Finest Hours, 50 Shades of Black and Jane Got a Gun to the curb without much effort, while The Revenant and The Force Awakens continued to draw viewers in. Overall, the top ten climbed 22.7% over last weekend’s snowy totals and a healthy 47% over last year.

After a hiatus of nearly five years, the Kung Fu Panda franchise came back to life with Kung Fu Panda 3. The sequel kicked its way to a solid $41 million from 3,955 theaters. The opening for the latest adventures of Po and his pals was down slightly from the $47 million earned by the second film back in 2011, but it should be noted that Panda 2 opened during the Memorial Day holiday weekend. Overseas, »

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'Kung Fu Panda 3' Takes the Weekend Box Office with $41M

31 January 2016 11:11 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

While January isn't typically a big month for box office blockbusters, there can be the occasional movie that opens big. Two weeks ago, Ride Along 2 breathed some life into the new year with a respectable $35.2 million opening frame, but last weekend, it dropped a whopping 64.7% and slipped from first to third place, with the holdover The Revenant taking the top spot in its fifth week in theaters. This weekend is shaping up to be the biggest frame of the new year so far, with three heavily-promoted new releases, Kung Fu Panda 3, Fifty Shades of Black and The Finest Hours. Box Office Mojo is reporting that Kung Fu Panda 3 took the top spot at the box office with $41 million.

Kung Fu Panda 3 is expected to easily take the top spot with a projected $48 million, which isn't terribly surprising given this franchise's pedigree of critical acclaim and box office success. »

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Weekend Box Office: Po Rolls In the Dough

31 January 2016 10:44 AM, PST | TheHDRoom | See recent TheHDRoom news »

With no major storms or championship football games to contend with, the North American box office got itself back on track this weekend. Fox/Dreamworks’ Kung Fu Panda 3 kicked fellow new arrivals The Finest Hours, 50 Shades of Black and Jane Got a Gun to the curb without much effort, while The Revenant and The Force Awakens continued to draw viewers in. Overall, the top ten climbed 22.7% over last weekend’s snowy totals and a healthy 47% over last year.

After a hiatus of nearly five years, the Kung Fu Panda franchise came back to life with Kung Fu Panda 3. The sequel kicked its way to a solid $41 million from 3,955 theaters. The opening for the latest adventures of Po and his pals was down slightly from the $47 million earned by the second film back in 2011, but it should be noted that Panda 2 opened during the Memorial Day holiday weekend. Overseas, »

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New Kung Fu Panda 3 Movie Received Mostly Positive Reviews From Major Critics

31 January 2016 6:06 AM, PST | OnTheFlix | See recent OnTheFlix news »

20th Century Fox dropped their new animated/comedy movie, "Kung Fu Panda 3," into theaters this weekend, and all the major, top movie critics, and it sounds like it resonated quite well with the majority of them as they gave it an overall 65 score out of a possible 100 score across 22 reviews at the Metacritic.com site. The film stars: Angelina Jolie, Bryan Cranston, David Cross, Dustin Hoffman, J.K. Simmons, Jack Black, Jackie Chan, Lucy Liu and Seth Rogen. We've posted blurbs from a couple of the critics, below. Gary Goldstein over at the Los Angeles Times, gave it a very nice 80 grade, saying: "A beautifully rendered, lovingly constructed action-comedy that's sure to please kids and adults alike." Neil Genzlinger from The New York Times, gave it an 80 score as well, stating: "Lots of comedic fight scenes break up the story’s more somber stretches, and the animation, especially in 3-D, »

- Andre Braddox

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Will 'Kung Fu Panda 3' Be the First 2016 Box Office Hit?

26 January 2016 11:37 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

While January isn't typically a big month for box office blockbusters, there can be the occasional movie that opens big. Two weeks ago, Ride Along 2 breathed some life into the new year with a respectable $35.2 million opening frame, but last weekend, it dropped a whopping 64.7% and slipped from first to third place, with the holdover The Revenant taking the top spot in its fifth week in theaters. This weekend is shaping up to be the biggest frame of the new year so far, with three heavily-promoted new releases, Kung Fu Panda 3, Fifty Shades of Black and The Finest Hours. According to the projections at Pro.BoxOffice.com, Kung Fu Panda 3 is expected to win in a landslide.

Kung Fu Panda 3 is expected to easily take the top spot with a projected $48 million, which isn't terribly surprising given this franchise's pedigree of critical acclaim and box office success. »

- MovieWeb

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A new adventure awaits Po in 3 new Kung Fu Panda 3 clips

26 January 2016 9:19 AM, PST | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

Our favourite dumpling-loving panda Po is heading back into theatres this week with his old friends in the Furious Five.  They’ll face down a new fearsome foe and encounter some new friends along the way in Kung Fu Panda 3.

Po and the gang are faced with a new threat from the past.  Kai (voiced by Oscar winner J.K. Simmons), a fearsome yak from the Spirit Realm has returned to earth to take down the world’s kung fu masters.  If that’s not enough for one panda to deal with, Po discovers that not only is he not an orphan, there’s a whole village of friendly, furry pandas ready to welcome him with open arms as his relationship with the father who raised him is put to the test.

Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Dustin Hoffman, Jackie Chan, Seth Rogen, Lucy Liu, and David Cross are all back »

- Rachel West

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From Ryan Reynolds to Kathy Griffin, 15 of Our Favorite X-Files Guest Stars

24 January 2016 10:55 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Sunday is the day X-Files diehards have been waiting for: For the first time since 2002, we get to watch new episodes of one of the biggest cult favorite series in TV history. And not only are David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson reprising the roles of Agents Mulder and Scully, but they're bringing with them Mitch Pileggi (Assistant FBI Director Walter Skinner), William B. Davis (the Cigarette Smoking Man), The Lone Gunmen (overcoming the notable handicap of having died in the show's final season) and even Annabeth Gish (Agent Monica Reyes). (No word about Robert Patrick's Agent John Doggett making a surprise cameo, »

- Drew Mackie, @drewgmackie

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From Ryan Reynolds to Kathy Griffin, 15 of Our Favorite X-Files Guest Stars

24 January 2016 10:55 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Sunday is the day X-Files diehards have been waiting for: For the first time since 2002, we get to watch new episodes of one of the biggest cult favorite series in TV history. And not only are David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson reprising the roles of Agents Mulder and Scully, but they're bringing with them Mitch Pileggi (Assistant FBI Director Walter Skinner), William B. Davis (the Cigarette Smoking Man), The Lone Gunmen (overcoming the notable handicap of having died in the show's final season) and even Annabeth Gish (Agent Monica Reyes). (No word about Robert Patrick's Agent John Doggett making a surprise cameo, »

- Drew Mackie, @drewgmackie

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Kate Hudson's Adorable Sons Make Their Red Carpet Debut!

17 January 2016 7:05 PM, PST | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

Kate Hudson was accompanied by her adorable sons, Ryder Robinson and Bingham Bellamy, at the La premiere of her new film Kung Fu Panda 3 on Saturday afternoon. The actress, who stunned in a floor-length dress, struck poses on the red carpet with her two boys and later met up with costars Angelina Jolie, Lucy Liu, Bryan Cranston, and Jack Black, who also brought along his son Samuel Black. The actress welcomed her first child, Ryder, with ex-husband Chris Robinson in January 2004, and seven years later, she gave birth to her second son, Bingham, with her then-fiancé Matt Bellamy. Keep reading to see more of the family's supercute outing, and then check out Kate's sexy 2016 Campari calendar. »

- Monica Sisavat

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Angelina Jolie Turns Her Big Premiere Into a Sweet Family Affair

17 January 2016 5:47 PM, PST | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

Angelina Jolie had the support of her adorable family at the La premiere of her new film Kung Fu Panda 3 on Saturday. The actress walked the red carpet solo but later met up with her children Pax, Shiloh, Vivienne, and Zahara Jolie-Pitt. During a recent interview with Et, Angelina revealed that four of her children, Pax, Zahara, Shiloh, and Knox, lent their voices to the animated film. Also in attendance were Angelina's costars Jack Black, Lucy Liu, and Kate Hudson, who also brought along her two boys, Bingham Bellamy and Ryder Robinson. Keep reading to see all the fun photos from Angelina's family day out, and then check out her cutest moments with Brad Pitt. »

- Monica Sisavat

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Angelina Jolie Makes a Stunning Return to the Red Carpet After Her Trip to Cambodia

16 January 2016 8:30 PM, PST | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

Angelina Jolie was radiant on the red carpet at the La premiere of Kung Fu Panda 3 on Saturday. The actress struck poses in a black dress at the event, which also brought out Angelina's costars Lucy Liu, Jack Black, Bryan Cranston, and Kate Hudson, who was accompanied by her two sons, Bingham Bellamy and Ryder Robinson. Missing from the fun, though, were Angelina's children Pax, Zahara, Shiloh, and Knox Jolie-Pitt, who lent their voices to the animated film. During an interview with Et, Angelina revealed, "They were kind of shy. They don't want to be actors, but I didn't want them to miss the opportunity." Angelina's outing comes after an eventful couple of months for the actress. In December, Angelina jetted off to Cambodia with her family, where she attended the Cambodia International Film Festival, did some shopping in the resort town of Siem Reap, and debuted a new tattoo. »

- Monica Sisavat

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Film Review: ‘Kung Fu Panda 3’

16 January 2016 2:00 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Maybe it’s just the “Star Wars” overload talking, but in hindsight, it’s hard not to see “Kung Fu Panda 2” (2011) as “The Empire Strikes Back” of animated mammals-and-martial-arts epics: Darker and scarier than the 2008 original, it took the winsome tale of a bouncy black-and-white furball, added traumatic layers of backstory, and climaxed with a startling revelation of parental identity. Despite a long-overdue family reunion that at times nudges the story into borderline-Ewok territory, it’s a pleasure to report that “Kung Fu Panda 3” is much more than the mere franchise equivalent of “Return of the Jedi.” Emotionally, dramatically and perhaps most of all visually (it’s worth seeing in 3D), this delightful trilogy capper is almost as generously proportioned as its cuddly warrior hero, restoring a winning lightness of touch to the saga while bringing its long-running themes of perseverance and self-knowledge to satisfying fruition.

The “Star Wars” comparisons, »

- Justin Chang

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Shrek and Donkey Return in New 'Kung Fu Panda 3' TV Trailer

16 January 2016 8:20 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

What are Shrek and Donkey doing in Kung Fu Panda 3? They have a cute little cameo that spoofs the recent Snicker ads. Po and Monkey just aren't themselves when they are hungry. This delightful teases gives us a few jokes, but we don't get to see much more from the actual movie itself, which is in theaters in just a few short weeks.

In 2016, one of the most successful animated franchises in the world returns with its biggest comedy adventure yet, Kung Fu Panda 3. When Po's long-lost panda father suddenly reappears, the reunited duo travels to a secret panda paradise to meet scores of hilarious new panda characters.&#160 But when the supernatural villain Kai begins to sweep across China defeating all the kung fu masters, Po must do the impossible-learn to train a village full of his fun-loving, clumsy brethren to become the ultimate band of Kung Fu Pandas! »

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Review: “The Complete Lady Snowblood”: “Lady Snowblood” (1973) & “Lady Snowblood: Love Song Of Vengeance” (1974) Directed by Toshiya Fujita (The Criterion Collection)

14 January 2016 3:51 AM, PST | Cinemaretro.com | See recent CinemaRetro news »

“White Snow, Red Blood”

By Raymond Benson

I’m not sure how, when, and where Quentin Tarantino actually saw these two Japanese films back in the day (they weren’t released in the U.S.), but the character of a vengeful female samurai assassin was a major inspiration for the director’s Kill Bill pictures; in fact, Lucy Liu’s character of O-Ren Ishii is so close to Lady Snowblood that it’s unclear if she’s an homage or a rip-off. At any rate, if you’re a fan of Kill Bill, then you will most likely appreciate these low budget cult action films.

Based on a Japanese manga by Kazuo Koike and Kazuo Kamimura (Shurayuki-hime) published in 1972 and 1973, both features star the beautiful Meiko Kaji as Lady Snowblood, a kimono-dressed assassin who is active in the late 19th Century and wields a mean blade hidden in an umbrella. »

- nospam@example.com (Cinema Retro)

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Kung Fu Panda 3 Directors Tease Po’s Future Beyond Upcoming Threequel

13 January 2016 8:59 AM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Boasting a reunion with an absent father figure in Bryan Cranston’s Li and a marauding supernatural villain in J.K. Simmons’ Kai, it’s little wonder why Kung Fu Panda 3 is garnering early buzz for being the biggest (and possibly best) installment in the animation series to date.

Set for a release at the tail-end of January, franchise stalwarts Alessandro Carloni and Jennifer Yuh are back at the helm to direct, and the pair recently spoke with Collider about the dedication needed to craft a worthy sequel all the while teasing what lies ahead for Po and his ass-kicking crew of martial arts experts.

We always try to make the very best movie that we’re working on. It’s one at a time. We want to make this a perfect jewel, and then we’ll see what happens after that. Right now, we’re really focused on making this the best film possible. »

- Michael Briers

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Kung Fu Panda 3 St. Louis Premiere Saturday Jan. 16; Win A Family 4-Pack To The Special Advance Screening!

10 January 2016 11:03 AM, PST | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Ready for the return of Jack Black as Po and his fun-loving band of friends, voiced by Bryan Cranston, Dustin Hoffman, Angelina Jolie, J.K. Simmons, Jackie Chan, Seth Rogen, Lucy Liu, David Cross, Kate Hudson?

In 2016, one of the most successful animated franchises in the world returns with its biggest comedy adventure yet, Kung Fu Panda 3.

When Po’s long-lost panda father suddenly reappears, the reunited duo travels to a secret panda paradise to meet scores of hilarious new panda characters. But when the supernatural villain Kai begins to sweep across China defeating all the kung fu masters, Po must do the impossible—learn to train a village full of his fun-loving, clumsy brethren to become the ultimate band of Kung Fu Pandas.

The film is directed by Jennifer Yuh Nelson and Alessandro Carloni and produced by Melissa Cobb.

Kung Fu Panda 3 hits theaters everywhere on January 29, 2016.

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