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Penguins Of Madagascar DVD Review

4 April 2015 3:58 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

 Director: Eric Darnell & Simon J. Smith

 Starring: Tom McGrath, Chris Miller, Conrad Vernon, Christopher  Knights, Benedict Cumberbatch, John Malkovich, Ken Jeong, Annet  Mahendru, Peter Stormare

 Certificate: U

Running Time: 92 minutes

Extras: Top-Secret Guide To Becoming An Elite Agent, Madagascar  Mash-Up, Cheezy Dibbles Ad, The World Of DreamWorks

After the immense success of Madagascar (2005) it was inevitable that sequels would follow, and that they did in the form of Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008) and Madagascar 3: Europe’S Most Wanted (2012), with a fourth installment planned for 2018. However, it wasn’t just the main characters/animals to win over the hearts of children and adults alike; four penguins by the names of Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private have shot to stardom, with their film Penguins Of Madagascar a hoot from beginning to end.

When evil Dr. Octavius Brine aka Dave the evil octopus (Malkovich) decides he’s going to turn the world against cute, »

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Penguins Of Madagascar Digital HD Review

18 February 2015 9:26 AM, PST | | See recent AreYouScreening news »

Penguins of Madagascar moves toward an interesting take on the sequel genre, if there is such a thing, by creating a spin-off film, from characters that have already had a spin-off show. Such is the appeal of the Madagascar films (though the straight sequels have had varying levels of success), that both the penguins and King Julien have managed animated series, and there’s something to be said for the idea that if people love the penguin characters we should run with that.

The film bases its plot on the dueling ideas that Private is fed up with having no role in the crew, and that the penguins in general, and then to another level of “in general,” have taken the spotlight off of a certain octopus.

Following the events of the last Madagascar film, our penguin heroes – Skipper (Tom McGrath), Kowalski (Chris Miller), Rico (Conrad Vernon), and Private (Christopher Knights »

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Penguins Of Madagascar Available On Digital HD Today – Blu-Ray March 17th

13 February 2015 7:28 AM, PST | | See recent AreYouScreening news »

Penguins of Madagascar was unlucky when it came to looking back over the year, because it was overshadowed by other animated efforts in a year that was just lousy with surprisingly strong animated releases. But, it’s not a movie you should let slip past, and is one that will certainly be a rewatch staple for younger audiences for a long time.

We’ll have a full review of the Digital release very soon, but wanted to make sure you got the news that the movie is available now on iTunes and other Digital HD retailers.

We also want to make sure you have all the info for the Blu-Ray release, including the toy pack that will be available. The iTunes release comes with the bonus features of the Blu-Ray release.

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Perfect for Easter Gift Baskets, the Blu-ray™ and DVD Come With Two Hopping Penguin

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- Marc Eastman

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