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Box office: 'Kung Fu Panda 3' wins again as newcomers fumble This weekend’s three new releases failed to make much of an impression over Super Bowl weekend, clearing the way for Kung Fu Panda 3 to once again top the box office with an estimated $21 million and a domestic total of $69.1 million. As for the trio of newcomers, Hail, Caesar! ...

15 Movies to See After You Watch Hail, Caesar! Universal Pictures With Hail, Caesar!, the Coen Brothers send up a certain period of Hollywood cinema. It’s almost specifically MGM movies of the 1940s and 1950s parodied and paid homage by the comedy, which is mostly set on the lot of the fictional Capitol Pictures. That’s the same studio of the Coens’ Barton Fink, which is definitely worth a look now if you’ve never seen it.

KUNG FU PANDA 3 Knocks Out the Competition To Become Number One Film Worldwide 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.

'Kung Fu Panda 3' #1; Holdovers Make Up for Money Lost in the Snow Kung Fu Panda 3 reigns atop the weekend box office, bringing in more than enough to become the largest January animated opening of all-time. Meanwhile, fellow newcomers The Finest Hours, Fifty Shades of Black and Jane Got a Gun didn't fair so well as holdovers from last weekend make up for dollars lost due to last weekend's snowstorm. Not a single film in the top ten dropped more than 34% and the overall top twelve was up nearly 25% compared to last weekend, which is also a 46% improvement...

‘Kung Fu Panda 3’ Kicks Up $10.5 Million on Friday, Poised for Weekend Win “Kung Fu Panda 3” grossed an estimated $10.5 million at the box office on Friday, on its way toward a $40 million opening weekend, well ahead of other newcomers “The Finest Hours” and “Fifty Shades of Black.” The third installment in the DreamWorks Animation franchise was tracking somewhere between $45 million to $50 million on a $140 million budget.

Review: 'Kung Fu Panda 3': EW review On the one hand, it’s hard to believe that a movie franchise premised on the spectacle of a fighting panda bear is now in its third installment. On the other, the Kung Fu Panda movies really have concocted a winning formula. Each fighter is a different animal (from Jack Black’s panda bear...B

Kung Fu Panda 3 Offers More Visual Splendor But a Less Interesting Story DreamWorks Animation As expected, Kung Fu Panda 3 is a gorgeous animated feature. Watching it, mesmerized, I wished it hadn’t taken almost five years for a third installment of the series. I also questioned my appreciation for many animated features in the interim.

Parents and everyone else who follows contemporary mainstream animation may very well be sick of movies that stress the importance of being oneself and the power of family, but the makers of “Kung Fu Panda 3” — like those clever chefs who get kids to eat their vegetables by hiding squash in the mac and cheese — package these lessons in so much wit and color that we barely notice their familiar flavor. Between the witty screenplay (by returning writers Jonathan Aibel and Glenn Berger), delightful visuals that jump back and forth between 3-D and 2-D animation, and a consi

Kate Hudson Joins 'Kung Fu Panda 3' Replacing Rebel Wilson Kate Hudson is replacing Rebel Wilson in the voice cast of 'Kung Fu Panda 3', after the production schedule was extended.

It’s not unusual for an animated film to replace members of its voice cast before release — Pixar’s The Good Dinosaur notably did this when it underwent a creative revamp, replacing pretty much all of its actors to make sure the casting was more accurate to the newer vision. Kung Fu Panda 3 hasn’t undergone any huge changes, though it is replacing at least one of its cast members prior to release. Continue reading…

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