KUNG FU PANDA
(A movie review)
Many animated movies had been made and shown throughout the years. There were those who covered great animations, few were so-so, and most were two thumbs up. Being an animated film fan, I chose Kung Fu Panda for a movie review, although there are movies I have watched that are better than this. This is because some failed to internalize the lines or script that this film have. I have seen this film once and only during the recent semester break, October 2009, that we had. Yes Kung Fu Panda has a plot as old as the hills, but this clever, touching, humorous, action-packed movie seems fresh as the morning paper.
“To make something special, you just have to believe it is special.” The animated film in 2008, Kung Fu Panda, is the story of Po, who is - you guessed it - a Kung Fu-loving Panda who is actually nothing but a Kung Fu fan a bored noodle peddler. When a mishap turns an important prophesy around and declares him as the town’s legendary Dragon Warrior, he needed all the help he can get from a frustrated Kung Fu Master Shifu in order to defeat Tai Lung, a villain who escaped from prison to extract revenge upon the village. Preparing him was a struggle for Master Shifu, as the Furious Five, skilled apprentices of Master Shifu, also do not believe in Po as the legendary warrior. With great determination and love for Kung Fu, Po works hard, and Shifu was able to guide him well in order to receive the power of the Mysterious Scroll. Upon opening the mysterious scroll, Po finds out the scroll is empty and the hopes of defeating Tai Lung was gone. Later, Po realized that the secret power of the scroll lies in believing in oneself, just like the empty Mysterious scroll is special, even though it has nothing in it, because everybody believed it was. With his newfound discovery of the “truth”, Po battles with Tai...