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    Unique ID Code: 0000078072
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    Added on: 3/11/2005 11:02
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    Madagascar (UK)

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    Someone`s got a zoo loose
    Certificate: U
    Running Time: 82 mins
    Retail Price: £19.99
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    When four pampered animals from New York`s Central Park Zoo accidentally find themselves shipwrecked on the exotic island of Madagascar, they discover it really IS a jungle out there! Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer and Jada Pinkett Smith headline an all-star cast of animals, including a quartet of mischievous penguins and legions of lemurs, led by the outrageous King Julien. A roaring good time, Madagascar is marvellous animated entertainment that you`ll go wild for again and again!

    You can view the trailer <a target="_blank" href="">here</a>.

    Special Features:
    `I Like To Move It Move It` video. Mad Mishaps - lively outtakes from the film. Meet the Wild Cast. See the amazing Tech of Madagascar. Enjoy hours of interactive fun and activities for the whole family. Download DVD ROM printables of your favourite characters. Penguin Cam. Behind the Igloo. Silly Penguin Tricks.

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 English

    Subtitle Tracks:
    CC: English

    Sacha Baron Cohen
    Jada Pinkett Smith
    David Schwimmer
    Chris Rock
    Ben Stiller

    Your Opinions and Comments

    7 / 10
    OK, I admit it, I`m an animation junky. Especially if the animation is CG. It`s easy for me to just love most recent CG movies. Most of them, yet not all of them. Madagascar can safely be categorized as somewhere in between.
    The movie has a nice comic touch to it, but somehow fails to entertain throughout. The characters are hilarious, yet not totally loveable, and totally unmemorable, which is quite a shame, since this movie is also intended for kids.
    The video transfer is very good. There are no compression signs and the CG animation is awesome.
    The DD 5.1 soundtracks (in English, Hebrew, Croatian and Greek) are all very good. The surrounds are nicely used and produce a very natural sound envelope. The English dubbing is quite good. The actors really breath life into the animated characters.
    The menus are nicely animated with sound.
    The extras include the famous penguins movie (just ok, I guess), a commentary by the directors, a music video, several interactive games, some intended CG bloopers, a behind the scenes featurette, picture and concept art galleries and a few DVD-ROM features.
    Bottom line - despite the average movie, the disc itself makes this one a must rental.
    posted by Zvi Josef on 12/4/2006 21:41