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Watch: 'Rango' Superbowl Spot, Plus Hear Los Lobos' Theme For The Movie

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • February 4, 2011 2:17 AM
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'Kung Fu Panda 2' Spot Lands TooAfter a truly golden few years for animation, 2011 is looking a little fallow. There's the usual mix of uninspiring also-rans, with the likes of "Gnomeo and Juliet," "Mars Needs Moms" and "Rio" all hitting in the next few months, but even the big dogs seem to have decided not to really bother this time around, with Pixar, Dreamworks and Warner Bros all turning out sequels to less-than-beloved originals in the form of "Cars 2," "Kung Fu Panda 2," "Puss In Boots" and "Happy Feet 2." We're moderately hopeful about Aardman's latest, "Arthur Christmas," and Steven Spielberg's "The Adventures of Tintin," but for the most part, the embarrassment of riches that animation fans have been treated to in the last few years seems to have dried up.

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