Pandas Reviews

April 26, 2018
This absorbing film...manages to pack a lot of information - and some real drama - into its 40-minute running time.
April 5, 2018
"Pandas" does its subject justice and is a reminder of the importance of protecting endangered species and preserving the environment when these values have fallen from official favor.
April 5, 2018
By the time it's all said and done, you don't just want to help save the pandas, you want to take one home with you.
April 5, 2018
The film creates an immersive experience with sweeping views of the mountains of Sichuan, but while the scenery is stunning, the focus stays on the bamboo-loving Qian Qian and her struggles in her new environment.
April 4, 2018
So visually dynamic that even the most pedantic (think Neil deGrasse Tyson level) skeptics will probably not mind listening to narrator Kristen Bell - speaking for writer-co-director Drew Fellman - rattle off 43 minutes' worth of cutesy panda trivia.
April 3, 2018
About as perfect as IMAX nature documentaries can get: informative, family-friendly, beautifully and immersively photographed, and so adorable that my scribbled screening notes are full of trenchant observations like "SO FUZZY!"
April 2, 2018
Chronicling the challenges faced by Chinese researchers in regard to preparing captive-bred giant pandas for release into the wild, the involving, breathtakingly photographed documentary makes the most of its allotted 43-minute running time.
April 2, 2018
The panda is increasingly a fragile and precious hothouse species - hermetically born and raised, unable to survive on its own. The movie shows you the steep climb they're now facing.