★★★ In the US this latest survival thriller has done rather well for, although deeply flawed, and occasionally ridiculous, it is rather watchable.
Tennessee is Reese's son by her second husband, talent agent Jim Toth.
Kai is Ryan's daughter by his actress ex-girlfriend Alexis Knapp.
But apprentice he becomes and boy and beast forge a reluctant bond, each learning from the other, in the company of a monk and monkey.
Award-winning writer director Mamoru Hosoda's film feels like a classic tale rather than a modern take, the characters are quite two-dimensional, the moral simple, but it is sweet, engaging sometimes funny and you do care.
There he meets Kumatetsu (voiced by Koji Yakusho), a rough but skilled warrior who is one of two possible successors to the Grandmaster.