Coco (2017)
First screened in November 2017
Director: Lee Unkrich. Animated. Voice Cast: Anthony González, Gael García Bernal, Benjamin Bratt, Alanna Ubach, Jamie Camil, Renee Victor, Anna Ofelia Murguía, Herbert Siguenza, Luis Valdez, Alfonso Arau, Selene Luna, Sofía Espinosa, Edward James Olmos, Carla Medina. Screenplay: Adrian Molina and Matthew Aldrich (based on an original screen story by Lee Unkrich, Jason Katz, Matthew Aldrich, and Adrian Molina).

Twitter Capsule: Some extraordinary images. Story, predictably, is moving and chaotic, nifty and trite. I'd have loved more living Mexicans?

VOR:   Pixar and Disney take another welcome venture into cultural specificity—without totally abandoning cultural cliché. Musically and visually distinctive.



Photo © 2017 Pixar Animation Studios/Walt Disney Pictures

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B


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