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Coco review
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A very good movie

Since I have been following Pixar ever since 'Toy Story' was released and since this movie was really well received, I was really eager to check it out. Eventually, I was disappointed. Indeed, it was another great feature coming from Pixar and it shows that they should clearly focus more on some original material instead of constantly releasing some sequels or prequels. Anyway, as usual with these guys, the animation was just gorgeous but, above all, the story was just fascinating showing that Pixar is still so much ahead of their competition. Indeed, another company, like Disney for example, would have focused only on the Mexican culture in great details but would have also delivered a rather generic plot ('Moana' was a perfect example) but Pixar went way beyond that and the end-result was actually so deep. Of course, to dare talking like that about the dead in a family feature was already an impressive move but the struggle of the main character who was supposed to choose between his passion and his family was also just quite fascinating. Indeed, on one hand, I was rooting for Miguel to follow his dream but, on the other hand, his family was not the usual bad guys and they clearly cared for him and each other. Indeed, what's the point of becoming a super-star if you are going to leave everyone behind? And, of course, the ending was really strong and actually quite heartbreaking. To conclude, it was another amazing production from Pixar and it is definitely worth a look, especially if you like the genre.

Added by johanlefourbe
10 months ago on 3 December 2017 19:34