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FILM REVIEW: Disney Infuses Mexican Day of Dead Traditions With Life in COCO

With every new film in their pantheon, the Disney/Pixar collaboration ensures itself a place of immortality in our collective cultural souls. And with their upcoming release, Coco, the studios successfully take on precisely that topic: living forever, even after death, by seeking out an eternal space in the memories of others. Coco fits squarely within the modern Disney/Pixar film of the last decade, an unconventional story that is molded to have no mold and that emphasizes simple personal values as a post-modern approach to existence. Love stories exited their genre almost two decades ago, ceding way to analyses of...

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FILM REVIEW: Disney/Pixar’s COCO Is A Masterpiece

Wow. Excuse me, let me start this Coco Review again. Splashers, wow. Fresh off having seen Disney/Pixar’s Coco, nostalgia is ringing through my head. Memories of going to the movie theater as a child to see Toy Story flood my thoughts. Back in 1995 no one went into Toy Story with the expectations of having their mind blown. We saw innovative 3D animation and wanted to see an entire film with this new style. It just happened to be an excellent movie that touched everyone’s heart. Then a string of Pixar classics followed. It’s arguable to say that until...

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Check Out The New COCO Clip!

A bit offer a month ahead of the release of Disney’s Coco, the studio has released a new clip connected to the film called Mariachi Plaza. The one minute clip shows the titular character, who is supposed to be musically inclined but afraid of what his family might think, connecting with a Mariachi singer at the town square ahead of the day of the dead festival before being busted by his grandma. Directed by Lee Unkrich (“Toy Story 3”), co-directed by Adrian Molina (story artist “Monsters University”) and produced by Darla K. Anderson (“Toy Story 3”), Disney•Pixar’s “Coco” opens...

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Spanking New COCO Trailer Revealed

Disney•Pixar has released the new Coco trailer, featuring the voice talents of Gael García Bernal, Benjamin Bratt, Renée Victor and Anthony Gonzalez. Watch the new Coco trailer and poster below and let us know what you think. PLEASE FEEL FREE TO SHARE THIS POST ON YOUR FACEBOOK WALL AND WITH YOUR TWITTER FOLLOWERS! JUST HIT THE BUTTONS ON THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE. Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel (voice of newcomer Anthony Gonzalez) dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz (voice of Benjamin Bratt). Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the...

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D23 2017: Disney & Pixar Get Together For Biggest Animation Celebration

Filmmakers from Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios convened at D23 Expo 2017 today, revealing new details about their upcoming movie slates and introducing key voice talent, including Benjamin Bratt, Anthony Gonzalez, Josh Gad, Kristen Bell, Holly Hunter, Craig T. Nelson, Sarah Vowell, Samuel L. Jackson, Huck Milner and Sarah Silverman. And in an unforgettable moment, Auli‘i Cravalho, Kristen Bell, Mandy Moore, Kelly MacDonald, Anika Noni Rose, Irene Bedard, Linda Larkin, Paige O’Hara and Jodi Benson came together on stage in a celebration fit for a princess. John Lasseter, chief creative officer of Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios,...

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