Coco (2017)

  • Spectacular animated vistas: like, 10.
  • Meaningful moments: something like 20.
  • Intimidating abuelitas: 1
  • Tamales: 10-15
  • Sweet guitar-driven original tunes: 5
  • Positive portrayals of Mexicans in an American movie: Nearly all of them, which may be a record.
  • Times death and loss are made light of: 0
  • Times death and loss are made grim: 0
  • Tears I shed: lost count after first 20 minutes.
  • People I’d recommend it to: Everyone I can think of. People who won’t like it need it most.

Conclusion: See it. Preferably with family in reach.

Coco