Coco's rich visual pleasures are matched by a thoughtful narrative that takes a family-friendly -- and deeply affecting -- approach to questions of culture, family, life, and death.
At worst it suggests that the brains trust at Pixar, after 22 years of peerless output (Toy Story was 1995), is finally eating itself. At best, well, it's a superbly polished, technically flawless family film that makes you cry. And this is bad how?Read full article
Funny, irreverent and eye-popping. It will also make you want to cry at least once but possibly as many as three times.Read full article
Every plot point and thematic implication slots into place, but the pleasures of Coco are above all visual. I don't think I've ever seen a computer-animated film so rich in detail, or so dedicated to recreating complex and beautiful lighting schemes.Read full article
A profound film going experience that is fun for the whole family as well.Read full article
Sumptuously delightful, tenderly heartfelt with humour and culture, Coco is an emotional triumph.Read full article
It can be beguiling and disappointing, culturally unique and narratively too familiar, a step forward and a stubborn refusal for the studio to mix up its formula.Read full article