‘Coco’ Review: Disney Pixar serves a visually magical treat!
Film – Coco
Cast – Anthony Gonzalez, Gael Garcia Bernal, Benjamin Bratt, Alanna Ubach, Renee Victor
Director – Lee Unkrich, Adrian Molina
What’s it about
Miguel’s (Anthony Gonzalez) family doesn’t want him to be around music at all. Once upon a time, his great-great-grandfather abandoned his family to pursue his love for music. Raising their child singlehandedly, Mama Imelda (Alanna Ubach) forbids all kinds of music which always brought her nothing but pain. Generations kept the tradition alive until Miguel came along. The runt of the family desires to become like his idol, the great musician of all time, Ernesto de la Cruz (Benjamin Bratt).
On the day of Dia de los Muertos (the Day of the Dead, when you invite your dead ancestors to your home) Miguel finally rebels and tries to steal a guitar from Ernesto’s mausoleum to showcase his talent to the world. Instead, the boy gets sent to the land of the dead where he meets his other family, Ernesto, trickster Hector (Gael Garcia Bernal) who go on an adventure to send Miguel back to the land of the living.
The animation is the strongest suit of Coco. Pixar is known for …read more