I happily got to see this wonderful movie in the theater and unfortunately, it has taken me this long to write about it. This was definitely one of the best pictures of the year that I have seen. There were so many great things about it that I almost have nothing to say. It was just that enjoyable.
First, the story was so fantastic. It flowed really well and had me enticed the entire time. I was rooting to many of the characters throughout the movie and hoped that everything would turn out okay for everyone. I also really liked the character development throughout the story. Many of the characters faced many different issues, and you got to see them really work through them and understand each of their choices to move forward.
Another thing that I really enjoyed about this movie was the animation style or multiple animation styles. I liked that it brought in different kinds depending on what dimension each character came from. It brought a different energy to the film with each style. It also was really refreshing to see the mix of styles on the screen and it all looked together.
Overall, like I said, this was one of my favorite films from last year. It definitely deserved the Best Animation Feature at the Oscars. And believe me, it had some great competition. It was one of the best categories of the night! One thing that I will say is that I almost wished that it would have been a part of the Best Picture category. There were some films that were on that list that shouldn’t have been there. Why shouldn’t an animated movie be up on that list? Is it unworthy? Why? The last time that there was an animated movie up for best picture was in 2010 (Toy Story 3). That was almost 10 years ago. Perhaps one day we will see an animated film be back up on that list and perhaps it will win! With all that being said, if you haven’t yet seen this movie, I do whole-heartedly recommend it.
What did you think about the movie? Did you like it?
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-The Film Chick 😉