Wednesday, October 22, 2014

The Book of Life

The Book of Life [PG] - Animation, Adventure, Comedy
October 17, 2014 - 20th Century Fox
Directed by Jorge R. Gutierrez

Grade A-
Up-graded from B.

+1: Art direction (Paul Sullivan).

+1: Mariachi interpretation of “Creep” performed by Diego Luna (voice of lead, Manolo).

Par: Cast including Ron Perlman (voice of villain, Xibalba) and Ice Cube (Candle Maker).

Par: “Play from the heart” lesson.

Par: Story structure with bandit battle in last third to motivate characters’ actions.

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