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