Dia de los Muertos

Pixar’s Lee Unkrich on the ‘anxiety’ of directing Coco

‘I felt an enormous responsibility on my shoulders to do it right’<p>Lee Unkrich has an obvious, visible presence at Pixar Animation Studios, as a co-director on <i>Toy Story 2</i>, <i>Monsters Inc.</i>, and <i>Finding Nemo</i>, and the solo director of <i>Toy Story 3</i>. But like so many of Pixar’s senior creative crew, he’s had a …

Animation

Anthony Gonzalez, and his mama, living a dream with 'Coco'

Like the character he plays in the film "Coco," Anthony Gonzalez has always wanted to be an artist. But unlike the role he plays, the young actor has …

Entertainment

'Coco' Review: Pixar's Day-of-the-Dead Gem Is as Lively as They Come

Animation giant's 19th movie pays loving tribute to Mexican culture with this joyous, colorful Dia de los Muertos story<p>With its cast of skeletons and …

Animation

Corpus Christi makes Pixar's list of cities to screen "Coco" in Spanish

Many South Texas families will be headed to the movie theater today to get a first look at Pixar's latest animated film "Coco".<p>The film brings an …

Corpus Christi

No, You’re the One Bawling at Pixar’s Death-Carnival Wonder Coco

By the time it reaches its tearfully joyous finale, Pixar's <i>Coco</i> plays like the movie that the most fervent Pixar fans have for a generation been …

Denver

This photographer captured epic Day of the Dead images in Mexico

Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead is a Mexican holiday and 3-day celebration to honor the spiritual journey of the dead. This year I was able to …

Mexico

Why You Need To See COCO

Even though this is a very busy time of year I think it’s very important to make the time to see the movie COCO. We were able to squeeze in a movie …

Walt Disney Company

Pixar’s Coco Tackles Mortality with Humor and Depth

Finally, a children’s film about a bunch of dead people! by Jenni MooreC<i>oco</i>, the new Pixar film that’s set in Mexico during Dia de los Muertos<i>,</i> …

Seattle

‘Coco’ Movie Review: Disney-Pixar’s Latest Will Make You Laugh, Surprise You, And Wreck You Emotionally

Pixar has a way of making you want to run out of theaters crying due to the way they make you love their characters while giving them a moment that …

Entertainment

COCO: CELEBRATING A COLORFUL CULTURE

Pixar movies always look good, but <i>Coco</i> is in a class by itself. Ablaze with eye-popping color, every widescreen frame is filled with richly detailed …

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'Coco' celebrates Mexico, music and the dead

Being told you are absolutely forbidden from doing something is the irresistible catnip of incentive to go do it.<p>For 12-year-old Miguel, the charming …

Entertainment

New movies this week: 'Coco,' 'Last Flag Flying'

<b>“COCO”:</b> This computer-animated musical fantasy is inspired by the Mexican holiday Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). It centers on 12-year-old …

Movies

Pixar wins again with 'Coco,' which is beautifully told and culturally conscious

• <b>You should pack up the whole family to go see Pixar's new movie "Coco."</b>• <b><br>And make sure to bring along tissues.</b><p>For its latest movie, “Coco,” Pixar tackled a real cultural celebration for the first time. But the result is the same as most of its other releases: a well-executed story that the whole …

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Here's what the cast of Pixar's new movie 'Coco' looks like in real life

<b>Warning: Minor spoilers ahead for "Coco."</b><p>Pixar's new animated feature "Coco" charts the journey of a young boy named Miguel as he accidentally journeys to the Land of the Dead on the evening of Dia de los Muertos. The cast assembled by Disney ranges from newcomers to familiar faces, some of whom …

Hollywood

Movie review: Pixar's 'Coco' sings a high-spirited but sometimes faltering tune

Can a person honor his family and pursue his dreams? That is the question at the heart of "Coco," a whimsical and high-spirited romp through the …

Entertainment

Starving Student: No more waiting for taco Tuesday

Chico >> Taco Tuesday is my favorite day of the week, but sometimes the lines become unbearable. Especially in a college town where it seems like …

Cooking

'Coco' is a return to form for Pixar (for better and for worse)

A Mexican boy has magical adventures in the land of the dead in Pixar's colorful 'Coco.'

Philadelphia

‘Coco’ and Pixar’s treatment of Latin culture shows Hollywood and America the way forward

“Doing a ‘Hollywoodized’ version of ‘Coco’ would have been the biggest mistake that we could have made,” declares director Lee Unkrich, who also …

Walt Disney Company

Coco uses the power of family to craft another winner for Pixar

Enlarge<br>Slideshow<p>While the masters at Pixar have rightly been lauded for their technical and storytelling prowess over the past 20+ years, they had …

Texas

Family, legacy celebrated in animated Mexican tale 'Coco'

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Who lives, who dies, who tells your story?<p>In "Coco," Disney-Pixar's colourful animated adventure into the land of the dead, a story of family, memory and legacy is hoping to not only celebrate Mexican culture but to bridge the political gap between the United States and …

In 'Coco,' Pixar journeys to Mexico and beyond the grave

NEW YORK (AP) — The Mexico-set "Coco" is Pixar's first feature film with a minority lead character, and one of the largest American productions ever to feature an almost entirely Latino cast.<p>That makes it something of a landmark event, one that has already set box-office records in Mexico where it …

Animation

Disney•Pixar’s COCO Press Conference: The Importance of Tu Familia

Disney•Pixar’s COCO is a warm, family friendly film. The story follows a 12 year old boy named Miguel who loves music, but his family has banned it …

Animation

‘Coco’ Review: A Sweet Family Tale That Joins the Ranks of Pixar’s Best

Pixar’s latest charts a beautiful, emotional journey through the generations of a Mexican family.<p>Some of Pixar’s finest animations honor the …

Filmmaking

New chapter for theater at MIT opens with “Everybody,” a morality play for our time | MIT News

“Everybody,” the inaugural performance in MIT’s new theater building, is a 2017 play based on “Everyman,” the venerable 15th century English morality …

MIT

REVIEW: Pixar's new movie 'Coco' is a fantastic family-friendly feast for the eyes and the heart

• <b>"Coco" is a heartwarming movie that lives up to Pixar’s nearly flawless reputation.</b>• <b><br>The story follows the young Miguel as he pursues his dream of playing music.</b>• <b><br>The stunning exploration of Mexico's Dia de los Muertos traditions is well-executed.</b>• <b><br>If you've enjoyed Disney's latest movies, definitely go</b> …

Animation

Coco Review

When Pixar Animation Studios released its first film in 1995, it felt groundbreaking. <i>Toy Story</i> proved that computer animation could serve as the …

Animation

Family guide to new movie releases

'COCO'<p>Rated PG for thematic elements.<p>What it's about: A boy travels to the realm of the dead on Dia de los Muertos to learn about his family history …

Entertainment

Mexico, Music And Family Take Center Stage In 'Coco'

Pixar's newest animated movie, <i>Coco,</i> is meant to be a love letter to Mexico. The movie has a Latino cast. It's full of Mexican music, culture and folklore — including some of the traditions around the Day of the Dead. And it premiered in Mexico, where it's gone on to become the No. 1 film of all …

Culture

The Long Journey to Make Pixar's Dia de los Muertos Movie Coco

Pixar’s latest film, <i>Coco</i>, changed so much over the course of its production, its makers couldn’t come up with a title for it. “We didn’t know what we …

Animation

Pixar’s Coco dethrones Avengers to become highest-grossing movie ever in Mexico

Disney/Pixar's <i>Coco</i> doesn’t hit U.S. theaters until later this month, but that hasn’t stopped it from already being a downright unstoppable, …

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