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The Book of Life

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THE BOOK OF LIFE Diego Luna and Zoe Saldana
Reel FX

The Book of Life

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Martin Donovan (Actor), P.J. Harvey, Layla Alexander, Thomas Jay Ryan
director:
Hal Hartley
author:
Hal Hartley
genre:
Comedy

We gave it an A-

Produced by Guillermo del Toro, The Book of Life is a winsome ode to Mexico’s Day of the Dead. It’s bolstered by a giddy voice cast (including Diego Luna and Zoe Saldana) that elevates the formulaic plot about a hero’s quest for true love, and it’s that rare gem of a ‘toon that delights both child and adult. Overflowing with hyperactive charm and a spectacular sea of colors, it showcases some of the most breathtaking animation we’ve seen this decade. A-

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