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Inside Out 2

Wait. Pixar finally has a quality animated film hitting theaters? Granted, it’s a sequel. But after seeing “Turning Red” pushed…

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Robot Dreams

Pablo Berger’s “Robot Dreams” is a lovely fable about partnership and imagination, a movie that uses the form of animated…

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Lonely Castle in the Mirror

Sullen middle school freshman Kokoro (Ami Touma), is frightened to attend school after getting bullied by her aggressive female peers.…

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Suzume

Makoto Shinkai, the director of “Your Name” and “Weathering with You,” is one of the most successful current filmmakers in…

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Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio

Decades before his name became instantly associated with macabre wonder, Guillermo del Toro conjured up accomplished special effects makeup for…

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Scrooge: A Christmas Carol

“Scrooge: A Christmas Carol” is as if someone made a bet that one of the most enduringly beloved works of literature—adapted…

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Inu-oh

It takes a while, but eventually the Japanese animated fantasy “Inu-Oh” becomes a by-the-numbers tragedy about two unsung performers. That’s…

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Drifting Home

Pre-teens somehow come of age in “Drifting Home,” a Japanese animated fantasy about a group of sixth graders who float…

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They Shot the Piano Player

Spanish filmmaker Fernando Trueba, who co-directed “They Shot the Piano Player,” first encountered the work of the film’s subject, Brazilian…

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The Peasants

Here’s the first thing you need to know about the animated romance “The Peasants”: It is abundantly and often times,…

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