Animation

Finding Dory

Back when I watched Finding Nemo for the first time, I was totally charmed by the film… but it was the blue tang that actually made me cry. Ellen DeGeneres was at a lull in her career right after she came out, and media flapped its fins awhile, unsure what to do with a girl …

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Minions

In small doses, as cute, globular supporting players in the Despicable Me films or shorts of their own, the Minions were entertaining. Watching their goofy, gibberishy antics for 90 minutes straight, though, becomes repetitive, tiresome and not nearly as fun as I’d hoped. In this set-in-1960s-England prequel, three Minions – Kevin (the tall one), Stuart …

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Zootopia

Even as a tiny bunny, Judy Hopps (voiced by Ginnifer Goodwin) knew she wanted to grow up to be a police officer. This sort of thing is unheard of in her tiny hometown, but not in Zootopia where all animals live together in harmony, whether big or small, predators or prey. True to her word, …

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Home (2015)

For starters, his voice is so distinct that it’s hard to separate the character from the actor. More problematic, though, is the fact that Oh feels like the cartoon-blob incarnation of Parsons’ well-known Big Bang Theory alter-ego, Sheldon Cooper. Like Sheldon, Oh can be grating, is clueless about human emotions and relationships, and (not surprisingly) …

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