‘Coco’ Is Coming to Netflix in May, So Start Buying Tissues Now
I’m not sure there’s a good reason for not having seen Coco by now. The Disney Pixar film released in November 2017 is quite possibly the best animated movie I’ve ever seen. I realize that is a very bold statement, but it stands. I’ve seen EVERY SINGLE Disney movie ever made. All of them. And I have a list of my favorites, which I chose based on a very complicated but 100% accurate system. As soon as I saw Coco, it shot immediately to the top five spots. Yes, my list is the same movie five times, followed by everything else. This movie is PERFECT. It’s so lovely, I can’t even do it justice. You need to see it. And thanks to Netflix, if you haven’t seen it yet, you’ll get your chance very soon.
Netflix announced that Coco is coming to the streaming site in May. I suggest you start buying tissues now.
The story follows Miguel, a young boy with big dreams of becoming a musician. The only problem is, his family has a hard ban on music and musicians. So Miguel goes in search of his great-great-grandfather, who was a legendary musician and the reason for the family ban. His adventures take him to the Land of the Dead, where Miguel discovers more than he bargained for.
The movie is visually stunning. But more than that, it’s incredibly funny and heartwarming. I’m not exaggerating when I say that you will cry. A lot. This one warmed by cold black heart in ways I was not prepared to handle.
Coco was a critical and commercial smash, and went on to win the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature and Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures. The movie was co-directed by Adrian Molina and Lee Unkrich. And the award-winning song “Remember Me” was written by husband and wife team Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez. If their names sound familiar, it might be because they’re the same dream team responsible for your kids belting out “Let It Go” every five minutes for the last four years.
Coco hits Netflix on May 29, so you have plenty of time to prepare. And by prepare I mean stock up on Kleenex and research El Dia de los Muertos.