Onward: An Emotional And Magical Journey

Onward takes viewers on an emotional journey by way of the Lightfoot brothers in a world where magic has been long forgotten. Pixar has a way of making magic.  Sometimes, this magic comes by way of a world that’s long forgotten how to use it.  In this case, Ian and Barley Lightfoot (Tom Holland and Chris Pratt)–a pair of elves–attempt to bring their father, Wilden Lightfoot (Kyle Bornheimer), back if only for a day.  Unfortunately,…

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Sundance 2020: Downhill

The recently premiered Downhill re-imagines Swedish filmmaker Ruben Östlund’s award-winning Force Majeure as an English-language comedy. Imagine going on a vacation and eating your lunch when an avalanche hits.  What would it do to the family dynamics?  For one American family on vacation, the dynamics get tested.  Pete (Will Ferrell) and Billie Stanton (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) have taken their two boys with them for a week in the Alps.  What looks like a fun family vacation…

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