Luca (2021)

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Avg Rating 3.5 /5:

Set in a beautiful seaside town on the Italian Riviera, the original animated feature is a coming-of-age story about one young boy experiencing an unforgettable summer filled with gelato, pasta and endless scooter rides. Luca shares these adventures with his newfound best friend, but all the fun is threatened by a deeply-held secret: he is a sea monster from another world just below the water’s surface.

Compared to Pixar’s headier films of Coco and Soul, Luca maybe their most grounded of films. It still involves the fantastical for featuring sea creatures that hide from humans but its story is a simple coming-of-age tale. There’s no grand contemplation on the nature of existence or cultural legacy or...Read more