Onward review – Pixar's best film in years is Frozen for boys

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The animation studio conjures some of the old magic with a touching tale of childhood grief and brotherly bonding Once upon a time, Pixar made inventive, original family stories, but in recent years they’ve leant heavily on sequels such as Toy Story 4 , Incredibles 2 and Finding Dory . Has the magic gone? As their first original story since 2017’s Coco , Onward asks a similar question – and provides a very satisfactory answer. Its setting is a realm of mythical creatures who live much as modern-day humans do – less Middle-earth than 1970s fantasy art come to life. The magic has pretty much …

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