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There's an undeniable charm to all of this, and more than a few moments of pure Pixar inspiration (a droll battle of the bands, lovable ding-dong Dant ..
The direction lets you appreciate how the characters interact with each other and with their environments and lets you decide what to look at.At first ..
The vocal casting is also pretty inspired as well?once again, instead of simply casting the most popular actors around to voice the characters as a wa ..
E Film Critic
Colorful, beautifully animated, and culturally sensitive, Coco is an affecting, multilayered coming-of-age drama.
Common Sense Media
Many of Pixar's best films capture something truly elemental about the experience of being a child.
In recent years, Pixar has started embracing the sequel-mania that's taken over Hollywood, even as audiences are getting franchise fatigue.
The story occasionally seems a little too deferential to its folkloric inspirations.
No bones about it, Pixar's animators have imagineered a great beyond as lively, lovely, and splendidly characterized as any ever created.
Expect guitar sales to spike as musically-inclined kids will be inspired to take up lessons.
The Times Of India
By this point, the Pixar machine has gotten so efficient that watching its movies can feel less like hearing a good story than sitting in on a well-po ..
I'd feared the worst from this movie's Mexican Day of the Dead trope, expecting a tiresome parade of sub-Halloweeny horror masks under a sombrero of c ..
But buried underneath the bright color palette often lies a bittersweet tone and a surprisingly deft examination of grief.
With its catchy, singalong soundtrack and feelgood family-values message, Pixar's latest project is a glittering return to non-franchise form after 20 ..
But everything is leading up to a powerhouse finish.
Pixar has raised the animation bar again, with its most musical ? and arguably most magical ? film yet.If this is the afterlife we're all headed to, d ..
But the best Pixar features are more than well-made cartoons.
It's one of a handful of challenging ideas articulated in a film that is, paradoxically, one of Pixar's less challenging high-concept creations?a some ..
It's an entertaining romp that embraces family past and present.
You know an animated film is doing something right when it brings tears to the eyes.
There are moments of cinematic rigor ? when the animators mimic the movements and focal effects of an old-fashioned camera in actual physical space ? ..
At every imaginative juncture, the filmmakers (the screenplay is credited to Pixar veteran Molina and Matthew Aldrich) create a richly woven tapestry ..
But the visual splendor certainly makes it an enjoyable confection, with the Latino ambiance an added bonus.
One Guys Opinion
And although the movie does improve substantially in its climactic stretch - eg there's a standoff involving an old lady that's ultimately the picture ..
Gorgeous and funny, Coco offers most of the usual Pixar pleasures.
It's easy to see why ? the movie is an affectionate tribute to Mexican culture in general and Dia de los Muertos in particular, well-versed in the rit ..
Every step of the way in Coco is a visual and sonic delight.
It's one of many effective ways that the filmmakers embrace and celebrate the movie's Mexican roots.
"Coco" is a wonderful film to see and experience, and in a year that has felt so mediocre in terms of family animation offerings, it's an easy recomme ..
I won't be mad if this becomes the film's "Let It Go"; it's certainly easier to sing.
Leave it to Pixar to make skulls super lovable.And to put them in front of a microphone.
The film proves that Pixar is still at its best when tacking new ideas rather than going back to the well.
Though some elements of Coco are a bit dark for very young children, Pixar's latest is perhaps the perfect holiday film for families - and it will no ..
You bet it will!.You can also count on at least a few effective strummings of the ol' heartstrings.
The results can be wonderfully inventive or weirdly homogenizing ? that indistinguishable parade of continental princesses and singing fish.
The Globe And Mail
It's hard not to admire Pixar Studios' dedication to the art of STORY.
Pixar has crafted more than mere animation, they have created life ? a peacocking, exquisite reality movie that fans can get lost in.
We Got This Covered
The best of the Pixar movies often have these warm, emotional touches.
It turns out that spending time with skeletons in a neon-rainbow promised land can be a lot of fun.
The joyful journey is Pixar's best effort since 2015's Inside Out and, like the studio's greatest works, makes you laugh and cry in equal doses.
And as has been the case with all of Pixar's offerings, the vocal work is top-notch and the computer-generated visuals are nothing short of outstandin ..
Toy Story 3 director Lee Unkrich hits all the right marks in this impressive animated feature with its all Hispanic cast, its celebration of the resto ..
Spirituality And Practice
This is a kid-friendly, computer-animated film, after all, with a plucky, young hero and an assortment of cute animals?of both the real and supernatur ..
Mark Reviews Movies
What's more, the filmmakers are afraid to have too much fun here, lest they offend.
This engaging Pixar animation plays magnificently with elements of Mexican folklore and fine art.
The animation, under the direction of Lee Unkrich and Adrian Molina, doesn't quite expand into the full-blown magical realist lyricism that I believe ..
Not really ? it doesn't transfer the culture but instead sets its story inside it.
The afterlife is peopled by skeletons and run like a busy border crossing, a clever touch with a little political edge to it.And the jokes, respectful ..
Rogers Movie Nation
Despite his family?s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz.
It's beautiful, engaging and in its best moments capable of an emotional high few similar films can match.
As great as it is that Pixar finally created a protagonist of color, the exoticism of Miguel's world almost defeats the purpose.
The screenplay is a mish-mash of Agatha Christie-like elements thrown together with ideas from Strangers on a Train, North by Northwest, Tony Scott fi ..
It emotes the tiny grand feelings entangled with longing, grief and hope.
The Young Folks
Well, not quite.It's imaginative, colourful, visually inventive, emotionally sensitive, frequently exciting and occasionally, suddenly, profoundly mov ..
Coco is a delight from start to finish, and a welcome return to form for Pixar, as this is probably the animation studio's best outing since 2015's In ..
Den Of Geek
It's not in the master class of, say, Toy Story, Inside Out or Wall-E.But it's definitely worth remembering.
Pixar's effort is more stunningly animated, on that front there is no debate, while the del Toro production is lighter on its feet and to my mind more ..
There are also plenty of laughs to be had, especially from the hilarious multi-tasking bones of people in Land of the Dead.And yes, you can't escape t ..
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Ironically, it's this morbid touch that gives the film its heart.
Book My Show
There is a lot to admire about Coco, particularly its energy and its story that attempts to find resolution between commitment to one's family and one ..
It's less jokey than other Pixar features, but that doesn't mean it isn't laugh-out-loud funny.
Memory isn't just the film's subject, but part of its texture ? made visible in the way that backgrounds are sometimes sharply focused and sometimes b ..
With an original story and eye-popping visuals, Pixar, which has been mired in sequels, strikes gold again with "Coco."
Miguel's love of music ultimately leads him to the Land of the Dead where he teams up with charming trickster Hector.Like all the best Pixar films, Co ..
Nowhere, despite the depth of its ideas, does the film become ponderous.
Co-directed by Lee Unkrich ("Toy Story 3") and Mexican-American Adrian Molina, it delivers both dazzling visuals and an emotional catharsis, utilizing ..
In 'Coco,' Pixar Finds Joyous Life ? In Death Enlarge this image toggle caption Pixar Pixar Pixar's animators seem willing to go anywhere in pursuit o ..
Instead it feels like Pixar has gotten swallowed, locked into making more Toy Storys and more Carses and borrowing from Disney's toolbox rather than s ..
It has all the charm of vintage Pixar allied to a story that displays more depth and complexity than many a live-action drama.
The songs might be unlikely earworms but the film easily earns its place in your heart.
The best Pixar movies give viewers a childlike sense of wonder and discovery, even if those viewers are cynical adults who can't stand children.
Las Vegas Weekly
As one would expect from an accomplished Pixar film, Coco will capture your heart and bring you to tears with an unforeseen twist in the end, despite ..
Film School Rejects
105mins With a fetching soundtrack and an array of visual delights in search of a comparably imaginative narrative, Coco is sweet and sentimental with ..
"Coco" is a positively dazzling and deeply touching visual spectacle the likes of which is light years beyond Pixar's most recent, already extraordina ..
This overstuffed journey works around the clock to be respectful of Mexican culture, to tell an engaging, multi-generational tale and to wow viewers w ..
It is a solidly, vividly good Pixar film.Director Lee Unkrich and his animation and design collaborators pack every delectably overstuffed frame with ..
The big teary finale isn't quite the equal of the masterfully manipulative overture of Up, but it is as emotionally wrecking as the last glimpse of Bi ..
It sits comfortably with Toy Story 3, Finding Dory and Inside Out as one of the best Pixar films this decade.
Lyles Movie Files
Coco can be a bit wearing in its plot mechanics?such as a tendency to keep contriving rules and adding obstacles?but on the whole, Coco drains the vie ..
After a string of films ranging from safe sequels (Finding Dory) to franchise duds (Cars 3) to not-fully-realized adventures (The Good Dinosaur), this ..
The Film Stage
The film is certainly amusing, although it may not be as frequently laugh-out-loud funny as other movies in Pixar's filmography.
That lacks the boldness of the best Pixar films, even as it makes for a perfectly fine time at the movies.
It's great to watch Pixar stretch beyond Silicon Valley suburbs, even if it's in part their smart, but overdue recognition of the power of the Spanish ..
Dealing as it does with disapproving parents, family secrets, the hunger of memory, and a protagonist's deep desire to perform showstopping tunes, Coc ..
But its backgrounds still have a vibrancy, and its atmosphere carries a warmth.
That finale does pack an emotional punch but it?s a twisty, thorny path getting there.
Tamp A Bay
It's a whimsical, touching and heartfelt celebration of Mexican traditions and folklore, and it's one of the more original stories the acclaimed anima ..
Prepare to have your mind broken and your heart blown.
But it is a tale told with considerable wit?this is one of Pixar's funniest films?and genuine tenderness.
It's imperfect and gorgeous, and even if it is a dark movie, it's one I can't wait to see again.
Consequence Of Sound
With eye-popping visual spectacle and full of music that makes you want to sing along and dance, it's a story that will warm your soul and leave you l ..
And even if you're not on board for the film's deeper thematics, it remains a non-stop visual delight with all kinds of charm, humor and invention.
As always where Pixar is concerned, the animation is absolutely resplendent, rich with detail and perfectly conveying the personalities of Coco's wide ..
Birth Movies Death
In a year in which American animated efforts took a hit with the dreary likes of The Emoji Movie and Despicable Me 3, Coco easily outpaces the competi ..
It's been quite rightly hailed as a triumph by Latin American critics for it's portal of their culture and ceremonies and has since become Mexico's bi ..
Does Coco rise to the heights of Pixar's very best work?
From beginning to end, Coco exhibits a wonderful sense of humor, as much of it drawn from charming visual gags as from genuine character work.
Miguel's adventures are colorful and imaginative and, true to Pixar when they're focusing on the script rather than the box office, ones that evoke an ..
Maki At The Movies
Coco is especially interested in that last one, and centers love, especially familial, as the receipt from that final, total death.It's profoundly ref ..
As the animation powerhouse has increasingly turned to the comfort of sequels, this look at the afterlife represents a lively original concept, one th ..
Such a triumph for Pixar.Dazzling visuals along with intricately structured and deeply moving storytelling are the hallmarks of the best of the studio ..
Despite its dark tone and subject matter, COCO is never short of laugh-out-loud moments from start to finish.
Hey U Guys
Pixar's latest film, Coco, may be the studio's most visually beautiful offering to date.
Pixar has pretty much mastered water with Finding Nemo and Finding Dory.
Larsen On Film
It's easily Pixar's best film in years, and ? fittingly ? the memory of it will stay with audiences long after they leave the theater.
Or Lando Weekly
Suffice to say that Pixar has again created a new and wonderful world just behind the veil of the afterlife, infused with passion and the paranormal.
Even when their latest release doesn't rank among their very best, it's often better than most animated films out there.
Big Picture Big Sound
They're glorious, with Pixar reaching beyond its usual toolbox to render a vivid, iridescent cityscape in bright greens and blues, populated by skelet ..
Coco ends up being an exceedingly tender kids' film with deep themes about mortality, ancestry, and memories?and any adult with a soul will be moved, ..
Luckily for the audience, the animation is Pixar perfect and stunning to behold.
It's absolutely gorgeous (Pixar once again displays incredible attention to detail whether it is with environmental or physical effects, or immersive ..
Pixar's latest animated adventure is a heartfelt triumph.
Pixar's latest offering Coco is a breath of fresh air in the animated movie universe.
Raidió Teilifís Éireann
In its unforgettable juxtaposition between life and death, elation and grief, the film unlocks a spirituality rarely found in film, let alone animated ..
They don't follow the mould of other animated features and they don't flog the same themes again and again.This is a beautifully touching tale that ha ..
The Film Pie
????? Coco ? Pixar's first non-sequel film since 2015's The Good Dinosaur ? delivers heartwarming storytelling and eye-catching visuals, all the while ..
In the past Pixar has found ways of making toys and fish and garbage robots bring tears to your eyes.
The Play List
Especially when it is an original story, as the studio's past is littered with cinematic gems that have been profound, hilarious, and stretched the ci ..
Metro New York
As bright and colorful as it is, Coco feels more than a bit cut-and-pasted from previous Pixar efforts.It's not enough that much of Pixar's competitio ..
Ar Kansas Online
Pixar mine the theme of mortality for light-hearted frolics in this Mexican-set adventure.
The film faithfully highlights both its plus and minus points without getting preachy about either of them.
1 of 6 View Caption In this image released by Disney-Pixar, character Hector, voiced by Gael Garcia Bernal, left, and Miguel, voiced by Anthony G..
Of every animated film, ask, "Is there any compelling narrative reason why this should be animated?"
"Coco" marks the 19th animated feature from Pixar Films.
The afterlife is beautifully realised as a gorgeous twist on Latin America, with talking skeletons and visual gags aplenty.
Star Burst Magazine
That being said, the heart of the film never wavers and this is an adventure that is bursting with fun.
Star Burst Magazine
The original songs are very good indeed, and the animated concerts are stupendous fun.
It's got plenty of lively characters and breathtakingly beautiful locations that will leave you in a sense of awe.
Nyc Movie Guru
Pixar knows how to deliver a Thor hammer swipe of animated might, but the studio is at its absolute best portraying human, intimate moments.
It honors families everywhere and the importance of being remembered by them.
Kaplan Vs Kaplan
Orange dominates Disney/Pixar's celebration of Mexican culture, and not just any orange, but the vibrant hue of Aztec marigolds.
With Kahlo the heart of every party.Coco, like many animations before it, is about finding yourself while never losing sight of your family.
It's a well-plotted story shot through with inventive humor and appealing melancholy, one that fully deserves the tears it's bound to coax from wistfu ..
Coming in second for a similarly themed project is usually not ideal given that audiences might not have the appetite for more than one such film.
Frankly, it should have won Best Animated Feature that year, straight up.
Punch Drunk Critics
The boy is Miguel (voice of Anthony Gonzalez), a gifted guitarist who dreams of being a great mariachi musician.
Not sure we've done enough good in our world to deserve such a gem.Open your heart to its excellence.
This landscape is as sumptuous as we've come to expect from Pixar.
It's a sweet tale for families with little children.
East Bay Express
Seeing the process of being forgotten happen to one character ? set to sentimental Disney music and transfixing animation ? got me very emotional.
The Riveras became a family of accomplished shoemakers.
Chicago Sun Times
A tale of following your heart while honouring your family, Pixar's latest effort is both a colourful sight to behold and an exuberant journey; a film ..
Concrete Play Ground
The film doesn't go where you initially expect it might go and is all the better for it.
Coco co-directors Lee Unkrich (Toy Story 3) and first-timer Adrian Molina do a terrific job of keeping the action and humour coming thick and fast and ..
Which is pretty much the baseline for any Pixar production.
Coco movie review: Pixar's latest offering is warm, magical, and saves us any sermonising 4/5 One has got to hate Pixar for constantly making grown me ..
Spoiler alert: this review reveals a plot twist Requiring audiences to do more emotional work than they would for four live-action Oscar-bait films co ..
Yay fun family movie!.Don't get me wrong, Coco is perfectly enjoyable.
It had wonderful messages about being a good mentor and believing in yourself.
We Live Entertainment
The characters are lively and entertaining and keep you investing in the film the whole time.
We Live Entertainment
Pixar proves with its 19th feature film that not only has it not lost its touch, it's getting better.
The animation powerhouse's 19th film brims with Pixar's signature melancholy, imagination, and breathtaking visual invention.
The Daily Beast
It is good.And grand.
Their life force depends on your tears.It will speak to you differently than it speaks to others.
Black Girl Nerds
But it's still sweet, moving and sentimental.That's something to celebrate, indeed.
Coco is neither Pixar's best film nor is it even Unkrich's best, but it is as reliably entertaining, lovely, and striking as the studio's other work.
It's not until all of those subplot pieces are sorted out by the film's last half-hour that this holiday release finds that famed Pixar magic: those h ..
It's just that getting there is not nearly worthy of the genuine sentiment ultimately evoked.
Daily Film Fix
The multi-layered story, zippily epic, slip-slides us deeper and deeper into this world beyond ours.
I'm not a huge fan of it, but it's a decent enough cinematic appetizer.
This seems a little harsh after so many generations, but we'll go with it.
The last third of this movie probably keeps it from being among Pixar's greatest achievements.
Coco is visually gorgeous -the Land of the Dead cannot be any more vivid and colourful, and the myriad skeleton characters are endearing too.While the ..
The New Paper
WHY AM I CRYING?.OH YEAH, THIS IS A PIXAR MOVIE!
Pixar's latest original is a return to grand form Remember back when it seemed Pixar could do no wrong?
And that's on top of the by-now formulaic combination of sentiment and comedy giving way to a more action-oriented climax.
Being Pixar, the picture looks wonderful ? lighting cinematographer Danielle Fienberg has outshone herself ? but in the end, the derivative Coco lacks ..
Nestled beneath the film's cheery mayhem, however, is an overwhelmingly powerful meditation on memory, mortality and familial love.
Be true to yourself.Eventually your talent will win out and your killjoy family will get with the program.
But the overriding consensus is that it's more tribute to Mexico's vibrant folkloric tradition than rip-off.
Still, this is not a dreary film, and its stunning visuals only bolster its heartwarming message.
Washington City Paper
This bright and mostly entertaining Coco honors Mexico.It's a good first step.
But Pixar has struggled to do just that whenever auteurs aren't one of the founding directors of the studio ? or working on a sequel to a movie by one ..
A wonderful film for families and a wonderful film just in general.
It's stuff you don't see in a Pixar movie every day.
The Diva Review
That said, this is folklore both films fete and there's bound to be overlap.Though the narrative hoops the filmmakers jump through can be a smidge ove ..
It's also explosively colourful, and beautifully rendered, details that will charm parental guardians as well as their wide-eyed charges.
It's good-humored and poignant, miraculous and thrilling, sumptuous and impeccably crafted.
The Film File
If you do one thing this weekend treat your heart, soul and eyes to Coco.
This movie was touching for more reasons than your "classic Pixar" narrative.
It's difficult to imagine there are any sight gags left!
Pixar, up until now, has done a marvelous job at finding the humanity in everything from adventurous toys and anthropomorphic emotions to sentient, lo ..
A Latino cast of characters fills Disney/Pixar's holiday entry.
Denerstein Unleashed Blog ..
The latest Pixar film began.And a hush fell over the crowd.
Pixar's latest, long-in-production epic Coco is a beautifully rendered, unusually moving piece with a psychological complexity and some strikingly dar ..
As befitting the genre, there are impressive musical numbers and digitally created colors so vibrant they make the real world look goth.
Pgh City Paper
It still has a little too much Disney (so often mawkish) to be always perfect, but enough Pixar to be mostly wondrous.
Film Festival Today
And just when you think you might have it figured out, it swerves unexpectedly in another direction and surprises you?tugging your heartstrings along ..
Like "Inside Out," there is a lot of stuff here that is simultaneously emotionally engaging and soul-crushing (let us never forget Bing Bong), but "Co ..
Pixar movies always look good, but Coco is in a class by itself.Ablaze with eye-popping color, every widescreen frame is filled with richly detailed s ..
The film embraces all of the Pixar values we've come to know and love, from innovative storytelling values to memorable characters, awe-inspiring visu ..
Those who are not much into such movies, at a point you'll forget you're watching an animated movie.A satisfying experience for the soul.
Pixar has solidified its status as the preeminent studio for entertainment with a heartwarming mix of sentiment and humor bathed in beautiful animatio ..
It's refreshing to see an American-made animated film show such great respect for Mexican culture.The special attention paid to tradition, spiritual e ..
Dwight Brown Ink
Adult viewers will be entirely transfixed by the visuals and have the added bonus of whip-smart gags and cameos to enjoy throughout the film.
My States Man
Pixar has long been the champion of misfit communities and uniquely forged families; characters who don't belong anywhere, deciding to belong to each ..
x Expand Coco People of color are almost entirely absent from the Pixar canon.
Sd City Beat
And yet, the film is rooted in the past and rich heritage that help shape the identity of Mexico.Throughout its run-time, the film doesn't lose its un ..
Truly, no matter what you think of the first two-thirds of the journey, the destination is bound to leave you in a puddle of tears.It got me, it got t ..
The Lonely Film Critic
(What would a Pixar movie be without a journey and a quest?)
However, watching Coco yields a different response: Deep feeling, genuine cathartic laughter and narratively-warranted tears.They're the best kind of ..
'Coco' Celebrates Dia de los Muertos With Visual Delights and Touching Laughs "Coco" is that kind of family film that manages to tackle a tricky subje ..
Once again, a middling Pixar movie had me in tears on demand.
Admittedly, "good" is a pretty low bar to clear for any (non-Cars) Pixar movie, and Coco is quite enjoyable, if formulaic.
Once you wipe away the tears and scrutinize the logic of the finale in relation to the rest of the film, though, it doesn't hold up as well.
K Gun 9
Visually, the animation is breath-takingly beautiful, from its photo-realistic Mexico sequences to the colourful, inventive and consistently surprisin ..
Still, it is a movie that will make you cry by the end.
812 Film Reviews
Image: Disney / Pixar But Coco never gets so carried away with spectacle that it loses sight of its hero's emotional journey.
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The Cinema Phile Blog
In the tradition of "Toy Story" and "Finding Nemo", Disney/Pixar presents this family-themed adventure that both entertains and educates.
Movie Reviews Cinemaclips
Aside from the look of the movie, it's the themes and story that push it over the top in the best possible way.
Coming to the voice casting of the film, Pixar Animation Studios has always delivered ground breaking content when it comes to animated films.And this ..
Times Now News
And like every great Disney/Pixar movie, that's the moment when things really start moving.
And the animation itself is superb, its renderings of the land of the dead even more vibrant than that of the living.
They stopped playing music years ago and opened a shoe factory instead.
But being a family-friendly movie, it can't talk about toxic relationships, and that not everyone is worth remembering or remembered well.Even for the ..
This is the sentiment at the heart of the new Pixar film Coco.
Animation studio Pixar's latest production Coco is a familiar yarn woven with good-tempered warmth and imagination.
The Reel Scroll
The Disney/ Pixar animation film is a beautiful story that you must definitely watch with your kids.
If that sounds pretty dark for a movie with a PG rating (awarded for that horror of horrors, "thematic elements"), the script's ghoulish touches and m ..
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OUR LATEST VIDEOS OUR LATEST VIDEOS Coco is full of impressive and colorful visuals as the family-themed film joins the Pixar animation canon.
A celebration of life that is set in the colourful Land of the Dead, Disney/Pixar's animated Coco is a joyous musical adventure that should charm adul ..
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Pixar has a long tradition of succinctly and gracefully capturing the bittersweet emotions of loss, which is particularly remarkable for films aimed a ..
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Paired with the stunning animation, is a masterpiece of a soundtrack.
Which is to say that while it is hardly a game-changer, and it doesn't rank among Pixar's very best films, it is thoroughly enjoyable and makes a seri ..
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I'm Rain Jokinen and I wrote my first movie review at the age of twelve.
It may be a rather forgettable Pixar product, but in the moment, it has its charm.
Even their sequels feel inspired; Finding Dory feels every bit as essential as Finding Nemo, while their Monsters Inc. prequel Monsters University rem ..
Nearly everything about it is breathtaking, from its eye-popping visual splendor to its warmly beating heart.
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