While Volume 2 of Guardians of the Galaxy is still a bit reluctant to part with its delinquent spirit and doubles down on its off-color humor, it makes a surprisingly powerful bid for matters of the heart.
2016 saw a solid year for the MCU on the big screen, capped off by a compelling debut for Doctor Strange. The lineup this year ought to be every bit as good. So what’s on deck for 2017?
In all of the Oscar hubbub, there’s one category that often gets just a passing glance: Best Animated film. I followed that category. I cared about that category. And most importantly, the film that I’d argue was the best animated film of this year didn’t even get a nomination. That film is The Book of Life.