Turning Red movie review: Bao director’s Pixar coming-of-age comedy is both funny and authentic

//Turning Red movie review: Bao director’s Pixar coming-of-age comedy is both funny and authentic

Turning Red movie review: Bao director’s Pixar coming-of-age comedy is both funny and authentic

4/5 starsA precocious teenager discovers, much to her horror, that she can transform into a giant red panda in Turning Red, the latest animated offering from Pixar Studios. The film marks the feature directing debut of Chinese-Canadian Domee Shi, who won an Academy Award in 2019 for her animated short film, Bao.Set in Toronto’s Chinatown circa 2002, Shi’s bright and fluffy coming-of-age caper is an often hilarious and commendably frank appreciation of the awkwardness of adolescence.The action…

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