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writer at discussingfilm.
don't mind the bad takes
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
Rian Johnson is having more fun here than any other working director right now. It's smooth and slick and feels effortlessly satisfying. More pieces in play than it's predecessor, which maybe leads to some feelings of unrealized potential for a few pawns in particular, but that's not to say Rian holds back or fails to stuff this thing full of teases and moments and set pieces that individually may excite one more than anything in it's predecessor.
For me, it's…
A bold departure from many aspects of their typical style, TURNING RED is Pixar finally letting out their weird side!
With a unique depiction of cultural & familial relationships, this quirky coming-of-age story is a stylish, welcome reimagining of human-turned-animal parables.