Missing Link
First screened in January 2020
Director: Chris Butler. Voice Cast: Hugh Jackman, Zach Galifianakis, Zoë Saldana, Timothy Olyphant, Stephen Frey, David Walliams, Matt Lucas, Emma Thompson, Ching Valdes-Aran, Amrita Acharia. Screenplay: Chris Butler.

Twitter Capsule: Jackman's a hoot. First encounter with Link craftily turns tables, as does last act. Middle stretch is sketchier.

VOR:   Shows some comic and conceptual gumption a few times, poking fun at colonial attitudes toward the "exotic" or "undiscovered." But only a few times.

Photo © 2019 Laika Entertainment/United Artists

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B–

Academy Award Nominations:
Best Animated Feature

Golden Globe Nominations and Winners:
Best Animated Feature

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