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How Legendary Cartoonista Lalo Alcaraz Helped Pixar Get Coco Right


Everybody's loco about Pixar's Coco, now the number one movie in the nation! The animated Dia de los Muertos tale raked in $71.2 million over the five-day Thanksgiving holiday weekend to claim the top spot. Latino families packed theaters in droves eager to see a positive representation of Mexicans on the big screen. And Coco delivered, from portraying a loving Mexican family to a hilarious chancla scene that almost didn't happen.

Read more on my latest OC Weekly Film Blog post:

http://www.ocweekly.com/film/cartoonist-lalo-alcarazs-helped-make-coco-a-cultural-hit-8601593


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