Pandas, (CN) Towers, and Bands, oh my!

Turning Red quickly piqued my interest when the teaser trailer dropped.  For one, it seemed like an amusing premise.  For two, said premise involved a giant fluffy panda!  For three, it was made by Domee Shi, who directed the Oscar-winning short, Bao.  And four, it’s SET IN TORONTO.  The whole teaser and the trailer that followed were filled with such a warm sense of familiarity.  Plus, Pixar has been riding high with their last two releases.  Excitedly, I watched the movie the day it dropped…

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