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"The Book of Life" (Animated Feature)
It appears that the best animated field is likely set, but the animation branch should really give a second look to Jorge R. Gutierrez's lovely "Book of Life." No, the Guillermo del Toro-produced romantic adventure doesn't have the Pixar, DreamWorks Animation, Walt Disney or Laika brand name behind it, but it's wonderfully made and with more real heart than a number of its competitors. It's also beautifully designed from beginning to end. And it's, cough, a better movie overall than "Big Hero 6," and in a perfect world that would matter.
- Gregory Ellwood