A little fish goes a long way in Pixar’s bubble-light Finding Dory

Thirteen years after Finding Nemo, Dory has a new quest and an oceanful of fintastic new pals

JUST AS A CIGAR IS NEVER REALLY just a cigar, a Pixar movie is never really just a Pixar movie. Grownups delight in pointing out that these painstakingly crafted entertainments are always, deep down, about important things: the inner life of preteen girls, the need for family and community, the recognition that it’s O.K. to be different or to feel overwhelmed

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