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June 9, 2003
Finding warmth, fun in 'Nemo'
By Kate Haire
Sometimes the best stories can’t be found in movies that have violence, or
high action scenes. In fact, sometimes they can be found right under your
nose. In the ocean, of course.
Nemo" is a charming story about a courageous father in search of his
son, Nemo. There are hilarious characters, and some famous voices.
story of "Finding Nemo" has enough ups and downs to make you
laugh — and almost cry — especially with such a heartfelt ending.
artistic merits of this film are just as good. The computer animation
looks so real you could swear an actual fish just swam past. Pixar does
a wonderful job of making you feel like you are underwater the entire
almost eerie how the scenes on land don’t feel quite right. When you
plunge back into the water, it’s like you are returning home.
enough, this is something that Nemo is trying to do the entire movie.
let the rating fool you, either. Though "Finding Nemo" is
rated G, all audiences will relish this masterpiece of a movie. There
wasn’t one second during the entire film that I wasn’t enjoying
myself. Moviegoers of any age will love this film, which even scared me in
(Sitting in the front row when a shark pops up is never a good thing!)
does a great job of proving that you’re never too old for an animated
classic, and "Finding Nemo" is nothing short of that.
From Pixar’s signature opening cartoon -- this one happens to be "Knick Knacks," a funny story about a snowman’s daring escape from a snow globe -- to the satisfying ending, "Finding Nemo" is a great catch.
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