Previous threads: Part One: What Movie(s) Have You Recently Seen? Part Two: What movie(s) have you recently seen 2 Part Three: Which movie(s) have you viewed lately? - Episode III Part Four: Which movie(s) have you seen lately? - Episode IV Part Five: Which Movies Have You Seen Lately? V for Five Part Six: Which Movies Have You Seen Lately? VI - The Sequel Five Sequels in the Making Part Seven: Which movies have you seen lately? Kinetic Icon VII Part Eight: Which movie(s) have you seen recently- VIII Remake of the 80s Part Nine: Which movies have you watched? IX Part Ten: Which movies have you watched? Ι' --not an iota of bad movies; but maybe bad taste Part Eleven: Which movies have you watched? xi --- straight to dvd Part Twelve: What films have you been watching? (XII/IB) - CFC's Dirty Dozen Part Thirteen: Which movies have you watched? 13 - In a world where... Part Fourteen: Which movies have you watched? ΙΔ' - The House of Asterion[/QUOTE] Part Fifteen: Which movies have you watched? IE': NO CAPES! I watched Onward, I'm gonna say, last week? It was good! It continues the Pixar tradition of making films about family that have genuine heart without tipping into sentimentality. It even took the Disney "dead parent" trope and actually did something with it, explored the psychological impact this would have on children, rather than just being an awkward gap in the character's biography. They also made a decent effort to commit to a pulpy high fantasy setting with things like the manticore and gelatinous cube, and not falling into the pitfall of giving fairy-tale characters swords and saying "this is high fantasy, right?" I also liked that the metalhead older brother was presented as a D&D-loving nerd instead of an anti-social tearaway. A small detail, to be sure, but having been that kind of teenager, one I appreciated. The protagonists revelation at the finale felt a little sudden, that they were asking a flashback montage to do some of the character development that should have been contained in the previous ninety minutes, but that's the only criticism I have.