Excerpt: The entire environment and tone has changed with the danger of the deep blue sea Marlin combatted altered into a controlled aquarium setting for Dory. This is a key difference because Dory is troubled enough as it is. She doesn’t need external adversaries when her own mind is the worst of all.
Excerpt: On the surface, “Finding Dory” is a fun-filled emotional rollercoaster ride, sure to make kids cheer and parents tear up. But beyond that, it’s a movie that will likely mean the world to those living with special needs, or those who love them.
Excerpt: Like all sequels, Finding Dory finds itself burdened by the success of its forebear, adding a weight of expectation to it that almost seems unfair. To Pixar’s credit, they’ve learned to carry their burdens well and Finding Dory still manages not to drown despite the overbearing weight of its thirteen year anticipation.