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Film REVIEW: Nimona (2023) - ★★★★★

Updated: Jul 19, 2023

Director: Nick Bruno, Troy Quane

Writer: Robert L. Baird, Lloyd Taylor

based on Nimona by ND Stevenson

Stars: Chloe Grace Moretz, Riz Ahmed

Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure

Themes: Gay Protagonist, Shapeshifting, Based on Graphic Novel

When a knight in a futuristic medieval world is framed for a crime he didn't commit, the only one who can help him prove his innocence is Nimona -- a mischievous teen who happens to be a shapeshifting creature he's sworn to destroy.

The film received critical acclaim from critics for its animation, themes, humor, characters, musical score, tone, and vocal performances (particularly that of Moretz and Ahmed).


Stewart - ★★★★★

"A brilliant fantasy adventure with themes of LGBTQ+ representation at its core. The animation is stunning, the jokes hilarious, vocal performances from Moretz and Ahmed spot on! Wonderful characters, love it, watch it!"

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Like this? Try these!....

  1. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) - #30 - ★★★★★

  2. Big Hero 6 (2014) - #85 - ★★★★★

  3. The Incredibles (2004) - #119 - ★★★★

  4. How to Train Your Dragon (2010) - #141 - ★★★★

  5. Kung Fu Panda (2008) - #187 - ★★★★

  6. Incredibles 2 (2018) - #193 - ★★★★

  7. Raya and the Last Dragon (2021) - n/a

  8. Titan A.E. (2000) - n/a

  9. Spies in Disguise (2019) - n/a

For more excellent animated book/graphic novel adaptations there's Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, Big Hero 6, How to Train Your Dragon and The Adventures of Tintin. The Incredibles family deal with special powers and Raya and the Last Dragon is another recent fantasy film. Meanwhile check out the filmmakers previous animated films, Titan A.E. and Spies in Disguise.

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