Halloween has always been synonymous with death and ghosts in Western civilization. Yet in Mexico, November 1st is known as the Day of the Dead and is spent honoring lost loved ones. In 2014, director Jorge R. Gutierrez and producer Guillermo Del Toro released an animated film called The Book of Life that used the holiday as a backdrop for a fusion of classic storytelling and Mexican folklore about two gods who get involved in a human love triangle that goes awry. But did the film deserve the critical acclaim it received or should it fade away? MovieDude Eric, Kent and Chris head south of the border to find out.

 

Music: "Long Note Four" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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