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Puss in Boots: The Last Wish movie review

By Ash Grimes
February 15, 2023

The new Puss in Boots movie ,”Puss in Boots: The Last Wish”, is a perfect movie everyone of any age.

All around this movie was great, it had scored a 95% on Rotten Tomatoes and it is grossing over $371 million  worldwide. Puss in Boots had a budget of $90 million, making this film the top movie of 2022 and of 2023 so far.

The story follows Puss in Boots who was voiced by Antonio Banderas, where he finds himself down to the last of his nine lives. Failing to keep his composure in the face of death like he used to, he goes out in search of The Wishing Star to restore his nine lives.

He is joined by familiar side character Kitty Softclaws, voiced by Salma Hayek, and other fairy tale characters like Goldilocks, voiced by Florence Pugh, and The Three Bears, voiced by Olivia Colman, Ray Winstone, and Samson Kayo, as a crime family. Along with Jack Horner voiced by John Mulaney, and The Big Bad Wolf voiced by Wagner Moura who is the villain of this comical story.

Other than the moving story about living your life to the fullest and cherishing your friends, A lot of other features stood out that made the movie so memorable for the audience.

First ,probably the most obvious at first, is the incredible animation style. The artistic way that the animation was put together gave it the style of a vivid moving painting, and the fast paced fight scenes became choppy, giving them a hand drawn feel like a 90s cartoon.

Other memorable parts of this film were the music. The soundtrack is great and is very good at conveying the emotions of the scenes. With songs such as “fearless Hero” instantly becoming a fan favorite as well. All of these paired with the cultural representation in this movie, with Latin heroes and stories, will certainly make this a favorite for many, instantly becoming a classic.