Adrian Molina

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This metaphysical odyssey could easily have resulted in accusations of cultural appropriation. Instead, it’s the biggest box office hit in Mexican history

Coco, the 19th feature film from Pixar, is set during the Day of the Dead, when, according to Mexican tradition, the dearly departed can temporarily r(...)

Pixar veteran Adrian Molina, who is of Mexican descent, co-wrote Coco’s songs with 'Frozen' duo Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez. Photograph: Disney/Pixar

Pre-teen Miguel (Anthony Gonzalez) just wants to play guitar like his idol, the late Mexican superstar Ernesto de la Cruz (Benjamin Bratt). But his st(...)