When it comes to taking inherently horrifying premises and turning them into cuddly tearjerkers, Pixar is second to none.
Toy Story? Creepy af. Means your toys are watching and judging you all the timeRatatouille? Who wants a rat in the kitchen, let alone making all the food? Cars? SERIOUSLY WHERE DID ALL THE PEOPLE GO??
Now comes Bao, a short film that’s d’awww so cute if you just watch the trailer, and really freaking disturbing if you think about it for more than a few seconds.
Directed by Domee Shi, the film revolves around an empty-nester who’s delighted to get another shot at motherhood when one of her dumplings comes to life. Read more…