Pixar's nineteenth animated feature film Coco, which opens Wednesday in Bay Area theaters, may seem a little lightweight compared to heart-wrenchingly profound as things like Inside Out, Wall-E, Up, or the Toy Story films. But its simple themes of family, music, life, and death, especially in these troubling times, are more than enough to make it an endearing, enduring favorite. Add to that its magical array of visuals — an entire "Land of the Dead" is realized — and its kind, loving representation of Mexican culture, and Coco becomes a force for good in the world. Sure, its screenplay by Pixar up-and-comers Adrian Molina and Matthew Aldrich settles back on a few broad shortcuts to get things going and to wrap them up, but the emotional content here is genuine. Talented twelve year-old Miguel (voiced warmly by Anthony Gonzalez) idolizes the "greatest musician of all time," the late Ernesto de la Cruz...