‘Jojo Rabbit’ gracefully navigates thorny, Hitler-based comedy

‘Jojo Rabbit’ gracefully navigates thorny, Hitler-based comedy

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We’re 88Nine’s Justin Barney and Milwaukee Film’s Kpolly. We’re buds, we like cinema — we’re Cinebuds.

This week, we’re reviewing the divisive comedy “Jojo Rabbit,” about a young boy in the Hitler Youth who becomes imaginary friends with Adolph Hitler. It’s a bright and funny movie, but it never minimizes the horrors of the Holocaust. It’s sort of a Nazi “Moonrise Kingdom.” Hear our thoughts on it below.

Taika Waititi and Roman Griffin Davis in “Jojo Rabbit.” | Photo by Kimberley French. © 2019 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation All Rights Reserved

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