From what we’ve been told for a while now, war appears to be about money more than anything else in most instances. That certainly brings into question
Whimsy can be a tough thing to intentionally pull off. Films who try to add a dose of whimsy to their stories often tumble into being too cutesy or precocious. Kubo and the Two Strings has the exact perfect dose of whimsy, and it does so because it instead focuses on storytelling and character relationships.
Respect for other people and their beliefs is something that we shouldn’t have to talk about as adults.
Since humans from every walk of life tend to only view things from their perspective, I guess it’s normal for movies to want to tell us as viewers how to feel, think and behave.