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Chicago Tribune
How the son of Nike's founder carved his own path in animation with movies like 'Kubo'Hillsboro, Ore., a suburb of Portland, Knight learned to love fantasy stories l
How the son of Nike's founder carved his own path in animation with movies like 'Kubo'
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 hours ago
Hillsboro, Ore., a suburb of Portland, Knight learned to love fantasy stories like those of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis and L. Frank Baum, thanks to his mother, an avid reader. At age 8, he visited Japan while accompanying his father on a business... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Travis Knight: How the scion of the Nike empire found his calling making animated movies like 'Kubo and the Two Strings'Hillsboro, Ore., a suburb of Portland, Knight learned to love fantasy stories l
Travis Knight: How the scion of the Nike empire found his calling making animated movies like 'Kubo and the Two Strings'
Los Angeles Times / Posted 2 days ago
Hillsboro, Ore., a suburb of Portland, Knight learned to love fantasy stories like those of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis and L. Frank Baum, thanks to his mother, an avid reader. At age 8, he visited Japan while accompanying his father on a business... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Travis Knight Explains ‘Absurd’ Decision to Make Stop-Motion Epic ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’grew up loving and being obsessed with big fantasy epics. I loved “Star Wars,”
Travis Knight Explains ‘Absurd’ Decision to Make Stop-Motion Epic ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’
Houston Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
grew up loving and being obsessed with big fantasy epics. I loved “Star Wars,” I loved Tolkien, Greek and Norse mythology, L. Frank Baum and “Lone Wolf and Cub.” And this story allowed us to paint with those same colors, to aspire to that pantheon... Read more
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Post Magazine
Post BlogI was an enormous, obsessive fan of fantasy epics. I was a voracious reader, de
Post Blog
Post Magazine / Posted 3 days ago
I was an enormous, obsessive fan of fantasy epics. I was a voracious reader, devouring Tolkein, Greek and Norse mythology, L. Frank Baum and the seminal manga series Lone Wolf and Cub. It was probably no surprise that I was a film geek as well, and... Read more
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Boston Globe
‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ is top-notch animationtone of what has come before. Maybe there are just too many ingredients here. “
‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ is top-notch animation
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
tone of what has come before. Maybe there are just too many ingredients here. “Kubo and the Two Strings” carries echoes of L. Frank Baum as well -- and Roald Dahl, and “The Phantom Tollbooth,” and even some of bluegrass legends Flatt and Scruggs in... Read more
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The Irish Times
Richard Ford, Joyce Carol Oates, David Hare and more on the rise of Donald Trumpopen your eyes wide about Donald J Trump and what we all have to fear from him.
Richard Ford, Joyce Carol Oates, David Hare and more on the rise of Donald Trump
The Irish Times / Posted 9 days ago
open your eyes wide about Donald J Trump and what we all have to fear from him. Richard Ford’s latest book is Let Me Be Frank with You (Bloomsbury) When I think Trump, I instinctively summon Sinclair Lewis’s Elmer Gantry of 1926 – adapted in a... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Billion-dollar blockbuster ‘Wicked’ about to start fourth run in Columbushis 1995 novel, Maguire reimagines the history of Oz before the arrival of Doro
Billion-dollar blockbuster ‘Wicked’ about to start fourth run in Columbus
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 10 days ago
his 1995 novel, Maguire reimagines the history of Oz before the arrival of Dorothy — the central character of the L. Frank Baum novel “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” (1900) and the 1939 film with Judy Garland. “The interesting paradox: Even... Read more
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The Economic Times
What all happened on August 15 across the worldits Hollywood premiere at Grauman's Chinese Theater on August 15, 1939. An adap
What all happened on August 15 across the world
The Economic Times / Posted 10 days ago
its Hollywood premiere at Grauman's Chinese Theater on August 15, 1939. An adaptation of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L Frank Baum, it starred Judy Garland and Frank Morgan. It was nominated for six Oscars, with Harold Arlen and Yip Harburg... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Creating Theatrical Magic in AllenOz, a musical children’s production by Tim Kelly with music and lyrics by Bill
Creating Theatrical Magic in Allen
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 10 days ago
Oz, a musical children’s production by Tim Kelly with music and lyrics by Bill Francoeur and based on the classic book by L. Frank Baum, is a special experiment for Allen’s Community Theatre (ACT). The show features a large cast, multiples... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
For Dorothy, the yellow brick road quietly began in central IllinoisBLOOMINGTON — For Dorothy, the yellow brick road began in central Illinois. In
For Dorothy, the yellow brick road quietly began in central Illinois
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 11 days ago
BLOOMINGTON — For Dorothy, the yellow brick road began in central Illinois. In 1900, upon the first edition of L. Frank Baum’s “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz,” a farm girl landed in a magical land and took a remarkable journey to find her way home. But... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
The wonder of Oz at Thong Lor Art Spacethe Wizard of Oz. Photo courtesy of Thong Lor Art Space Everybody knows about
The wonder of Oz at Thong Lor Art Space
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 13 days ago
the Wizard of Oz. Photo courtesy of Thong Lor Art Space Everybody knows about Dorothy Gale and her adventures in Oz, but L. Frank Baum also has a bevy of other characters just as endearing and unique as the little girl who got tornadoed into the... Read more
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Gamasutra
FOUR PAIZO EMPLOYEES AMONG GEN CON’S INDUSTRY INSIDER FEATURED PRESENTERSand pulls heavy inspiration for her work from European, Central American, and A
FOUR PAIZO EMPLOYEES AMONG GEN CON’S INDUSTRY INSIDER FEATURED PRESENTERS
Gamasutra / Posted 29 days ago
and pulls heavy inspiration for her work from European, Central American, and African history as well as the works of L. Frank Baum and Lewis Carroll. Crystal’s Industry Insider panels include: Inclusive Gaming: How to Host & Create a Safe &... Read more

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