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Times of Malta
Superb animation, emotive charactersMcConaughey Duration: 101 mins KRS Releasing Ltd. Kubo and the Two Strings i
Superb animation, emotive characters
Times of Malta / Posted an hour ago
McConaughey Duration: 101 mins KRS Releasing Ltd. Kubo and the Two Strings is the fourth movie from animation studio Laika, which has so far given us the Oscar-nominated Coraline, ParaNorman, and The Boxtrolls. These are films that have made... Read more
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Animation World Network
‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ Set for November 22 Blu-ray Releaseon November 22, 2016. A young boy with a magical gift sets out on a thrilling q
‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ Set for November 22 Blu-ray Release
Animation World Network / Posted 2 days ago
on November 22, 2016. A young boy with a magical gift sets out on a thrilling quest to discover his family’s legacy in LAIKA’s newest film, Kubo and the Two Strings. From animation studio LAIKA comes an all-new epic adventure starring the... Read more
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International Business Times
Robinson - The Journey preview: A boy, a sarcastic robot and a wide-eyed T-Rex go an adventurealone either. Robin is guided along by a sarcastic, British robot pal called H
Robinson - The Journey preview: A boy, a sarcastic robot and a wide-eyed T-Rex go an adventure
International Business Times / Posted 8 days ago
alone either. Robin is guided along by a sarcastic, British robot pal called Higs, and surprisingly, a baby T-Rex called Laika. That little lass wasn't the only surprising thing about the demo we were shown. A previous demo sold Robinson: The... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Charting the EZ 100: taking elevator music to new heightsThe Brazilian pianist released the nine-minute funk version of the 2001 theme i
Charting the EZ 100: taking elevator music to new heights
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 8 days ago
The Brazilian pianist released the nine-minute funk version of the 2001 theme in 1973. 93. Oahu Luau--Laika & Cosmonauts. Finnish rock band formed in 1987. 94. Take the A Train--Duke Ellington. Billy Strayhorn wrote the song... Read more
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Animation World Network
Festival Stop Motion Montreal Unveils Official 2016 Programthrough many productions which they directed. Mark Shapiro will present behind
Festival Stop Motion Montreal Unveils Official 2016 Program
Animation World Network / Posted 9 days ago
through many productions which they directed. Mark Shapiro will present behind the scenes of KUBO and the Two Strings; LAIKA Studio’s latest creation (Coraline, ParaNorman). Taking place Saturday, September 17th, with exclusive behind the... Read more
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CNET
Behind the stunning stop-motion magic of 'Kubo and the Two Strings'technique of stop-motion puppetry, it also relies on cutting-edge technology.
Behind the stunning stop-motion magic of 'Kubo and the Two Strings'
CNET / Posted 10 days ago
technique of stop-motion puppetry, it also relies on cutting-edge technology. "Kubo" is the latest stop-motion movie from Laika, maker of "Coraline", "ParaNorman" and "The Boxtrolls". Those three films were nominated for Oscars in the... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
'Sully' nails the landing with $35.5-million opening weekendin its opening weekend to round out the top 5 at the box office. “Kubo and the
'Sully' nails the landing with $35.5-million opening weekend
Los Angeles Times / Posted 13 days ago
in its opening weekend to round out the top 5 at the box office. “Kubo and the Two Strings,” from Focus Features and Laika Animation Studios, earned an estimated $3.2 million and sixth place. Disney’s family-friendly fare “Pete’s Dragon”... Read more
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Spot.ph
Top 10 Zombie Films for You to Feast Onby: Chris Butler and Sam Fell Who says zombie films can't be for kids, too? In
Top 10 Zombie Films for You to Feast On
Spot.ph / Posted 14 days ago
by: Chris Butler and Sam Fell Who says zombie films can't be for kids, too? In this movie by stop-motion animation studio LAIKA, a young boy named Norman—who has the power to speak with the dead—must save his town from an oncoming zombie... Read more
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Fort Worth Weekly
Film ShortsVan Damme. Kubo and the Two Strings (PG) Not a masterpiece, but still remarkab
Film Shorts
Fort Worth Weekly / Posted 15 days ago
Van Damme. Kubo and the Two Strings (PG) Not a masterpiece, but still remarkable. The latest stop-motion animated film by Laika Entertainment is about a homeless boy in ancient Japan (voiced by Art Parkinson) who embarks on a quest to find his... Read more
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T3
Kubo and the Two Strings: how Laika made the most technically impressive stop-motion animation everStrings' kick-ass launch trailers: T3 Interview: Travis Knight, Director of Ku
Kubo and the Two Strings: how Laika made the most technically impressive stop-motion animation ever
T3 / Posted 16 days ago
Strings' kick-ass launch trailers: T3 Interview: Travis Knight, Director of Kubo and the Two Strings T3: Kubo, as with Laika's previous films, utilizes stop-motion animation - why does the studio use this and what advantages do you feel it... Read more
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The Irish Times
Kubo and the Two Strings review: another gorgeous, thoughtful gem from LaikaDonegal teenager Art Parkinson leads a starry voice cast – including Charlize T
Kubo and the Two Strings review: another gorgeous, thoughtful gem from Laika
The Irish Times / Posted 16 days ago
Donegal teenager Art Parkinson leads a starry voice cast – including Charlize Theron and Matthew McConaughey – in the animation studio’s latest epic adventure Kubo (voiced... Read more
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Animation World Network
VIEW Conference Unveils Spectacular Slate for 17th Annual Eventof Photography, The Good Dinosaur, Pixar Animation Studios Marc Haimes – Scree
VIEW Conference Unveils Spectacular Slate for 17th Annual Event
Animation World Network / Posted 17 days ago
of Photography, The Good Dinosaur, Pixar Animation Studios Marc Haimes – Screenplay Writer, Kubo and The Two Strings, LAIKA John Halstead – Supervising Technical Director, Finding Dory, Pixar Animation Studios Audrey Ferrara – MPC on ‘Jungle... Read more
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Times News
Movie review: ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ extraordinarycrew either side of the Yellow Brick Road in “Somewhere Over the Rainbow.” The
Movie review: ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ extraordinary
Times News / Posted 17 days ago
crew either side of the Yellow Brick Road in “Somewhere Over the Rainbow.” The visuals in “Kubo,” produced by Oregon-based Laika Studios (“The Box Trolls,” 2014; “ParaNorman,” 2012, “Coraline,” 2009) are an extraordinary combination of stop-motion... Read more
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Daily Mirror
'She pooped in my manager's hand' - Ronan Keating and other celebs on their dogsshe wants to play with. I tell her she needs to act a little cooler to make mor
'She pooped in my manager's hand' - Ronan Keating and other celebs on their dogs
Daily Mirror / Posted 19 days ago
she wants to play with. I tell her she needs to act a little cooler to make more friends.Labrinth Dogs TrustLabrinth and Laika the Chihuahua lie down and rest together What’s the naughtiest thing your dog has ever done? It wasn’t just Laika,... Read more
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Slate
Spare a Moment of Pity for the Owners of the Bus Stop Housesetting a new record. Mom and Dad recommend: Dan recommends Kubo and the Two
Spare a Moment of Pity for the Owners of the Bus Stop House
Slate / Posted 22 days ago
setting a new record. Mom and Dad recommend: Dan recommends Kubo and the Two Strings, a lovely children’s movie from Laika. Allison recommends starting a book club for your kid. This week’s advertisers are Texture and Little... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Don't Breathe blows others awaythe picture has brought in an estimated $353.1 million. Landing in third was K
Don't Breathe blows others away
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 23 days ago
the picture has brought in an estimated $353.1 million. Landing in third was Kubo and the Two Strings, from Laika and Focus Features, with $7.8 million. In its second week, the animated film has grossed $24.9 million domestically to... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
Blockbuster sequel to 2015 was a fail for movie industryfor nonfranchise animation, on the evidence of "Kubo and the Two Strings," a wo
Blockbuster sequel to 2015 was a fail for movie industry
Canon City Daily Record / Posted 23 days ago
for nonfranchise animation, on the evidence of "Kubo and the Two Strings," a wondrously inventive stop-motion fantasy from Laika Entertainment, and "Sausage Party," which is easily the finest supermarket sex comedy turned stealth religious allegory... Read more
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Animation World Network
Full Program for 2016 VIEW Conference Now Onlinefrom MPC in London is presenting The Jungle Book. VFX supervisor Steve Emerson
Full Program for 2016 VIEW Conference Now Online
Animation World Network / Posted 23 days ago
from MPC in London is presenting The Jungle Book. VFX supervisor Steve Emerson and screenwriter Marc Haimes are coming from Laika studios to present Kubo and the Two Strings. Sharon Calahan from Pixar, a director of photography and recent inductee... Read more
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techcentral.ie
Plex Media Server 1.00onwards. Setup is relatively simple, but easier on the Mac than Windows – visi
Plex Media Server 1.00
techcentral.ie / Posted 23 days ago
onwards. Setup is relatively simple, but easier on the Mac than Windows – visit the wiki for full instructions (click the ‘Laika’ link). Your library can be organised according to four types of content: TV shows, movies, pictures and music. Select... Read more
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Daily Examiner
What's on the big screen this week(PG) Monkey (voiced by Charlize Theron) and Kubo (voiced by Art Parkinson) in
What's on the big screen this week
Daily Examiner / Posted 24 days ago
(PG) Monkey (voiced by Charlize Theron) and Kubo (voiced by Art Parkinson) in a scene from Kubo and The Two Strings. LAIKA / Focus Features Kubo lives a quiet, normal life in a small shoreside village until a spirit from the past turns his... Read more
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Fort Worth Weekly
Film ShortsLee Jones. Kubo and the Two Strings (PG) Not a masterpiece, but still remarkab
Film Shorts
Fort Worth Weekly / Posted 24 days ago
Lee Jones. Kubo and the Two Strings (PG) Not a masterpiece, but still remarkable. The latest stop-motion animated film by Laika Entertainment is about a homeless boy in ancient Japan (voiced by Art Parkinson) who embarks on a quest to find his... Read more
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Northern Star
What's on the big screen this week(PG) Monkey (voiced by Charlize Theron) and Kubo (voiced by Art Parkinson) in
What's on the big screen this week
Northern Star / Posted 24 days ago
(PG) Monkey (voiced by Charlize Theron) and Kubo (voiced by Art Parkinson) in a scene from Kubo and The Two Strings. LAIKA / Focus Features Kubo lives a quiet, normal life in a small shoreside village until a spirit from the past turns his... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
What's on the big screen this week(PG) Monkey (voiced by Charlize Theron) and Kubo (voiced by Art Parkinson) in
What's on the big screen this week
The Daily Mercury / Posted 24 days ago
(PG) Monkey (voiced by Charlize Theron) and Kubo (voiced by Art Parkinson) in a scene from Kubo and The Two Strings. LAIKA / Focus Features Kubo lives a quiet, normal life in a small shoreside village until a spirit from the past turns his... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
What's on the big screen this week(PG) Monkey (voiced by Charlize Theron) and Kubo (voiced by Art Parkinson) in
What's on the big screen this week
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 24 days ago
(PG) Monkey (voiced by Charlize Theron) and Kubo (voiced by Art Parkinson) in a scene from Kubo and The Two Strings. LAIKA / Focus Features Kubo lives a quiet, normal life in a small shoreside village until a spirit from the past turns his... Read more
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Queensland Times
What's on the big screen this week(PG) Monkey (voiced by Charlize Theron) and Kubo (voiced by Art Parkinson) in
What's on the big screen this week
Queensland Times / Posted 24 days ago
(PG) Monkey (voiced by Charlize Theron) and Kubo (voiced by Art Parkinson) in a scene from Kubo and The Two Strings. LAIKA / Focus Features Kubo lives a quiet, normal life in a small shoreside village until a spirit from the past turns his... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
What's on the big screen this week(PG) Monkey (voiced by Charlize Theron) and Kubo (voiced by Art Parkinson) in
What's on the big screen this week
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 24 days ago
(PG) Monkey (voiced by Charlize Theron) and Kubo (voiced by Art Parkinson) in a scene from Kubo and The Two Strings. LAIKA / Focus Features Kubo lives a quiet, normal life in a small shoreside village until a spirit from the past turns his... Read more
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News Mail
What's on the big screen this week(PG) Monkey (voiced by Charlize Theron) and Kubo (voiced by Art Parkinson) in
What's on the big screen this week
News Mail / Posted 24 days ago
(PG) Monkey (voiced by Charlize Theron) and Kubo (voiced by Art Parkinson) in a scene from Kubo and The Two Strings. LAIKA / Focus Features Kubo lives a quiet, normal life in a small shoreside village until a spirit from the past turns his... Read more
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WestportNow
Granger at the Movies: ‘Kubo and the Two Strings,’ ‘Southside With You,’ ‘Equity’King (Ralph Fiennes). Created over a period of five years by the Portland, Ore
Granger at the Movies: ‘Kubo and the Two Strings,’ ‘Southside With You,’ ‘Equity’
WestportNow / Posted 25 days ago
King (Ralph Fiennes). Created over a period of five years by the Portland, Oregon-based, stop-motion animation company, Laika Films (“Coraline,” “ParaNorman,” “The Boxtrolls”), it’s written by Marc Haimes & Chris Butler and directed by Laika’s... Read more
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Irish Examiner
VIDEO See how Kubo and the Two Strings was made- stop motion magiccinemas next week but you can get a sneak peek at how these films are put toget
VIDEO See how Kubo and the Two Strings was made- stop motion magic
Irish Examiner / Posted 25 days ago
cinemas next week but you can get a sneak peek at how these films are put together in this new video. Kubo is made by Laika, one of the few studios in the world still practising the ancient art of stop motion. These pictures are put together a... Read more
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/Film
Kubo and the Two Strings Time Lapse Video Shows the Long Animation ProcessIf you haven’t seen Kubo and the Two Strings yet, you’re missing our on another
Kubo and the Two Strings Time Lapse Video Shows the Long Animation Process
/Film / Posted 25 days ago
If you haven’t seen Kubo and the Two Strings yet, you’re missing our on another gorgeous, moving animated adventure from LAIKA, the studio who brought you Coraline, ParaNorman and The Boxtrolls. The stop-motion geniuses have delivered some of their... Read more
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The Mercury News
Nike heir Travis Knight followed dad's advice to forge his own path -- as animator, filmmakerworst day of my entire life," says Knight, president and chief executive of the
Nike heir Travis Knight followed dad's advice to forge his own path -- as animator, filmmaker
The Mercury News / Posted 25 days ago
worst day of my entire life," says Knight, president and chief executive of the Oregon-based stop-motion animation studio Laika. "My brother and I had unresolved things. I just wish I could have had one final conversation with him," he says during... Read more
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Hartford Courant
'Don't Breathe' breathes life into slow end to summer box officethe picture has brought in an estimated $353.1 million. Landing in third was “
'Don't Breathe' breathes life into slow end to summer box office
Hartford Courant / Posted 27 days ago
the picture has brought in an estimated $353.1 million. Landing in third was “Kubo and the Two Strings,” from LAIKA and Focus Features, with $7.9 million. In its second week, the animated film has grossed $24.9 million domestically to... Read more
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Breitbart
Obama First Date Movie 'Southside With You' Gets Stood Up at Box Officebox office tally to $636 million. It is beginning to look increasingly unlikely
Obama First Date Movie 'Southside With You' Gets Stood Up at Box Office
Breitbart / Posted 27 days ago
box office tally to $636 million. It is beginning to look increasingly unlikely that the film can hit the $1 billion mark. Laika/Focus Features’ Kubo and the Two Strings and Sony/Annapurna’s Sausage Party filled out the Top 5 with third and fourth... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
'Don't Breathe' breathes life into slow end to summer box officethe picture has brought in an estimated $353.1 million. Landing in third was “
'Don't Breathe' breathes life into slow end to summer box office
Chicago Tribune / Posted 27 days ago
the picture has brought in an estimated $353.1 million. Landing in third was “Kubo and the Two Strings,” from LAIKA and Focus Features, with $7.9 million. In its second week, the animated film has grossed $24.9 million domestically to... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
'Don't Breathe' breathes life in into slow end to summer box officethe picture has brought in an estimated $353.1 million. Landing in third was “
'Don't Breathe' breathes life in into slow end to summer box office
Los Angeles Times / Posted 27 days ago
the picture has brought in an estimated $353.1 million. Landing in third was “Kubo and the Two Strings,” from LAIKA and Focus Features, with $7.9 million. In its second week, the animated film has grossed $24.9 million domestically to... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Weekend Box Office: 'Don't Breathe' Terrorizes Rivals With Winning $26.1M Debutstrongest showings of the year for a film first starting out in select theaters
Weekend Box Office: 'Don't Breathe' Terrorizes Rivals With Winning $26.1M Debut
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 27 days ago
strongest showings of the year for a film first starting out in select theaters and then expanding. Back in the top 10, Laika and Focus Features' animated family film Kubo and the Two Strings fell just 37 percent in its second weekend to come in... Read more
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Brisbane Times
#CartoonsSoWhite? Disney's 'Moana' points the way forward for actor diversity in animated filmswho has Hawaiian and Filipino roots. Moana will arrive in the wake of complain
#CartoonsSoWhite? Disney's 'Moana' points the way forward for actor diversity in animated films
Brisbane Times / Posted 28 days ago
who has Hawaiian and Filipino roots. Moana will arrive in the wake of complaints that another new American animated film, Laika/Focus Features' Kubo and the Two Strings (which opened Friday), hired too many white voice actors for its lead roles.... Read more
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WA Today
#CartoonsSoWhite? Disney's 'Moana' points the way forward for actor diversity in animated filmswho has Hawaiian and Filipino roots. Moana will arrive in the wake of complain
#CartoonsSoWhite? Disney's 'Moana' points the way forward for actor diversity in animated films
WA Today / Posted 28 days ago
who has Hawaiian and Filipino roots. Moana will arrive in the wake of complaints that another new American animated film, Laika/Focus Features' Kubo and the Two Strings (which opened Friday), hired too many white voice actors for its lead roles.... Read more
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Canberra Times
#CartoonsSoWhite? Disney's 'Moana' points the way forward for actor diversity in animated filmswho has Hawaiian and Filipino roots. Moana will arrive in the wake of complain
#CartoonsSoWhite? Disney's 'Moana' points the way forward for actor diversity in animated films
Canberra Times / Posted 28 days ago
who has Hawaiian and Filipino roots. Moana will arrive in the wake of complaints that another new American animated film, Laika/Focus Features' Kubo and the Two Strings (which opened Friday), hired too many white voice actors for its lead roles.... Read more
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The Age
#CartoonsSoWhite? Disney's 'Moana' points the way forward for actor diversity in animated filmswho has Hawaiian and Filipino roots. Moana will arrive in the wake of complain
#CartoonsSoWhite? Disney's 'Moana' points the way forward for actor diversity in animated films
The Age / Posted 28 days ago
who has Hawaiian and Filipino roots. Moana will arrive in the wake of complaints that another new American animated film, Laika/Focus Features' Kubo and the Two Strings (which opened Friday), hired too many white voice actors for its lead roles.... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
#CartoonsSoWhite? Disney's 'Moana' points the way forward for actor diversity in animated filmswho has Hawaiian and Filipino roots. Moana will arrive in the wake of complain
#CartoonsSoWhite? Disney's 'Moana' points the way forward for actor diversity in animated films
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 28 days ago
who has Hawaiian and Filipino roots. Moana will arrive in the wake of complaints that another new American animated film, Laika/Focus Features' Kubo and the Two Strings (which opened Friday), hired too many white voice actors for its lead roles.... Read more
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Salem News
Review: ‘Kubo,’ a fantastical stop-motion masterpieceThis gem is Travis Knight's rookie outing as a director. Though, as the CEO of
Review: ‘Kubo,’ a fantastical stop-motion masterpiece
Salem News / Posted 28 days ago
This gem is Travis Knight's rookie outing as a director. Though, as the CEO of the Oregon-based animation company, Laika, he is no stranger to the business. And you may remember Travis Knight's previous efforts as an animator (for Laika), perhaps... Read more
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Bay Weekly
Kubo and the Two StringsKubo joins forces with Monkey (Charlize Theron) and Beetle (Matthew McConaughey
Kubo and the Two Strings
Bay Weekly / Posted 29 days ago
Kubo joins forces with Monkey (Charlize Theron) and Beetle (Matthew McConaughey) to find his father’s legendary armor. <<© LAIKA>> If you must blink, do it now. So begins the story of young Kubo (voiced by Art Parkinson: Game of Thrones), a... Read more
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Fort Worth Weekly
Film ShortsLee Jones. Kubo and the Two Strings (PG) Not a masterpiece, but still remarkab
Film Shorts
Fort Worth Weekly / Posted 29 days ago
Lee Jones. Kubo and the Two Strings (PG) Not a masterpiece, but still remarkable. The latest stop-motion animated film by Laika Entertainment is about a homeless boy in ancient Japan (voiced by Art Parkinson) who embarks on a quest to find his... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Michael Cavna: #CartoonsSoWhite? Disney's Moana points the way forward for actor diversity in animated filmswho has Hawaiian and Filipino roots. Moana will arrive in the wake of complain
Michael Cavna: #CartoonsSoWhite? Disney's Moana points the way forward for actor diversity in animated films
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 30 days ago
who has Hawaiian and Filipino roots. Moana will arrive in the wake of complaints that another new American animated film, Laika/Focus Features' Kubo and the Two Strings (which opened Friday), hired too many white voice actors for its lead roles.... Read more
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Metro Silicon Valley
KuboThe new Laika production ' and the Two Strings' isn't for kids, and that's just
Kubo
Metro Silicon Valley / Posted 30 days ago
The new Laika production ' and the Two Strings' isn't for kids, and that's just fine with us. Fans are startings to look forward to a new Laika film the same way we used to look forward to a new Pixar. and the Two Strings is the newest 3-D... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
The Bock’s Office: Sights and sounds sensational in ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’can make you pretty helpless when you fall flat on your back. The fourth featu
The Bock’s Office: Sights and sounds sensational in ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’
Craig Daily Press / Posted 30 days ago
can make you pretty helpless when you fall flat on your back. The fourth feature from blossoming animation studio Laika has some commonalities with “Coraline,” “ParaNorman” and “The Boxtrolls,” most glaringly a pre-teen protagonist, which... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Animated sequel 'Space Dogs: Adventure to the Moon' feels earthboundcompanies around the world. Can you imagine how awesome “Adventure to the Moon
Animated sequel 'Space Dogs: Adventure to the Moon' feels earthbound
Los Angeles Times / Posted 30 days ago
companies around the world. Can you imagine how awesome “Adventure to the Moon” might have been if it had been made by Laika? ------------- ‘Space Dogs: Adventure to the Moon’ Running time: 1 hour, 15 minutes. Playing: MGN Five Star in... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Screen Scene: Animated ‘Kubo’ tells many fanciful talesKubo (Art Parkinson) is joined by Monkey (Charlize Theron) and Beetle (Matthew
Screen Scene: Animated ‘Kubo’ tells many fanciful tales
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 30 days ago
Kubo (Art Parkinson) is joined by Monkey (Charlize Theron) and Beetle (Matthew McConaughey) in “Kubo and the Two Strings.” (Laika Studios/Focus Features via AP) By M. Scott Morris The animators behind “Kubo and the Two Strings” know how to bring... Read more
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