In the world of movies, nothing is more immediately interesting than eye catching graphics, and in the realm of computer animation, no one is more distinct than Laika Studios. While I managed to catch their rendition of Coraline, I’m still kicking myself for never sitting down and watching ParaNorman. (Maybe I’ll put that on my resolution list for New Years.) After 2014’s Boxtrolls, I wasn’t sure when we would hear from them again, or what to even expect. However, in all my thoughts, I don’t think I would have guessed something like Kubo and the Two Strings.
The Boxtrolls premieres in September and I could not be more excited about it. Laika, the studio behind the film, has a history of consistently awesome movies (Coraline and Paranorman, to name a few), and their stop-motion animation skills are on a level no one else can hope to touch. Continue reading