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Underrated and Animated: The Most Underrated Films of the 2010s Part II

Underrated and Animated: The Most Underrated Films of the 2010s Part II

I'm also not really a fan of most anime, but this is just a beautiful film. ParaNorman You could add literally every film Laika Studios made to this list and it would be worthy, but this is the one that is most underrated of all, somehow getting forgotten behind other giant films like Kubo and the Two[...]

Laika Studios Releases Second Trailer for Missing Link

Laika Studios Releases Second Trailer for 'Missing Link'

Laika Studios, the stop-motion specalists behind such visionary work as ParaNorman, Coraline, and Kubo and the Two Strings just released a second trailer for their upcoming next feature film, Missing Link.Susan (voiced by Zach Galifanikis) aka Big Foot/Sasquatch/The Missing Link is the very last of his uncategorical zoological kind, and is understandably lonely[...]

First Trailer and Poster for LAIKAs New Feature Missing Link

First Trailer and Poster for LAIKA's New Feature 'Missing Link'

We have a trailer and poster debut from the new movie from LAIKA and Annapurna Pictures It has the signature LAIKA style of stop-motion animation but it looks very different from anything they've done beforehttps://youtu.be/vM5VC7nCv_YThis is probably the most conventional looking movie the studio has ever done before[...]

New Video Looks At The Science And Art Of Laika Studios

New Video Looks At The Science And Art Of Laika Studios

Laika Studios is creating not only some of the best animated movies of all time but some of the best movies of all time Their unique blend of 3D technology, stop animation, and clear love for all of their projects has made them a studio to watch Their main problem is they can't seem to[...]

How An 18-Foot Tall Puppet Was Made For Kubo And The Two Strings

How An 18-Foot Tall Puppet Was Made For Kubo And The Two Strings

This is how you make an 18-foot puppet. An epic action-adventure from acclaimed animation studio LAIKA Clever, kindhearted Kubo (voiced by Art Parkinson of “Game of Thrones”) ekes out a humble living, telling stories to the people of his seaside town including Hosato (George Takei), Hashi (Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa), and Kameyo (Academy Award nominee Brenda Vaccaro)[...]

Set Off On An Adventure In The Latest Kubo And The Two Strings Trailer

Set Off On An Adventure In The Latest Kubo And The Two Strings Trailer

The new Kubo and the Two Strings trailer promises "adventure as wild as your imagination" and it seems to deliver based on some of the images accompanying that claim. In the film, Kubo, the son of a legendary samurai, must learn about his gifts in order to face down a ghost from his father's past. […]

Kubo Beings His Tale In New Kubo And The Two Strings Trailer

Kubo Beings His Tale In New Kubo And The Two Strings Trailer

In the new trailer for Focus Features and Laika's Kubo and the Two Strings, Kubo reveals himself as a storyteller and magician But when old foes of his father disrupt his life, he must go on a quest to find his father's armor Fortunately, he's joined by two companions as he journeys to claim his[...]

Kubo And The Two Strings Trailer Utilizes A Beatles Song To Get Its Point Across

Kubo And The Two Strings Trailer Utilizes A Beatles Song To Get Its Point Across

The new trailer for Laika and Focus Features' upcoming Kubo and the Two Strings uses The Beatles's "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" to set the mood for Kubo's adventure When the storyteller and son of a famous samurai accidentally summons a spirit to enforce an age-old vendetta, he must set out to save his family and[...]

Trailer for Laikas Upcoming Kubo And The Two Strings Released

Trailer for Laika's Upcoming Kubo And The Two Strings Released

In the trailer for upcoming Kubo and the Two Strings, animation studio Laika presents it's latest animated adventure as Kubo, the son of a legendary samurai, faces down a ghost from his father's past.[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3vZcqFR3-Mw[/youtube]Featuring the voices of Charlize Theron, Rooney Mara and Matthew McConaughey the film will be released on August 19th, 2016.[...]

Another Great Trailer For The Boxtrolls From The Stop Motion Wizards At Laika‏

Another Great Trailer For The Boxtrolls From The Stop Motion Wizards At Laika‏

And they can do a mean, if rather angular, version of "Muppet Man" too.[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YVUQzI1MDj8[/youtube]Next time, try "Muppet Ladder."Laika is stuffed to the gills with talented animators and craftspeople Just this trailer alone required months of fastidious planning and construction, and then brain-fritzingly intense execution[...]


Unconventional New Trailer For Boxtrolls Reveals The Magic Of Stop Motion‏

Unconventional New Trailer For Boxtrolls Reveals The Magic Of Stop Motion‏

Here's a new teaser trailer for Laika's stop motion picture, The Boxtrolls Watch it first, and then we'll talk about it.[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qj22QU4hQSM[/youtube]And that's how it's done, from designs through to moving animation though, as an iPad ad might say, the sequence was shortened But certainly not lightened of wonder.I've spoken to several stop motion animators and,[...]

Trailer For Laikas Stop Motion Boxtrolls Isnt Afraid Of Bigotry

Trailer For Laika's Stop Motion Boxtrolls Isn't Afraid Of Bigotry

You may recall a small amount of fuss around Laika's last film, Paranorman, and its positive portrayal of an openly gay character Thankfully, not much fuss at all, but just a little, in certain quarters.Well, there's another, similarly open minded, open hearted representation of gay lifestyles in their first teaser trailer for The Boxtrolls[...]

Laika Have Passed On Henry Selicks Film The Shadow King

Laika Have Passed On Henry Selick's Film The Shadow King

Then, word got around that Selick was speaking to Travis Knight at Laika to see if that studio could figure out a way to take the film on, get it finished and released.But now, according to a memo Selick has sent to his animation staff at Cinderbiter Studios, Laika have passed on the project too.The[...]

Who On Earth Could Resist ParaNorman After This Video

Who On Earth Could Resist ParaNorman After This Video?

Laika's ParaNorman is finally released in the UK this weekend and, to be honest, I can't wait I've been looking forward to this film massively, for months, and yet I've never been able to get along to one of the advanced screenings.And all the while, I've been hearing more and more praise piled on the[...]



Fantastic Mr. Fox And Coraline Talents Uniting For Goblins Movie

Fantastic Mr. Fox And Coraline Talents Uniting For Goblins Movie

Here's a couple. MoRe thAn wun HUNDRID sheets of Top-kwolitee Bumwipe! Perfickt for aLL your pooing nEEds. Soft, Strong, and very, very long. So, there's probably a lot of toilet humour in it.Something to look forward to in the imminent feature film version.Goblins is now set to become a stop-motion movie from Laika, the studio responsible for Coraline,[...]

Paranormans In The News &#8211 Read A New Edition Of The Blithe Hollow Bugle

Paranorman's In The News – Read A New Edition Of The Blithe Hollow Bugle

Paranorman is the next picture due from the amassed stop-motion wunderkinds at Laika It's the kind of film that can only be made with truly staggering attention to detail.I'm glad to see some of that is carrying over into the marketing campaign too.Today, we're getting to premiere the new edition of The Blithe Hollow Bugle,[...]

Stop Motion Zombie Busting &#8211 Second Trailer For Paranorman Has Got The Look

Stop Motion Zombie Busting – Second Trailer For Paranorman Has Got The Look

The model designs don't live up to those in their debut picture, Coraline, but this second film from stop-motion house Laika has clearly maintained the same richness of texture I'm sure that Paranorman is going to be an easy, lush watch at the very least, for all of the exquisite craft and model-making.classid='clsid:D27CDB6E-AE6D-11cf-96B8-444553540000' id='orcrt4mv'[...]