Visuallly Beautiful Kubo and the Two Strings Tells a Great Story

It's here! This week Kubo and the Two Strings will finally be in theatres. It has been exciting seeing all the build-up to opening day for Kubo. I keep seeing more and more glimpses of it on TV and Little R has already spotted the movie poster in the theater more than once. Lucky me got to see the … [Read more...]

Why Did Matthew McConaughey, Charlize Theron and Art Parkinson Want to Be a Part of Kubo and the Two Strings?

This week Kubo and the Two Strings hits theaters everywhere on August 19th! We have been waiting for this day a long time and it's almost here! While at the Kubo Press Junket in Los Angeles last month, I had the opportunity to interview the stars of the film: Charlize Theron, Art Parkinson and … [Read more...]

Kubo and the Two Strings: Origami, Amezaiku and More Japanese Art

We are only a few weeks away from Kubo and the Two Strings arriving in theaters on August 19th. One of the things that makes this beautiful film so unique, is that it draws so heavily on Japanese culture. From the design of the costumes and sets to the characters and even the story itself, Japanese … [Read more...]

Bringing Kubo and the Two Strings Characters to Life with Laika Puppet Fabrication Supervisor Georgina Hayns

One of the biggest highlights of my trip to Portland to visit LAIKA Studios was getting to speak to the people who are responsible for creating Kubo and the Two Strings (coming to theaters in August). Among the fascinating things I learned about making the movie is the fact that the characters we … [Read more...]

Kubo and the Two Strings Sneak Peek Behind the Scenes at Laika Studios

Do you know this feeling? You find a really awesome Christmas present for your spouse / daughter / mom / whoever at the beginning of November so you buy it, wrap it up, and hide it away. You then spend the next month thinking about how cool it is and really wanting to tell the gift recipient about … [Read more...]

LAIKA Studio Set Visit: Kubo and the Two Strings

Later today I'll be heading to Portland to visit LAIKA studios and go on the set of Kubo and the Two Strings, coming to theaters in August. While I have visited studios that create both live action and animated movies, this will be my first visit to a studio that creates stop motion films and I'm … [Read more...]

Kubo and the Two Strings in Theaters this August

    There is something uniquely awesome coming to theaters this August - Kubo and the Two Strings. The story looks exciting, the animation is very cool and unique and I love the voice cast! Check out the trailer:     Kubo and the Two Strings is an epic … [Read more...]