Kubo and the Two Strings Acade...

Jondee here at the Academy, The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has announced the nominations for the 89th Academy Awards. Kubo and the Two Strings, released last August 19th, was directed by Travis Knight. He is a nominee as director and producer of Kubo and the Two Strings as Best Animated Feature Film. […]

Kubo and the Two Strings Artis...

Jondee here at Gallery Nucleus, On the weekend, November 5th, was the Kubo and the Two Strings artist panel. It also included a signing all of which was at Gallery Nucleus in Alhambra. Tickets were on sale and the room was packed. Attending the panel was Trevor Dalmer, concept artist, the film’s costume designer, Deborah […]

From Coraline to Kubo Exhibit ...

Jondee here at the Dark Sea, The Globe Theatre located on the London section of Universal Studios Hollywood showcased From Coraline to Kubo: A Magical Laika Experience. This exhibit closed on August 28th. Guests waited patiently outside as small groups were led inside for the tour. The first room had displays of artwork from the […]

Kubo and the Two Strings Revie...

Jondee here in the Vastlands, Kubo and the Two Strings is a Laika production that combines stop motion animation with computer generated imagery to create something beautiful. It is an animated film that stands apart from the other Laika films which are great, in that the darkness of the story does not overwhelm the fun, […]

Kubo New Featurette!

Jondee here at “fantastical” Japan, Kubo and the Two Strings is the next Laika film. Every frame looks beautiful, but now we get a glimpse at the monsters in the Creatures of Darkness featurette. They are kaiju in the Harryhausen tradition including the massive skeleton in the Hall of Bones, the Undersea Creature, the Garden […]