Kubo and the Two Strings are making waves in the animation world. Using the latest 3d printing techniques and with a combination of stop motion, the Japanese fantasy characters have come alive as a stop motion animation film, known as Kubo and the Two Strings. Laika is the animation studio which is behind the making of this stop motion film. Kubo and the Two Strings was released on Sep 9th 2016. This movie has a rating of 8.3/10 in iMDb and 96% in rotten tomatoes. Kubo and the Two strings is the future of all stop motion animation movies and it was directed by Travis Knight. This movie is a directorial debut for the director.
Kubo a young japanese boy is on an adventure to find a magical suit which was originally his late father's. Using the powers of the suit, he should be ready to face off giant serpent like creature called the Moon Beast. This serpent has the ability to glow in the dark and this creature was created using the latest 3D printing techniques. With a mixture of stop motion, 3d and digital animation, Kubo and the Two strings is a thrill to watch.
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According to rotten tomatoes,"Kubo and the Two Strings is an epic action-adventure set in a fantastical Japan 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), Akihiro (Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa), and Kameyo (Academy Award nominee Brenda Vaccaro). But his relatively quiet existence is shattered when he accidentally summons a spirit from his past which storms down from the heavens to enforce an age-old vendetta. Now on the run, Kubo joins forces with Monkey (Academy Award winner Charlize Theron) and Beetle (Academy Award winner Matthew McConaughey), and sets out on a thrilling quest to save his family and solve the mystery of his fallen father, the greatest samurai warrior the world has ever known. With the help of his shamisen - a magical musical instrument - Kubo must battle gods and monsters, including the vengeful Moon King (Academy Award nominee Ralph Fiennes) and the evil twin Sisters (Academy Award nominee Rooney Mara), to unlock the secret of his legacy, reunite his family, and fulfill his heroic destiny".
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