The Bumblebee Preview Has a Lot of Heart But Keeps the Action of Michael Bay's Transformers

After the last few Transformers movies, it seems safe to say not many people are excited for another one. That’s why Bumblebee is trying to do something different. It’s got Travis Knight—the director of Kubo and the Two Strings—at the helm, and it takes place in the ‘80s, long before the original films started, and…

Movie Review: Kubo and the Two Strings Is a Beautiful But Slightly Underwhelming Adventure

There are few things as beautiful on the big screen as the work of Laika. The stop-motion animated studio has already made three gorgeous fantasy films in their unique style and the latest, Kubo and the Two Strings, is the grandest and prettiest one yet. Unfortunately, the whole isn’t quite as strong as its individual…

The Kubo and the Two Strings Trailer Features Stop-Motion Like We've Never Seen Before

When you say “stop-motion animation” a very specific aesthetic comes to mind. It’s not a bad thing, it’s just how the art form looks. Well, LAIKA has taken a step beyond that with its latest film, Kubo and the Two Strings. The fantasy, samurai-adventure film which hits theaters August 19 doesn’t really look like…