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Kubo and the Two Strings

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5 years, 7 months ago at Apr 27 22:23
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Yes I know I am behind with this one so no need to tell me so. Even my wife watched this before me and was shocked lol. Anyways I saw it on Netflix so I took my chance. I don't like the look of most stop-motion animation, but this one in particular actually looked pretty good. Plus the voice cast helps a lot! Wow this is the first and only film from director Travis Knight. I can only wonder what h... read more

A good movie

3 years, 10 months ago at Jan 18 8:59
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I already saw this movie but I was eager to rewatch it, this time with some subtitles, to see if I would get a better a grip on the story. Well, to be honest, I pretty much ended up with the same feelings though. The first time around, since I kept hearing some really good things about this movie, I had some really high expectations and it did turn out to be Laika’s most ambitious and most gorge... read more

Kubo and the Two Strings

5 years, 10 months ago at Jan 13 17:12
1 vote
Fairy tales, for all of their splendor and magic, are built upon mutating tragedy and strife into digestible bits. They wrap their morality plays in sweeping epics of romance, adventure, and rousing entertainment as a way to explain the dangers of everyday life. Kubo and the Two Strings openly plays with these conventions, beginning with Kubo imploring us to pay attention to the stories he tells a... read more
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Kubo lives a quiet, normal life in a small shoreside village until a spirit from the past turns his life upside down by re-igniting an age-old vendetta. This causes all sorts of havoc as gods and monsters chase Kubo who, in order to survive, must locate a magical suit of armor once worn by his late father, a legendary Samurai warrior.
Release date: 19 August 2016
Tags: Animation (9), 2016 (7), Fantasy (4), Adventure (3), 2010s (3), Action (2), 奇幻 (1), Focus Features (1), 冒險 (1), 動畫 (1), Box Office Flop (1), HQ (1), Talking Animals (1), Stop Motion (1), American (1), Japanese (1), Witchcraft (1), Family (1), Samurai (1), Japan (1)
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"Look, I'm not really any kind of an "anti-establishment" guy or anything, but when an animated movie like Kubo and the Two Strings comes along and wins the hearts of almost all hearts of the film critics, yet get very little notice from audiences at the box office, ya can't help but think that the over-dominating presence of Disnified Pixar formulas in the genre is preventing from quality alternatives like this from even having a chance. For me, Kubo is not only a great film and one of th"


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