Kubo and the Two Sides

By R3 I recently watched and thoroughly enjoyed the film Kubo and the Two Strings and all it’s visual glory. Like any LAIKA film, it’s a mind explosion of both story and motion-capture art, but keeping with the LAIKA tradition of making you reflect as you walk away from the movie. Kubo and the Two…

My Guitar Gently, yet Powerfully, Weeps

  By G.P Avants   I saw the trailer for Kubo of the Two Strings and knew right away that it would be unique. As we have discussed before, pairing the right visuals with the perfect song creates something beyond mere words.¬†Music is a unique tool that really does change your perception towards what you…

Hey, Paper Boy! 

By G.P. Avants   There are two reasons why I thought Kubo of the Two Strings was a movie worth watching. One reason was the visual animation used to tell a very unique style. Since it was from the creators of Coraline, they already peaked my interest. So this is for storytellers and wordsmiths who…