You know, in the five years I have been reviewing anything especially animation, I have never touch upon anything from Laika in general in the form of a review and what makes Laika special as an animation studio today is they are the only few people in animation that dabble in stop-motion and is also successor to another stop-motion studio, Will Vinton Studios (The guys that did the California Raisins specials and that classic (?) Eddie Murphy sitcoms 805 more words
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I might be biased here. You can agree with me or agree to disagree with me. But this is a blog post and not a report, so I can state my opinion a bit more freely here than I can in my news articles. 885 more words
Kubo and the Two Strings and all the images you see in this review are owned by Focus Features
Directed by Travis Knight
While Disney and Dreamworks are constantly fighting over dominance for CG animated features, studios like Aardman and Laika are still making an argument for more traditional forms of animation with films like Paranorman and The Pirates. 2,126 more words
A watchdog group that advocates “balanced, sensitive and positive depiction and coverage of Asian Americans” is calling out producer Laika, and by extension distributor Focus Features, for using mostly white actors to voice Japanese characters in… 385 more words
The Oscars… The Best Animated Feature category… Who is in the running?
I think this year, we don’t have too many definite answers.
This is a bit premature, because four more major animated features are left, one of which comes from the on-a-roll Walt Disney Animation Studios. 1,032 more words