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Rest in peace, little friend...

“The thing about owning a pet is they don’t live as long as we do.”

Last week I wrote about the problems Laika was having and what the doctor had said. 576 more words


Employee Diversity Is Key to Success for 'Kubo' and All Laika Projects

From the beginning, stop-motion animation house Laika set itself apart from the rest. The company is based in Oregon. It focuses on a technique that gives its stories a deeply unique look, and uses pioneering technology like rapid prototyping to create its films. 586 more words


Kubo and the Two Strings (2016)

D: Travis Knight / 102m

Cast: Charlize Theron, Art Parkinson, Matthew McConaughey, Ralph Fiennes, Rooney Mara, Brenda Vaccaro, George Takei, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

In Ancient Japan, a young mother, Sariatu (Theron), is washed ashore with her infant son, Kubo. 1,061 more words


Kubo and the Two Strings (2016) Review´╗┐

Kubo and the Two Strings (Kubo) has been on my radar ever since I recently saw and reviewed the film Coraline created by Laika. The film was directed by Travis Knight and includes big name actors Charlize Theron and Matthew McConaughey. 546 more words


2016 Annie Award Nominees Announced

Award season 2016 is in full swing, as ASIFA Hollywood announced the nominees for the Annie Awards – and it is shaping up to be one of the most competitive years yet! 619 more words


Kubo and the Two Strings (2016)

At this point the Laiki studio (ParaNorman, The Box Trolls) has earned as much good will and credibility as Pixar in their pre- 364 more words



A couple of nights ago, Laika freaked out. He’d been kinda lethargic all day, then, about 9 at night, he jumped up and ran headlong for the door. 999 more words