“When you grow stronger the world grows more dangerous.” Our latest look at Laika’s Japanese adventure shows both its dark and lighthearted sequences. Stars George Takei, Charlize Theron, Matthew McConaughey, Ralph Fiennes, and Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa.
Awesome Stop Motion
From LAIKA, the studio behind Coraline, ParaNorman and The Boxtrolls, comes another promising stop-motion movie. Kubo and the Two Strings is about a boy who goes on a quest to retrieve the armor of his father, who was the greatest samurai who ever lived.
We can’t fathom the amount of work it took Frank Howarth to shoot this stop-motion video of a lawn chair crafting itself without a single carpenter. If it looks familiar, that’s because Frank’s bookcase and table saw posses the same magical properties. (Thanks Victor!)
(PG-13 Language) Belgian director Chris Ullens‘ video for Kill the Noise’s hardcore EDM anthem Kill It 4 the Kids is a harsh criticism of consumerism, masquerading as claymation. Watch as the resident lemmings of Happyville welcome a new fast food joint to their town.