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Kubo and the Two Strings

Post by Valigarmander » Mon Feb 01, 2016 4:18 am

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The latest from Laika (Coraline, ParaNorman, The Boxtrolls), hitting theaters in August. It looks **** amazing.

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Post by United Nations » Mon Feb 01, 2016 9:19 am

Omg, I need to see that. I love Laika. I love the "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" in the background. Good stuff!

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Post by Booyakasha » Mon Feb 01, 2016 11:41 am

This looks really good.
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Post by Apollo the Just » Sat Feb 27, 2016 12:24 am

HELLO HI I AM A MONTH LATE TO THIS PARTY AND THIS LOOKS FANTASTIC
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Post by Valigarmander » Sat Mar 12, 2016 6:54 am

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It looks good... but will it be Trolls good?

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Post by Apollo the Just » Mon Mar 14, 2016 4:48 pm

Looks like it's due for release in August. I'm really looking forward to this.

((I also really like the teaser poster art? All posing in front of the ocean with the moon and ****. Way cool points for you Kubo.)

e: I have to admit I'm a little disappointed that a film set in ancient Japan is voiced by largely white actors.... what else is new...... BUT HEYYY GEORGE TAKEI IS IN IT SO there's that at least.

Visually and story wise and basically everything else wise, from what I have seen so far I am SO here for this.
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Post by Apollo the Just » Sat May 14, 2016 9:17 pm

HHNMNMMGGGGHHHH YOU GUYS I SAW THW TRAILER FOR THIS IN THEATERS ANNNDDDDDDD I GOT CHILLS I AM SO EXCITED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

It looks so atmospheric and fantastical and. Silkpunk as ****?????? gosh I cannot wait until August
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Post by Apollo the Just » Mon Jun 20, 2016 3:41 pm

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NEW TRAILER, NEW ME

I saw this in the previews in theaters before Finding Dory, and as much as Finding Dory was a good movie, this trailer was probably still the cinematic highlight of that evening for me. I am SO EXCITED FOR THIS MOVIE IT LOOKS LIKE 9000000% MY S***..
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Post by Calamity Panfan » Tue Jun 21, 2016 11:59 am

yeah that trailer got me pumped as heck
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Post by Thanous » Wed Jun 22, 2016 7:37 am

I love how the trailers said who plays everyone except the main character lmaooo but this movie looks awesome
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Post by ScottyMcGee » Mon Jul 18, 2016 1:22 pm

I've never actually ever seen a Laika production.

Although I did see Corpse Bride, in which Laika had a hand in producing.
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Post by Apollo the Just » Mon Jul 18, 2016 1:24 pm

I haven't seen as much Laika as I should tbh. I really enjoyed Paranorman, but I have faith this movie might shoot right up to one of my favorites ever. AUGUST CANNOT COME SOON ENOUGH
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Post by Apollo the Just » Mon Aug 15, 2016 3:35 pm

THIS COMES OUT ON FRIDAY!!! I ALREADY BOUGHT TICKETS!!!!!! I NEED IT NOW
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Post by Valigarmander » Mon Aug 15, 2016 3:39 pm

I might go see this my next weekend off. The reviews seem to be pretty good so far.

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Post by Calamity Panfan » Mon Aug 15, 2016 3:56 pm

I have next week off and Tuesday is $5 movie day so I'm definitely seeing it.
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Post by ScottyMcGee » Mon Aug 15, 2016 4:00 pm

You know for the longest time I thought Kubo was a girl.
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Post by Apollo the Just » Sat Aug 20, 2016 12:27 am

YOU GUYS I AM SO EMOTIONAL ABOUT THIS MOVIE PLEASE DROP WVWRYTHING AMD WATCH IT RIGHT NOW AND ALSO INVITE ME SO I CAN WATCH IT AGAIN BECAUSE I AM IN LOVE

[spoiler]First of all, the movie already won me over because I have a soft spot for half characters (half human half whatever), and I ALSO have a soft spot for the one eye or mismatched eye trope. I ALSO have a soft spot for coming of age stories. So. Like. I was already in love from the **** beginning.

Also the SOUNDTRACK AND MUSIC IS SO GOOD!!!!!! I love music as a source of magic in fantasy and it. Is. Used. So. Well. The shamisen solos are SO GOOD. I WAS ROCKING OUT IN MY SEAT THE WHOLE TIME, DUDE. BRO. BRUH. HOMIE.

The two main ~plot twists~ are pretty predictable but IMO they're not really the point of the movie. They're more of a surprise to Kubo than anyone watching the movie; in fact I want to re watch it confirming my suspicions about them because I think it'll reveal a lot more interesting character development.

I LOVE THE SYMBOLS IN THIS MOVIE!!!!!! I LOVE THE MEANING OF "TWO STRINGS"!!!!!!!!! I LOVE I LOVE I LOVE!!!!!!!!!!

Oh and the credits are beautiful. But not as beautiful as THE REST OF THE MOVIE GODDAMN, HOW EVEN. THIS **** WAS STOP MOTION CLAYMATION. HOW DID THEY MAKE THIS **** SO BREATHTAKING. The scene with the river and the aunts comes to mind, as does the dream with the grandfather, and kubo's performance. And the rest of the movie.

I'm in love. Kubo is my son. I love him. I'm. God damn[/spoiler]
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Post by United Nations » Sat Aug 20, 2016 1:15 am

I loved this movie so much. The characters, music, amazing stop-motion claymation, the symbolism, foreshadowing, hero's journey, the dialogue, the themes...this was one movie I'll never forget. I wanna see it again.

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Post by Booyakasha » Sat Aug 20, 2016 4:18 am

Treated everyone to a showing. I really liked it, man.
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Post by Valigarmander » Sun Aug 21, 2016 12:24 am

Saw it today. Man, what a beautiful movie. At times it was hard to believe it was stop-motion animation.

Check out the work that was put into this movie (spoilers):
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