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'The Boxtrolls' is smart, but maybe too scary

U-T San Diego - 26 Sep 2014
Commercials for “The Boxtrolls” make it seem as if the animated movie is adorable and silly and family-friendly. It's a story about a young boy adopted by bluish, grayish, box-wearing trolls. They live peacefully underground, listening to music, co ...
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Oscar Snubs to Lego Studs

The Heights - 12 Mar 2018
So maybe The Lego Movie wouldn't have won, but we'll never know because, according to THE Academy—what a ridiculous name, why are you the Academy, you watch movies you don't teach anybody shit—The Boxtrolls (what), How to Train Your Dragon 2 (this is ...
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Avid editors head to SXSW

Screen Africa (press release) - 05 Mar 2018
Award-winning film editors Sandra Adair, ACE (Boyhood, Dazed and Confused), Catherine Haight, ACE (Transparent, Girls), and Edie Ichioka ACE (Toy Story 2, The Boxtrolls) will share the secrets to their success and discuss their long-time collaborations ...
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Is Paramount Rebooting the 'Transformers' Cinematic Universe?

/FILM - 16 Feb 2018
He got his start as an animator before eventually becoming the head honcho at Laika, the stop-motion studio responsible for films like ParaNorman and The Boxtrolls. Knight directed the excellent Kubo and the Two Strings, but the biggest selling point ...
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Transformers: where next for the movie franchise?

Den of Geek UK - 22 Feb 2018
This leads to the inevitable question that Paramount has probably been asking itself for a while now: where does Transformers go from here? The irony here is that, although Travis Knight's Bumblebee is a part of what is likely the outgoing Transformers ...
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6 Alasan Kenapa Film Stop-Motion Lebih Keren Daripada Film CGI

IDN Times (Siaran Pers) (Blog) - 16 Mar 2018
Dan sama halnya dengan film animasi. Beberapa generasi yang lalu, mayoritas film animasi dibuat dengan cara yang tradisional, yaitu stop-motion. Tapi hari ini, Computer Generated Imagery (CGI) yang lebih dipilih untuk tiap film animasi yang dibuat ...
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This Week's $1 Movies For Kids: 'Rio 2' and 'The Boxtrolls'

Patch.com - 11 Jun 2017
WARRINGTON, PA — Regal Theaters in Warrington will again be offering $1 movies this summer in a series that's underway now. Movies are screened Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10 a.m. through Aug. 9 at the theater, located at 140 Easton Rd. For July 4 and ...
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'The Boxtrolls' Is an Adaptation of 'Here Be Monsters!'

New York Times - 25 Sep 2014
In “The Boxtrolls,” old-fashioned stop-motion animation is combined with new-style 3-D cinematography to charming effect. The film, based on the book “Here Be Monsters!” by Alan Snow, tells a familiar story with familiar themes and characters ...
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The Boxtrolls review – one of the summer's best animations

The Guardian - 11 Sep 2014
Typical: the kids return to school, and we finally get one of this summer's few animations to merit sustained study. This lovingly detailed adaptation of Alan Snow's Here Be Monsters introduces us to a junk-loving species – part Womble, part Morlock ...
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Designing a Fantastical World for 'The Boxtrolls'

New York Times - 04 Sep 2014
This ominous, moonlit moment comes early in the film, when the Boxtrolls emerge to go scavenging, showing off the multilevel nature of the scene design. The image includes two sets: one in the foreground, then a second set placed at a distance to give ...
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On the Go with Joe at PAM's Laika exhibit

KPTV.com - 26 Jan 2018
A local movie production company that has earned international acclaim for its animation is the subject of the Portland Art Museum's current special exhibit. "Animating Life: The Art, Science, and Wonder of Laika" brings the animated magic of Laika to ...
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'The Boxtrolls': Venice Review

Hollywood Reporter - 30 Aug 2014
There's a captivating sequence during the end credits of The Boxtrolls that's more or less a hand-drawn capsule version of the entire story, accompanied by an airy cover of the Pete Seeger hit “Little Boxes” performed by Portland band Loch Lomond. That ...
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VIDEO: The Boxtrolls Redefine Family

People Magazine - 19 Sep 2014
Our cheeks hurt from smiling so much while watching this sweet video, What Is Family, featuring The Boxtrolls cast and filmmakers dishing on the 3D stop-motion animated movie about young orphan Eggs, voiced by Game of Thrones' Isaac Hempstead Wright ...

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