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KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS ~ Trailer #KuboMovie

by Heather

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A little piece of paper. A fold here. A fold there. Pretty soon you have a magical little piece of art. At least that’s how I look at it. I’ve tried origami, probably everyone has. Oh, I can make a swan (although mine looks like a pigeon), and a frog and that’s about it. The hubby made an origami box once and this three-dimensional triangle thing from several pieces of paper that he had to fit together. It was impressive, but it took a while to make. Kubo and the Two Strings however takes Origami to a magical new level. Literally a magical level. Join with Kubo as he has to muster the courage to discover the magic within him.

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KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS OPENS NATIONWIDE AUGUST 19, 2016

Kubo and the Two Strings is an epic action-adventure set in a fantastical Japan from acclaimed animation studio LAIKA. Clever, kindhearted Kubo (voiced by Art Parkinson of “Game of Thrones”) ekes out a humble living, telling stories to the people of his seaside town including Hosato (George Takei), Akihiro (Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa), and Kameyo (Academy Award nominee Brenda Vaccaro). But his relatively quiet existence is shattered when he accidentally summons a spirit from his past which storms down from the heavens to enforce an age-old vendetta. Now on the run, Kubo joins forces with Monkey (Academy Award winner Charlize Theron) and Beetle (Academy Award winner Matthew McConaughey), and sets out on a thrilling quest to save his family and solve the mystery of his fallen father, the greatest samurai warrior the world has ever known. With the help of his shamisen – a magical musical instrument – Kubo must battle gods and monsters, including the vengeful Moon King (Academy Award nominee Ralph Fiennes) and the evil twin Sisters (Academy Award nominee Rooney Mara), to unlock the secret of his legacy, reunite his family, and fulfill his heroic destiny.

Director: Travis Knight

Writers: Marc Haimes and Chris Butler (“ParaNorman”)

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

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* Photos and video courtesy of Focus Features.

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Linda Manns Linneman May 18, 2016 - 3:57 pm

I haven’t heard of this one yet. It sounds interesting. Another great movie to share with the family. I will be looking to hear more about this. Thank you for sharing

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ANN*H May 18, 2016 - 9:14 pm

Thanks for the information on Kubo and the two strings. I have not ever heard of it before. But it seems like a fun magical type of movie for the grand kids

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AnnaZed June 13, 2016 - 4:44 pm

This looks great, I hadn’t even heard about it until now. I’m so tired of Pixar!

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