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What to Watch This Weekend: Kubo and the Two Strings

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On this episode, the GeekScholars host a spoiler-free discussion and review of Kubo and the Two Stringsa stop-motion animated adventure about a young boy who teams up with a monkey and a beetle-warrior to find his father’s suit of army while evading mystical monsters.

What to Watch This Weekend is a weekly podcast from GeekScholars Movie News. Each Friday, the GeekScholars present a spoiler-free review of a  film that has just become available in the past week to watch by renting, streaming, or purchasing.

DVD Review: Kubo and the Two Strings – Still Brilliant!

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Kubo and the Two Strings is a genuinely amazing film. It’s a story of family on both an intimate and mythic level. It’s also absolutely gorgeous to look at.

If not for the Pixar release Zootopia, it would be almost certainly a lock for this year’s best animated film Oscar®. The DVD is now available and it’s a must for any collector of great animation.

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Kubo and the Two Strings Is Laika’s Best Film Yet!

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Kubo and the Two Strings is a genuinely amazing film. It’s a story of family on both an intimate and mythic level. It’s also absolutely gorgeous to look at.

If not for the Pixar release Zootopia, it would be almost certainly a lock for this year’s best animated film Oscar®.

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August 2016 Preview – Rotten Tomatoes and Box Office Predictions!

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Summer 2016 is about to conclude, and GeekScholars Movie News dives into its August preview where the hosts reveal their Rotten Tomatoes and Opening Box Office predictions for:

  • Suicide Squad
  • Pete’s Dragon
  • Kubo and the Two Strings
  • Ben-Hur
  • War Dogs

Glorious Trailer: Kubo and The Two Strings!

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There’s something about Laika. They make animated films (Coraline, ParaNorman, The Boxtrolls) that are for the whole family, yet never feel like they’re either talking down to children or talking over their heads – while providing plenty of substance for adult viewers.

Kubo and The Two Strings looks like it could be another instant classic with its vaguely origami-like animation and epic quest. Kubo, guided by the magically created Monkey, seeking out his father’s armor to save his village and solve the mystery of his missing father.

Check out the new trailer for Kubo and The Two Strins following the jump. it opens on August 19th.

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