Posts Tagged ‘Stop Motion Animation’
Shaun the Sheep Movie

New Stills Released for “Shaun the Sheep Movie,” US Release on August 7, 2015

by Ed Liuon May 12, 2015
Lionsgate Entertainment has released new stills and a plot synopsis for the Shaun the Sheep Movie, coming from Aardman Animations to the United States on August 7, 2015. SYNOPSIS When Shaun decides to take the day off and have some fun, he gets a little more action than he bargained for. A mix up with […]

“Kingsman: The Secret Service” Gets Stop-Motion Trailer by Rachel Ryle

by Ed Liuon February 9, 2015
Artist and animator Rachel Ryle has produced her first movie trailer: a stop-motion animated trailer for Matthew Vaughn’s Kingsman: The Secret Service, slated for release this Friday, February 13, 2015. Kingsman: The Secret Service is based on the graphic novel The Secret Service by Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons. The movie stars Colin Firth, Samuel […]


‘Doctor Puppet’ Fan Stop Motion Series Launches Indiegogo Campaign For Musical Christmas Special

by Grant Whiteon October 3, 2014
Fan produced ‘Doctor Who’ stop motion series Doctor Puppet has announced an Indiegogo campaign to help produce a musical Christmas special this year. The ongoing series focuses on the Eleventh Doctor (the current incarnation at the time of the series start) on a quest to find out who is abducting his past incarnations from time, […]

Boxtrolls Scream Aaaaah!

Review: “The Boxtrolls” – Thinking Outside the Box

by Ed Liuon September 26, 2014
The Boxtrolls cements Laika’s position in the animation industry as the studio most prone to quirky, slightly creepy fun and astonishingly meticulous stop-motion animation. Based on Alan Snow’s book Here Be Monsters, The Boxtrolls tells the unusual tale of a young boy adopted by the subterranean title creatures. While the movie seems much more conventional […]

The Boxtrolls Eggs

Review: “The Boxtrolls” – Good Things Come in All Sorts of Packages

by Christopher Glennonon September 26, 2014
There are so many ways to tell a story, visually speaking, and animation provides so many options. The job of adapting Alan Snow’s novel Here Be Monsters! for the big screen fell to Laika Studios, who present it to a wide audience as The Boxtrolls. Laika (the studio behind Coraline and ParaNorman is a stop motion […]

Toonzone Interviews Dee Bradley Baker & Steve Blum on How to Speak Boxtroll

by Ed Liuon September 25, 2014
The title characters of Laika’s The Boxtrolls make quite an impression, and a good portion of the reason why is the vocal performances of a stable of voiceover actors who used their gibberish language to lend them distinct characterization and depth. Toonzone leapt at the chance to interview the voiceover actors who brought two of […]