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"The Boxtrolls" Comes to Digital HD December 23, 2014; Blu-ray/DVD on January 20, 2015

by Ed Liuon November 19, 2014
FROM THE CREATORS OF ACADEMY AWARD®-NOMINATED FILMS CORALINE AND PARANORMAN COMES THE MAGICALLY ANIMATED MOVIE EVENT OF THE SEASON! THE BOXTROLLS ON DIGITAL HD DECEMBER 23, 2014 AND ON BLU-RAY™ COMBO PACK AND DVD JANUARY 20, 2015 FROM UNIVERSAL PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT Universal City, California, November 18, 2014 – Heroes come in all shapes and […]
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20 Animated Films to Contend for the 2014 Oscars

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison November 5, 2014
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has announced that twenty animated feature films have been submitted to be considered as award nominees for the 2014 Oscars. Provided that at least sixteen of the submissions ultimately have a mandatory qualifying run in Los Angeles and follow the Academy’s other rules for eligibility, there will again be […]

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"The Boxtrolls" at American Cinematheque on November 1, 2014

by Ed Liuon October 31, 2014
American Cinematheque will be hosting a special screening of The Boxtrolls at the Aero Theater in Santa Monica, CA, on November 1, 2014. Following the screening will be a special Q&A with Boxtrolls Directors Anthony Stacchi and Graham Annable, as well as Lead Animator and Laika CEO Travis Knight. The screening will start at 3:00 […]

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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 […]
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Review: "The Boxtrolls" - Good Things Come in All Sorts of Packages

by 90'sCartoonManon 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 […]

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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 […]

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"The Boxtrolls" Better Than Scarlett Johansson and "Sex Tape" (at UK Box Office)

by Ed Liuon September 16, 2014
The Hollywood Reporter notes that Laika’s The Boxtrolls leapt to the top of the box office charts in the United Kingdom in its premiere weekend, taking in $3.3 million to beat out Scarlett Johansson in Lucy (which took in $1.3 million in its fourth week of release in the U.K.) and last week’s box office […]