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Cee Lo Green Lends A Song To Latest The Boxtrolls Trailer
We’re interested because The Boxtrolls comes to us from Laika, the animation house behind such creative efforts as Coraline and ParaNorman.
Our 14 Most Anticipated Movies Of 2014
There should be a little something for everyone in the coming year. And to help you plan out your movie-watching year, we singled out 14 titles we’re looking forward to in 2014, as well as a list of additional can’t-miss movies.
The Boxtrolls Spotlights Insane Stop-Motion Production In New Trailer
The trailer is a dialogue-free clip set to the song “He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands,” a particularly fitting tune, considering the artists at Laika are responsible for creating each entire universe that their characters inhabit. They deftly take us through the entire process, from the skeletal wirework to the molding to the painting and stitching the costumes.
The Boxtrolls First Trailer Is A Shout-Out To Gay Families
Laika's next film The Boxtrolls probably doesn't have anything that much to do with gay characters either, but they've made a fascinating shout-out to gay families in the first trailer, which debuted today on Apple. Phrases like "families come in all shapes and sizes" are usually just bland shout-outs to single moms, divorced families, or kids being raised by grandparents or aunts and uncles (see the ending speech of Mrs. Doubtfire)
ParaNorman's Laika Sets The Boxtrolls As Their Third Animated Feature
Following last year's excellent 3D stop-motion animated comedy-horror film ParaNorman, those of us who fell in love with the movie were left to wonder what production company Laika might do next. As it happens, Laika is teaming up with Focus Features once again for their third film, following Coraline (2009) and ParaNorman (2012), with an adaptation of Alan Snow's popular fantasy adventure novel Here Be Monsters.