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About the Movie
From the acclaimed animation studio LAIKA (Coraline) comes an epic original action adventure like you have never seen before! Kubo (voiced by Art Parkinson, TV’s “Game of Thrones”) mesmerizes the people of a local fishing village, with his magical gift for spinning wild tales with origami. When he accidentally summons an evil spirit seeking vengeance, Kubo is forced to go on a quest to solve the mystery of his fallen samurai father and his mystical weaponry, as well as discover his own magical powers. Featuring the voices of Academy Award(TM) winners Charlize Theron and Matthew McConaughey, Kubo and the Two Strings is a magical event that will mesmerize children and adults alike.
Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews
- Reviews Counted: 195
- Fresh: 189
- Rotten: 6
- Average Rating: 8.4/10
Top Critics' Reviews
Fresh: Knight has put together a picture that hits a lot of all-ages-entertainment sweet spots while avoiding hackneyed conventions, and ends up delivering what feels like a sincere family-friendly message.
Fresh: Filmgoers who've suffered through a summer of superheroes, supervillains and sequels/snarky reboots, we now have something that genuinely casts a spell on viewers.
Fresh: With Kubo, Laika adds more texture to the dark beauty that's been the house style since Coraline, but it's more emotionally expansive, too.
Fresh: Despite a traditional-seeming quest for a suit of armor and a sword, the film's intrinsic message is all about the transformative powers of music and love. It's a movie the whole family can rock out to.
Kubo and the Two Strings
I was so impressed with this movie. Not only was it beautifully crafted but the story was original and wonderful. A Masterpiece IMO.
I honestly cannot wait to add this movie to my collection. This movie was beautiful, powerful, and everything that it promised.
Wonderful characters and storytelling, and it's generally just a gorgeous movie. I'm always in awe of the stop-motion animation style, since it's so work-intensive and requires a heavy hand with details, but they pulled it off so beautifully! There are some themes in this that may be a little upsetting for extra sensitive young ones (some of the little kids at my showing seemed a bit upset), but overall great film. Would definitely see this again!