Sweet Trailer…’Kubo and the Two Strings’

We at GST are ever the fan of Laika‘s animated films. If you’ve seen ParaNorman and Boxtrolls you know they have such a distinct look – one as odd as it is captivating. In a world where CG has dominated so much of the entertainment world, it’s amazing to see the work that this company still […]

Ben Kingsley, Simon Pegg, Richard Ayoade and More Join LAIKA's Upcoming 'The Boxtrolls'

After the success of their last film, the sweet and hilariously witty horror-movie homage ParaNorman, LAIKA and Focus Features have started work on their third project together. It was just announced by LAIKA President & CEO Travis Knight that the two companies behind the current Academy Award-nominated animated feature have begun production on The Boxtrolls. Based on […]

Video Interview…’ParaNorman’ Writer/Co-Directors Chris Butler & Sam Fell

In Laika‘s follow-up to their animated hit film Coraline, comes the similarly unique and oddball adventure ParaNorman; the storyabout a boy (voiced by Kodi Smit-McPhee) who’s able to speak with the dead, and must to save his small town from a centuries-old curse. The brainchild of Chris Butler, he and co-director Sam Fell bring the delightfully dreary and phantasmically funny film […]

Ohhh, Look…Featurette for Sam Fell and Chris Butler's 'ParaNorman'

Next month, Sam Fell and Chris Butler’s ParaNorman will be hitting theaters. These days a stop-motion animated feature, outside the likes of Aardman Animation, is a rare thing to find. Why? Well because of just how long it takes to produce; something like a week’s worth of prep work and staging just to get 4-6 seconds of […]