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Kubo and the Two Strings

‘The Jungle Book,’ ‘Rogue One’ Advance in Visual Effects Oscar Race

Animated feature contender 'Kubo and the Two Strings' also makes the cut.

How ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ Combines Origami, Digital Effects and a 16-Foot Puppet

Director Travis Knight calls Laika Entertainment's ambitious new animated movie a "miniature David Lean film."

‘Kubo and the Two Strings’: Film Review

Charlize Theron, Matthew McConaughey, Rooney Mara and Art Parkinson lend their voices to this beautifully rendered 3D stop-motion film.

‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ Puppets Highlight Laika Stop-Motion Exhibit at Universal Studios

The exhibit also features hand-crafted puppets from Laika's 'Coraline,' 'ParaNorman' and 'The Boxtrolls.'

SIGGRAPH: How Laika Made an 18-Foot Stop-Motion Puppet For ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’

"It was by far the largest puppet we ever created. It seemed insane," says VFX supervisor Steve Emerson.