HILLSBORO, OR & LOS ANGELES — LAIKA will current a day-long retrospective of its movies, Coraline (2009), ParaNorman (2012), The Boxtrolls (2014), Kubo and the Two Strings (2016) and Lacking Hyperlink (2019) at The Landmark in Los Angeles on Sunday, October 27th. Admission is free. LAIKA can even host an exhibition of the movies’ puppets and dioramas within the Landmark foyer. The Landmark is situated at 10850 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064.
LAIKA president & CEO, Travis Knight, director of Kubo and the Two Strings, will introduce the movie’s screening and take part in a Q&A afterwards. Author/Director Chris Butler will do a Q&A after the screening of Lacking Hyperlink.
Here’s a full schedule:
10:30 am – Kubo and the Two Strings (Introduction by and publish screening Q&A with LAIKA President & CEO Travis Knight, director of Kubo and Bumblebee.)
Kubo and the Two Strings is the story of a younger boy named Kubo, who should find a magical swimsuit of armor worn by his late father in an effort to defeat a vengeful spirit from the previous. The worldwide voice forged contains Charlize Theron, Matthew McConaughey, Artwork Parkinson and George Takei. Winner of the BAFTA Award, Kubo was additionally nominated for the Golden Globe and two Oscars: Animated Movie and VFX. LAIKA was awarded a Scientific and Expertise Oscar for its innovation in speedy prototyping after the discharge movie’s launch.
1:15 pm – Lacking Hyperlink (Submit screening Q&A with Chris Butler, author/director of Lacking Hyperlink and ParaNorman).
Mr. Hyperlink, (aka “Bigfoot”) recruits explorer Sir Lionel Frost to assist discover his long-lost kin within the fabled valley of Shangri-La. Together with adventurer Adelina Fortnight, this trio of explorers travels the world to assist their new good friend. Hugh Jackman, Zoe Saldana and Zach Galifianakis head a global voice forged.
four:00 pm – ParaNorman
A misunderstood boy takes on ghosts, zombies and grown-ups to save lots of his city from a centuries-old curse. Kodi Smit-McPhee, Anna Kendrick, Casey Affleck and Leslie Mann lead the voice forged. Nominated for the Oscar and BAFTA in addition to a GLAAD Media Award.
6:15 pm – Coraline:
An adventurous 11-year-old woman finds one other world that may be a unusually idealized model of her irritating residence, nevertheless it has sinister secrets and techniques. Dakota Fanning, Teri Hatcher and Ian McShane lead the voice forged. AFI’s Film of the 12 months, Coraline was nominated for the Oscar, the Golden Globe, the BAFTA and received “Greatest Function” on the BAFTA Kids’s awards.
eight:45 pm – The Boxtrolls
A younger orphaned boy raised by underground cave-dwelling trash collectors tries to save lots of his buddies from an evil exterminator. Elle Fanning, Ben Kingsley, Simon Pegg and Nick Frost lead the forged. Nominated for an Academy Award, the BAFTA and Golden Globe.
Extra details about free tickets is obtainable on the Laika retrospective’s web site.