Missing Link’s writer-director Chris Butler discusses the story’s origins, his influences, and why stop-motion movies must continue to evolve.
Missing Link is the Bigfoot buddy comedy you didn’t know you wanted.
The newest gorgeously animated feature from groundbreaking Laika (BoxTrolls, Kubo and the Two Strings) arrives in theatres this weekend, to tell a tall tale about a lonely sasquatch and the intrepid explorer who befriends him. But should you take your kids to see it?
With a string of modest indie hits in the 90s (Metropolitan, Last Days of Disco) Whit Stillman is still getting his groove back after the rocky aughts. He talks to us about what happened there and his new Jane Austen adaptation Love & Friendship.
The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug isn’t necessarily better or worse than its predecessor, but more like an inverse of all of An Unexpected Journey’s positives and negatives. Instead of an opening hour that sets things up in excruciating detail and a final two hours of exciting story, Smaug has a pretty entertaining, fast paced and swiftly moving opening 100 minutes before giving into repetitive indulgence that exists for no reason except to drag the story out over three movies.