Kubo and the Two Strings

Kubo and the Two Strings

DVD - 2016
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A young boy named Kubo must locate a magical suit of armor worn by his father in order to defeat a vengeful spirit from the past.
Publisher: Universal City, CA :, Universal Studios Home Entertainment,, [2016]
Copyright Date: ©2016
Branch Call Number: DVD J ANIMATED KUB
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (102 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
4 3/4 in.,rda
digital,optical,surround,Dolby digital 5.1 (English, Espanol),DVS Dolby digital 2.0,rda
video file,DVD video,region 1,rda


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Nov 06, 2018

There were times when this movie was just so fun, so creative but then it would slow down to a slug's pace. It was up and down, up and down. Great casting though and terrific animation. Beautiful story.

Apr 21, 2018

Stunning animation with beautiful music and a timeless story recommended for the whole family.

Apr 13, 2018

This is a gorgeous and unique film. Way better than Zootopia and Moana by FAR! I would love loved to see this win for best animated feature film. Kubo is just such a charming and intelligent character! It's one of those movies where you can't help but want to root for the hero the entire time :-)

Dec 22, 2017

Brilliant story and characters!

Oct 04, 2017

Every morning, a young brave boy named Kubo sets off to the nearby village. Using his special gifts he makes his origami creations come to life as he tells the tale of the mighty Hanzo, his father, and the evil moon king, his grandfather. Kubo must never stay out past dark otherwise his sinister grandfather and wicked aunts will find him. Kubo then teams up with Monkey and Beetle to find the magical armour and bring the moon king to justice. They are faced with many strange obstacles along the journey. The fate of Kubo’s life lies in his own hands. Will Kubo make it in time or will the moon king be one step ahead?
- @grumpykat of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

SethE_KCMO Oct 03, 2017

This is a beautifully-animated film about the meaning of family. Lots of funny moments for littler ones and jokes for grownups, plus heartbreaking and magical moments everyone will understand.

Sep 10, 2017

Must watch !

Library_Jill Sep 03, 2017

Absolutely gorgeous animation and atmospheric music combine in this heart-rending and heart-warming tale of a boy with a truly magical talent for music and origami, who sets off on a quest that will bring him face to face with love, loss, and the chance to transform the darkness of his family's past into a story of hope--if he can find the heart. I was amazed to learn that this movie was created almost wholly through stop-motion puppets and sets--the engineering that went into creating the characters and backdrops is mind-blowing, and the sheer scope of this project was like nothing I have ever seen. The story was complex and poignant, sometimes-scary, sometimes-funny, and always gripping, and I couldn't help falling in love with a certain snaggle-toothed skeleton...

JCLRachelC Jun 21, 2017

I love how this is partially about the power of storytelling. It's also about family—both good and bad—and courage and terror and everything in between, but it's in large part about the power of a story to shape reality.

Jun 19, 2017

Beautiful movie, touching moral too.

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Apr 21, 2018

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Apr 21, 2018

"He looked into my eyes and uttered four simple words. These words changed everything... You are my quest. " - Monkey


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