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Sound Off: Laika's Stop-Motion Film 'The Boxtrolls' - Your Thoughts? Now that you've seen it, what did you think? Heroes come in all shapes and sizes...even rectangles. Now playing is the latest stop-motion animated feature film from Laika titled The Boxtrolls, co-written by Irena Brignull & Adam Pava adapted from Alan Snow's novel "Here Be Monsters!", co-directed by Graham Annable & Anthony Stacchi. The film tells the story of an orphan boy raised by underground cave-dwelling trash collectors called Boxtrolls. It's wacky, but tons of fun. How much fun? Better than Laika's other films or more of the same?


Critics Consensus: The Boxtrolls, The Equalizer, Fall TV – This week at the movies, we've got misunderstood monsters (The Boxtrolls, featuring voice performances from Elle Fanning and Ben Kingsley) and an enigmatic vigilante (The Equalizer, starring Denzel Washington and Chloë Grace Moretz). What do the critics have to say? 6 years 3 weeks ago via donnieyen

Box Office: Denzel Washington Powering ‘Equalizer’ Over ‘Boxtrolls’ – Denzel Washington may be the most consistent hitter in Hollywood. The Oscar-winning actor steers clear of blockbuster fare and superhero pics, but his name above the title is gold when it comes to bringing in adult crowds to his thrillers and dramas. His latest, “The Equalizer,” hits theaters this weekend and should bring in between... 6 years 4 weeks ago via brucelee

Beneath the streets of Cheesebridge live a group of mischievous but lovable monsters known as The Boxtrolls. For years, the town’s residents have lived in fear of the creatures but in spite of their grotesque appearance and often ill-mannered behavior, The Boxtrolls are actually a loving group of oddball do-gooders.


THE BOXTROLLS Clip and New Featurette Covering the Creation of the Boxtroll Language – The folks at Laika have already done such an incredible job making the Boxtrolls feel like real, living, breathing creatures that it’s easy to forget that there’s actually human beings in a sound booth voicing them. Now, thanks to the brand new The Boxtrolls featurette, “Trolls Rights Off the Tongue,” you get to meet the men responsible for configuring the Boxtrolls’ language, Dee Baker and Steve Blum. 6 years 5 weeks ago via brucelee

Where does Laika go after 'The Boxtrolls?' Laika's latest film "The Boxtrolls" landed in Venice over the weekend. The film's directors, Anthony Stacchi and Graham Annable, as well as Laika CEO Travis Knight, recently sat down to discuss the film and the direction of the studio from here.

Review: 'The Boxtrolls' delights with a witty script and superb stop motion animation The Boxtrolls is a triumph of storytelling, wit and charm from directors Graham Annable and Anthony Stacchi that confirms Laika as a very special animation studio

A new trailer has arrived online for The Boxtrolls, the new animation from Laika, the creators of Coraline and Paranorman. The new trailer sets about establishing the world of the Boxtrolls, a race of mischievous but friendly creatures who have happily raised an orphaned human boy, named Eggs. However, all is not well, as villainous town rotter Archibald Snatcher has cooked up a plan to get rid of the Boxtrolls once and for all. Boooooo!

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The Boxtrolls

The Boxtrolls
An orphaned boy raised by underground creatures called Boxtrolls comes up from the sewers and out of his box to save his family and the town from the evil exterminator, Arichibald Snatcher.
Focus Features
September 26, 2014

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