Right now there’s an exhibit going at the Portland Art Museum that’s all about LAIKA, the film studio that made Coraline, ParaNorman, The Boxtrolls, and Kubo and the Two Strings. We all loved these movies, so we wanted to make it a point to go and see the exhibit.
This is part of our 100 Things in 2017 challenge. Click on the photos for a closer look!
Of course, our first challenge was making sure everybody had seen all four films. We had a narrow window of opportunity with Will being home, so we arranged things just so, with Will seeing Kubo for the first time the day before we visited the museum.
It was amazing. We were completely enchanted by the intricacy of the models, and the amazing use of technology old and new. Especially having seen Kubo only yesterday, the sheer scale of the work involved to make one of these films is staggering. Highly recommended if you’re reading this while the exhibit is still on.