Kubo and the Two Strings

Review: Kubo and the Two Strings

27 Aug 16

Charming but lengthy.

Easily as good as the reviews have suggested and well worth the ticket price. The combination of claymation and origami felt very special. I did find it overly long and some of the American actors seemed out of context. George Clooney seemed to have modelled his character on Buzz Lightyear. I was a bit confused about the 2 string aspect as the musical instrument Kubo played clearly had 3 strings. Perhaps I missed something?
Overall a charming little film with magical moments. A strong message about valuing ancestors will probably be lost on younger viewers though.