Tag Archives: Art Parkinson

Kubo and the Two Strings review — Sad Son of the Samurai

Directed by Travis Knight | Written by Marc Haimes, Chris Butler and Shannon Tindle | 101 min | ▲▲▲△△ The three or four trailers before this gorgeous animated feature (from the Portland-based Laika studio that produced Coraline) were your typical, caffeinated, hyper-edited kiddie chum animation. In comparison to those, Kubo and the Two Strings is a breath of fresh air,… Read More

San Andreas review — California screaming

Directed by Brad Peyton, Written by Carleton Cuse from a story by Andre Fabrizio and Jeremy Passmore A question came to mind while I took in the trailer for this movie: What distinguishes San Andreas from a previous disaster picture like 2012, beside the fact that Dwayne Johnson is a lot more fun to watch these days than John… Read More