Kubo is a sweet and touching movie about a boy who is facing difficulty and hardship living a humble life with his mom. Kubo is a Storyteller who brings his stories to life using origami and Magic. He visits the village to tell his stories, but must always rush home to his mother before the night falls. His quiet life by the sea is shattered when the Moon King finds him. He awakes to find that his mother is gone but she gave all of her magic to Monkey, a cherished toy, Monkey becomes his advisor and caretaker.
While running for his life, Kubo sets out to save his family and find the truth about his father. Kubo does more than fight the monsters that he faces along the way. He finds his destiny.
There are some difficult subject matters in the film. Kubo loses his mother and of course, that is hard to explain to kids and hard to bring across on screen. Kubo and the Two Strings does an amazing job, adding in these are subjects.
Kubo is such a stunning film visually using stop-motion the movie looks seamless the story is touching and very emotional kubu brings you into the action making you forget it is a movie with a voice cast of Matthew McConaughey who portrays Beetle, Charlize Theron, portraying Monkey, and Art Parkinson and more. It is a must-see Kubo’s Quest begins Nationwide on August 19th