Props To The Filmmakers Who Make Stop-Motion Action Movies

Submitted by: fancylad 10 months ago in Entertainment


Check out how much precise effort it took to make the actions scenes in "Kubo and the Two Strings" I don't think I'd have the patience to do something this detail-oriented.

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Which is harder, making a stop motion movie or making a stop movie about making a stop motion movie?
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Male 3,801
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F5sIXUbMgF0

I cannot tell you how much Stop Animation means to me.  This, animatronics and classic puppetry are so important to who I am today.  Jim Henson and Frank Oz are gods in my world.  Sadly, I did not see Kubo in theaters...I wish I was able to contribute to the box office, but it was in and out so fast I didn't get the chance.  I highly recommend everyone see it.
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Male 1,029
kalron27 Kubo was simply amazing.  I enjoyed it far more than either recent star wars movies
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Male 525
I could never do this. For 1 I don't have the talent or patience, for 2 I would be to tempted to throw in a obscene frame here and there. XD
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Male 1,381
Was the pun in the title intended? "Props to the filmmakers..."
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Male 21,129
doiknowyou I noticed that after hitting the publish button. I'll see myself out.
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Male 8,792
I have always been fascinated with stop motion animation.  Probably starting the first time I saw "The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms".  I read everything I could on movie making (remember Fangora?)

Yes, you can do amazing things with computer animation, but stop-motion has a texture and feel to it I will always enjoy.  (That being said, "Jurassic Park" was originally supposed to have stop-motion dinosaurs...Would have been less of a movie had it.)
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Male 3,801
megrendel " (remember Fangora?) "  I still have some from the 80's.  I actually do stop animation for fun because it is a lost art that needs preserved. 
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Male 21,129
megrendel "Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer" and the "Fantastic Mr. Fox" wouldn't have been as good if they were computer animated. I agree with you -- there's something very human about stop-motion
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Female 4,654
megrendel my fx "turn on" was 2001: A Space Odyssey, 20 million miles to earth, then anything Tom Savini lol.  But Willis O'Brien and Harryhausen are the grand masters and have fascinated me to no end even now and its neat seeing folks still doing this (even robot chicken! :D )
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Male 8,792
melcervini "20 Million Miles to Earth" was on this weekend.  Had to sit and watch it. 

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Male 3,775
megrendel "The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms" an incredible film. the stop motion was done by legend ray harryhausen, it was based on the short story the fog horn by ray bradbury, and it was the inspiration for godzilla.
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Male 525
A topic so nice he posted it thrice.

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Male 21,129
dragon91 It's that good!
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