Screening – THE BOXTROLLS in 3D w/ Q&A (Bay Area)
Bay Area VES Members And A Guest Are Invited To A Pre-Release 3D Screening Of Focus Features’ And LAIKA’s THE BOXTROLLS followed by a Q&A with Visual Effects Supervisor Steve Emerson to be moderated by CGW’s Barbara Robertson.
Please arrive at least 30 minutes early. Screenings are overbooked to compensate for no-shows. Seating is limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis. An RSVP does not guarantee seating. Absolutely no one will be admitted after the film begins.
World Premiering at the Venice International Film Festival – In theaters nationwide September 26, 2014
Voice Cast: Ben Kingsley, Isaac Hempstead Wright, Elle Fanning, Dee Bradley Baker, Steve Blum, Toni Collette, Jared Harris, Nick Frost, Richard Ayoade, Tracy Morgan, and Simon Pegg
Directed by: Anthony Stacchi, Graham Annable
Screenplay by: Irena Brignull, Adam Pava
Based on the novel Here Be Monsters by Alan Snow
Produced By: David Bleiman Ichioka, Travis Knight
A family event movie from the creators of CORALINE and PARANORMAN that introduces audiences to a new breed of family – THE BOXTROLLS, a community of quirky, mischievous creatures who have lovingly raised a human boy named Eggs (voiced by Isaac Hempstead Wright) in the amazing cavernous home they’ve built beneath the streets of Cheesebridge. When the town’s villain, Archibald Snatcher (Academy Award winner Ben Kingsley), comes up with a plot to get rid of the Boxtrolls, Eggs decides to venture above ground, “into the light,” where he meets and teams up with fabulously feisty Winnifred (Elle Fanning). Together, they devise a daring plan to save Eggs’ family.
Running time: 96 minutes