A Mysterious Box Causes Curiosity and Chaos in This Clever Stop-Motion Short

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Stop-motion animator Kevin Parry now works at Laika, where he helped make Kubo and the Two Strings and The Boxtrolls. The film that got him the gig: student film The Arctic Circle. Guided by silent movie-style titles, it observes a man whose solitary life takes a sudden turn when he makes a strange discovery.

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Cannot watch the movie from this terminal but the image in the header made me think of Burl Ives’ character in Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer (Sam?) if he went goth and dropped a tonne of weight.