Missing Link ★★★★

Since their debut feature film Coraline a decade ago, Laika animation studios has almost single handily kept the art of stop motion alive. While Laika’s previous films all had a certain darkness to them, I do have to contend that Missing Link is probably the studio’s most kid-oriented film, even though it is still an adventure that would be involved by people of all ages.

While the best film from Laika remains Coraline, Missing Link is a still a very solid and enjoyable addition to the studio’s filmography and a continued demonstration of how they are the leaders of modern stop motion animation.