Kubo is swept up by origami wings in the new film, Kubo and the Two Strings, an action-adventure, stop-motion animation by Laika studios. Laika/Focus Features hide caption

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A Samurai's Son Makes Stop-Motion Magic With Music And Origami

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Speechless Sheep Leads A Cheeky Menagerie In 'Wallace And Gromit' Spinoff

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Wong's style focused more on evoking emotion than capturing a photographic reproduction of nature. Tyrus Wong/Courtesy of the Tyrus Wong Family hide caption

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An original production cel from Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids. The show was among a burst of 1970s-era Saturday morning cartoons that featured positive African-American characters. Courtesy of Pamela Thomas/Museum of UnCut Funk! hide caption

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Thunderbirds creator Gerry Anderson has died at age 83. Here, he poses with puppets Parker and Lady Penelope from the series, shortly before a 2001 auction in London. Dave Caulkin/AP hide caption

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