Hollywood's blockbuster machine frequently stalled and sputtered this summer
LOS ANGELES — Travis Knight was only 8 years old the first time he traveled to Japan from his hometown of Portland, Ore. That trip had a lasting influence on the film director that comes through his latest work. Knight directed Kubo and the
Big-budget remake of ’Ben-Hur’ crashes.
But it does retool key character, story elements for change.
North American box office is down 16.9% from last year.
About 25 local DJs will spin house, techno music on 2 stages.
It’s an entertaining lark, not shattering indictment.
Movie is blend of action and emotional moments.
Show to run Nov. 30 to Dec. 11 at Stranahan Theater.
Event runs today through Sunday at Wood County Fairgrounds.