Animated 'Boxtrolls' is sharp, inventive and funny | The Salt Lake Tribune

September 25, 2014 9:59 PM

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The animated adventure "The Boxtrolls" is witty and inventive, if occasionally a bit surreal and gross. Underneath the village of Cheesebridge live the Boxtrolls, toothy creatures clad in cardboard boxes.

They come out at night, scavenging for mechanical parts that they reconstruct into clever contraptions below. Their co-existence with the humans above is thrown into turmoil when they take a baby below and raise him as one of their own — giving him the name Eggs.

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