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Studio Laika's Mixed Bag (Of Perfection)

Upon the release of Coraline back in 2009 two thoughts occurred to me:

  • Didn’t Tim Burton direct Nightmare Before Christmas?

  • This is going to be a cash in on Nightmare’s following.

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Film & TV

QotD: Scary edition

Apropos of my comments on The Secret of NIMH, I found  a retrospective on the 1990 Roald Dahl adaptation, The Witches, another flick I haven’t seen since childhood: 375 more words

Fragments Of Culture

Rachel's Top 50 Animation Countdown (50-41)

So I have a fun series I am going to be doing over the next 5 few weeks.  I have meticulously came up with my top 50 animated films.  597 more words

Movie Lists


Young Norman has a special gift that allows him to talk to ghosts only he can see, a gift that has made him a social outcast in his small, New England town, but when a witch’s curse raises the dead of Blithe Hollow only Norman’s ability to communicate with the dead and his love of zombie movies can save them. 2,408 more words

The Undead Review

Adult-Friendly Kid's Movies For Your Inner Child

8. ParaNorman (2012)  87%

Norman is anything but a normal kid. Where most kids are out playing in the yard, he’s having conversations and walking with the dead. 958 more words


Movie Review - Paranorman (2012)

Movie Title: Paranorman

Produced by: LAIKA

Distributed by : Focus Features

Initial Release: August 17, 2012

Directors: Sam Fell, Chris Butler

Running Time: 01 h 33 m… 424 more words


The Alchemist's Letter

Last year, Laika, the wildly innovative company responsible for CoralineParaNorman, and The Boxtrolls, disbanded its commercial unit in order to work exclusively on feature films.   47 more words