'paranorman' Is Either Too Scary Or Not Scary Enough

There's a tricky line when it comes to making scary animated movies. If they're cartoonish enough for young moviegoers to enjoy, then they tend to lack enough edge to satisfy older viewers. But if they're too scary, then they can give young moviegoers nightmares.

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    Like their previous two films ( Coraline   and  ParaNorman ), it will ... The film is more madcap adventure than scary journey, and the emphasis
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  • ParaNorman exclusive clip: Boy smells the bum of a ghost dog. Lovely.
    Fancy. ParaNorman tells the tale of Norman (quelle shock) a misunderstood young lad who can see dead people. Although not in super scary 'Bruce Willis is actually a ghost' Sixth Sense kind of way. Thank God. The clip below sees Norm reveal his spooky ...
    01/24/2013 - 1:34 am | View Link
  • Blu-ray Review: 'ParaNorman'
    Like its villainous witch, "ParaNorman" is scary but it also has a warm good heart about it. The latest from Laika, the stop-motion animation studio behind "Coraline" is an original feature about tolerance and understanding that just happens to have ghosts ...
    11/27/2012 - 7:11 am | View Link
  • The making of ParaNorman: 'The zombies and scary stuff are just dressing'
    ParaNorman is the new 3D stop-motion animation about a smalltown kid who can communicate with the dead, and stars Kodi Smit-McPhee and Anna Kendrick. Directors Sam Fell and Chris Butler explain the thinking behind their creepy-but-fun fable
    09/14/2012 - 12:22 am | View Link
  • ‘ParaNorman’ Directors: Forget About Pixar, Let’s Make a Horror Movie for Kids
    Chris Butler and Sam Fell, the filmmaking duo behind Focus Features’ “ParaNorman,” will soon find out ... Fell: There’s been a debate as we’ve gone around about how scary can you make a kids' film. Is it too scary for kids?
    08/17/2012 - 8:41 pm | View Link
  • 'ParaNorman' Will Scare Kids, and That's Good
    But this opening scene is also ParaNorman's statement of purpose: Despite the squeamishness of parents, horror can and often does play a vital role in kids' lives. "I think a good story, even if it is sad or scary while you're watching it, should always ...
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    The Imitation Game Wins the People's Choice Award at TIFF '14. Box Office Results: No Good Deed Does a Pretty Good Deed for Weak Box Office. The First Clip from ...
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  • ParaNorman (2012) Movie
    ParaNorman on DVD November 27, 2012 starring Casey Affleck, Tempestt Bledsoe, Jeff Garlin, John Goodman. In ParaNorman, a small town comes under siege by zombies.
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  • ParaNorman | Video Review | Plugged In
    Norman sees dead people—and talks with them, too. And now we know, as he does, that dead people really do like their crass jokes.
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