'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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  • Film Clips: Oct. 30, 2014 - Yakima Herald Republic
    (PG for mild action, rude humor, some thematic elements and brief scary images.) “THE BOXTROLLS” — A human boy, lovingly raised by...
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  • Movies: ‘Horns’ reviewed along with new, recent films - Lincolnshire Review
    THE BOOK OF LIFE ★★★ Rated PG for mild action, rude humor, some thematic elements and brief scary images Stars: Channing Tatum, Zoe...
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  • Shearer: Kid-friendly horror movies are a modern treat - OnlineAthens
    ... hold with the Hot Topic crowd by being a genuinely scary throwback to the ... PARANORMAN: (2012) It’s not just one of the best animated ...
    10/29/2014 - 11:11 am | View Link
  • Halloween thrillers and new horror classics - U-Wire.com
    With hundreds of horror films to choose from, The Daily Texan has compiled a list of scary classics and contemporary horror films that we...
    10/28/2014 - 3:14 pm | View Link
  • These are the best Halloween TV movies and specials to watch - NBCNews.com
    ... can all enjoy "Beetlejuice," "The Addams Family," "ParaNorman" and more. ... and you'd rather get your thrills with just one scary movie, you'd
    10/25/2014 - 3:07 pm | View Link
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  • Halloween Horror Movies 2014
    This is a film that takes real chances. Not only does it give us a premise that we haven’t seen in an animated film before, PARANORMAN does not shy away from giving us some genuinely scary imagery. In fact, the film proudly embraces its status as a ...
    10/21/2014 - 3:06 am | View Link
  • 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
  • Fun And Scary ParaNorman Chat With The Stars
    LOS ANGELES — It’s scary, but in a gentle way. The new film “ParaNorman” is a stop motion animated tale of dead people, and the young man who can see them. FOX 4 Film Critic Shawn Edwards chats with the cast about this new film.
    08/23/2012 - 5:42 am | View Link
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  • ParaNorman (2012) …review and/or viewer comments ...
    Neutral —The movie ParaNorman did have a lot of negative content. There were too many swear words, and it should’ve been rated PG-13. The movie does, however ...
    10/31/2014 - 3:55 am | View Website
  • Paranorman -02- Norman at the Piano Main Title-Jon Brion ...
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  • Watch "ParaNorman" (2012) online download ParaNorman on ...
    Watch ParaNorman online - A misunderstood boy takes on ghosts, zombies and grown-ups to save his town from a centuries-old curse.. Download ParaNorman.
    10/30/2014 - 3:23 pm | View Website
  • Paranorman Games
    Play all Paranorman the lovable and misanderstood guy games, download wallpapers and watch videos. Very amazing games about zombies and ghosts for you!
    10/30/2014 - 2:12 pm | View Website
  • ParaNorman for Rent, & Other New Releases on DVD at Redbox
    Rent ParaNorman and other new DVD releases and Blu-ray Discs from your nearest Redbox location. Or reserve your copy of ParaNorman online and grab it later.
    10/30/2014 - 3:49 am | View Website
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