'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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    08/19/2012 - 9:06 am | View Link
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