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ParaNorman

Overview


Genre :

Animation, Comedy, Thriller

Release Date :

August 17, 2012

MPAA Rating :

PG

Director :

Sam Fell, Chris Butler

Starring :

Kodi Smit-McPhee, Casey Affleck, Anna Kendrick, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Leslie Mann, John Goodman, Jeff Garlin, Jodelle Ferland, Tempestt Bledsoe, Elaine Stritch, Bernard Hill, Tucker Albrizzi, Alex Borstein

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.    Readers  5 of 5 [Rate It]

Review rate : B

“..the story may be thin, but the project, a feat of stop-motion animation, is made with generous care..”
by Lisa Schwarzbaum [Entertainment Weekly]
4.5 of 5

“..is an extrasensory delight for sure..”
by Glenn Kenny [MSN Movies]
1.5 of 4

“..humor depends on character, context and continuity, none of which is in abundant supply in "ParaNorman"..”
by Colin Covert [Minneapolis Star Tribune]
4 of 5

“..as creepy as it is fun, and it's plenty of both, "ParaNorman" will delight fans of old-time horror movies..”
by Bill Goodykoontz [Arizona Republic]
“..a sly, sophisticated wit and an easy familiarity with the sort of old-school creature-features..”
by Justin Chang [Variety]
3 of 4

“..a modestly charming frightfest that sings the praises of forgiveness in a way that might go over young heads, but the attempt is certainly worth the effort..”
by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
4 of 5
Reviewed by Manohla Dargis [New York Times]
3.5 of 5
Reviewed by Betsy Sharkey [Los Angeles Times]
3 of 4
Reviewed by Amy Biancolli [San Francisco Chronicle]
2 of 4
Reviewed by Ty Burr [Boston Globe]
Reviewed by Jonathan Kiefer [Village Voice]
Reviewed by Stephanie Zacharek [NPR]

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