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Film Review: Coraline

February 02, 2009

Just when it appeared adult themes, in films such as "Mary and Max" and "$9.99," were going to run away with stop-motion animation, up pops Henry Selick ("The Nightmare Before Christmas"). Not only is his charming "Coraline" a terrific children's story, adapted from a novel by Neil Gaiman, but this is the first stop-motion feature ever made in 3-D. If Focus Features can bring in mainstream audiences with its marketing, "Coraline" could become a solid family hit.  Read more.