I was forced to put off writing this review while I got caught up on some other projects, but the impression that ParaNorman made has not diminished in the few days since I watched it. ParaNorman is about a boy who sees dead people – only he’s way cooler than that Haley Joel Osment kid [...]
Posts Tagged ‘Stop-Motion’
With ParaNorman opening in theaters today, you might think I’d be writing about an amazing stop-motion animated feature – and I am – just not that one… not yet. First, I wanted to toss a lesser known gem your way.
From King Kong (1933), to The Seventh Voyage of Sinbad, to Star Wars, stop-motion has been responsible for breathing life into my favorite monsters. Back in the early 90s when filmmakers got all sloppy drunk on CGI, stop-motion nearly got the electric-chair in Hollywood for being too fake and cheesy (I know, it’s hard to [...]