This week we’re discussing the 2009 stop motion movie Coraline. The movie was directed by Henry Selick, the same amazing man that brought us The Nightmare Before Christmas. The original novel the movie is based on is by Neil Gaiman who is also awesome. So it stands to reason that this episode is chocked full of awesome.
Plot Synopsis: Coraline is a brave and inquisitive 11 year old that has moved from Michigan with her family to a run down apartment complex in the middle of nowhere. While exploring her new home she comes across a door that takes her to a magical land where everything is better. The house is better, the food is better, even her parents are better. She has everything she’s ever wished for. But this fantasy world isn’t as wonderful as it first seems… And why does her other mother have buttons for eyes.
Is this the newest movie we’ve ever done? Maybe? Anyways, Coraline is a great movie. It can be a little creepy though, so if you have kids you might want to watch it before hand. Its got an old school eighties kid movie mentality that’s quite a bit scarier than kids movies of the past twenties years. I think this episode turned out alright. We used an outline. Go us.
What did you think of the movie o’listeners/readers?