In this eerie, sinister, dark, yet elegant
tale, a blue-haired girl oddly named Coraline -- which gives
the film its title -- finds a secret door in her new home and
discovers another version of her life.
The message here is to be careful what
you wish for and appreciate your parents, however imperfect they
I liked the peculiar charm and some good
genuine scares in this film. Then throw in the splendor of 3-D
that could make you gasp and laugh out loud.
is perfectly creepy.
Basically alone in a new place while her
parents work on their gardening catalog, Coraline discovers a
door to the "Otherworld," an idyllic place of wonder,
where everything is to her liking (or is it?).
It's a flawless blend of stop-action animation
and 3-D filmmaking that is sure to both delight and terrify.
I was pleasantly surprised by this stop-motion
3-D animated big-screen version of the children's book Coraline,
an extraordinary wonder of a dark fantasy story.
It's a very clever and original inventive
strange tale that has some marvelous magical moments.
The movie is for all ages, except small
It has a few scary images and presents
a stern vision and imagination of the modern family.