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The Boxtrolls

The Boxtrolls

Cast: Isaac Hempstead Wright, Elle Fanning, Jared Hess
Running Time: 1 hr 37 mins
Rating: PG
Release Date: September 26, 2014

Final Score: 8/10

Reviewed by Nick Allen

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TSRn: LAIKA and Focus Features to Make ‘The Boxtrolls’ Based on ‘Here Be Monsters’

TSRn: LAIKA and Focus Features to Make ‘The Boxtrolls’ Based on ‘Here Be Monsters’

The Scorecard Review news News: I loved Coraline and think ParaNorman is the best animated film of 2012, so I’m thrilled LAIKA and Focus Features are teaming up again for The Boxtrolls based on Alan Snow’s “Here Be Monsters.” Here is a portion of the news release: PORTLAND, February 7th, 2013 – Marking their third project together, LAIKA and Focus Features, the […]

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TOP 7 Films of 2012 … Another Opinion

TOP 7 Films of 2012 … Another Opinion

We start the Top 7. You finish the Top 10.

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Episode 122: Movie B.S. with Bayer and Snider – ‘ParaNorman,’ ‘The Expendables 2,’ and more

0:00-2:35 – Introduction 2:35-16:00 – “ParaNorman” review, including Bayer’s account of visiting the set 16:00-28:30 – “The Expendables 2″ review 28:30-36:10 – “The Odd Life of Timothy Green” review 36:10-47:35 – “Sparkle” review 47:35-55:05 – QOTW (what dead performer do you wish had made one more movie) 55:05-1:04:20 – Character Casserole (Indiana Jones, Tom Baker, Frank the American Gangster) 1:04:20-1:10:00 […]

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ParaNorman

ParaNorman

Cast: Kodi Smit-McPhee, Tucker Albrizzi, Anna Kendrick, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Casey Affleck, Jodelle Ferland
Running Time: 1 hr 29 mins
Rating: PG
Release Date: August 17, 2012

Final Score: 8/10

Reviewed by Nick Allen

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TSR Exclusive: ‘ParaNorman’ Interview with co-directors Chris Butler and Sam Fell

TSR Exclusive: ‘ParaNorman’ Interview with co-directors Chris Butler and Sam Fell

Better than Brave and frighteningly more powerful than last March’s over-hyped documentary Bully, ParaNorman is a huge summer surprise waiting to be discovered by animation fans, of all ages. Created in beautiful stop-motion animation by Laika Studios, previously known for the film Coraline, ParaNorman tells the story of a zombie movie-loving middle schooler (voiced by Kodi Smit-McPhee) who can see […]

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