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"Coraline": Be Careful What You Wish For

by Weathermanon February 11, 2009
“Careful what you wish… Careful what you say Careful what you wish you may regret it Careful what you wish you might just get it” What would you do if you could open a magic door to another world where everything is the way you think it should be? Where your mom likes to cook, […]

"Coraline" News Blitz: Articles, Interviews, and Features Around the Web

by Ed Liuon February 5, 2009
Laika’s stop-motion feature film Coraline has been featured in arts articles across the Internet: Director Henry Selick has been interviewed by the Orlando Sentinel, HollywoodChicago.com, and ComingSoon.net. Among other topics, Selick discusses how appropriate the movie is for children (describing it as “for brave children of all ages,” as are the rest of his films), […]

"Coraline" Article Roundup: NYT on 3-D; Teri Hatcher on Being the Other Mother

by Ed Liuon February 2, 2009
The New York Times has taken a look at the upcoming movie Coraline, focusing on the fact that it is the first stop-motion animated movie that was filmed with the intent of projecting it in 3-D for audiences (free registration required). Coraline director Henry Selick is quoted as saying, “I saw that everyone that was […]

Briefly: Hatcher on "Coraline;" WALL-E Award; "Raven" Update; 3-D Eye Diagnosis

by Ed Liuon January 27, 2009
* Teri Hatcher has discussed her role as the Other Mother in Coraline, noting that most of her other work is “inappropriate” for her 11-year old, and joked that several parents she knew declared ‘No more sleepovers at Hatchers’ house’ after watching a screening of the movie. [Women’s Wear Daily] * The Producers Guild of […]

Adam Eliot on Stop-Motion "Mary and Max" Debut at Sundance

by Ed Liuon January 20, 2009
Director Adam Eliot has spoken with AWN about his stop-motion animated movie Mary and Max and its debut as the opening film of the 25th Sundance Film Festival. Eliot discusses how a long-time pen-friend provided the inspiration for Mary and Max, how he cast the voice actors for the movie (including Philip Seymour Hoffman, Toni […]

Official "Coraline" Movie Website Goes Live; New Behind-the-Scenes Videos

by Ed Liuon January 3, 2009
The official website for the movie Coraline has gone live, allowing visitors to visit Coraline’s bedroom, catch a show at the Mouse Circus, and see what you would look like in Coraline’s world in the Other Mother’s Workshop. There are also lots of behind-the-scenes videos and downloadable content secreted around the site. Laika Animation Studios […]

"Coraline" Exhibit at Cartoon Art Museum; Figure Images Released

by Ed Liuon January 1, 2009
The Cartoon Art Museum in San Francisco will be hosting an exhibition of original art from the movie Coraline, courtesy of Laika Animation Studios. The exhibition will include “drawings, storyboards, puppets, sets, costumes and more” from the movie. The movie opens on February 6, 2009. Elsewhere, Neil Gaiman has posted several images of Coraline figures […]

Stan Freberg on ‘The Three Little Bops’

by Craig Crumptonon November 21, 2008
For you animation history buffs out there — Jazz music blogger Marc Myers has an article on the classic Looney Tunes short The Three Little Bops (1957) in which he interviews comedy legend and LT voice actor Stan Freberg, who offers some insight into the legendary jazz musicians involved in the production. Stan says, “”Shorty […]

USA Today on "Coraline;" Film Clips on Movie Official Site

by Ed Liuon November 20, 2008
Director Coraline.com, the upcoming stop-motion animated movie from Laika Animation Studios which adapts Neil Gaiman’s novella into a feature film, coming in February 2009. Selick his views of the movie, describing it as “like Alice in Wonderland meets Hansel and Gretel,” and also digs into his affinity for stop-motion animation over CGI. Elsewhere, author Neil […]

Wired Posts Video Interview with Neil Gaiman on "Coraline"

by Ed Liuon November 16, 2008
The Wired weblog has posted a video interview with writer Neil Gaiman on the stop-motion feature film based on his novella Coraline, where he describes the movie as, “the biggest, most strange, expressive, peculiar, enormous stop-motion film I think that’s ever been made.”