Selick’s ‘Coraline’ Proves to Be Scary AND Spooky!

A film that I had been tinkering with covering here on Bloody-Disgusting is Henry Selick’s (The Nightmare Before Christmas) latest stop-motion animated movie (in 3-D!), Coraline, which is based on a series by Neil Gaiman. With every story we miss, I get more and more e-mails asking me why I refuse to cover it. Until today I thought I was just going to pass on it, but after watching Rotten Tomatoes’ fifth exclusive behind-the-scenes video it seems apparent I should be all over this film. In the video found inside, Selick explains that CORALINE is “Scary and spooky and filled with creepy-crawler things…” The imagery also screams horror, even though Dakota Fanning (yuck) provides her voice. Read on for a link to five behind-the-scenes videos and watch for more CORALINE soon.Selick’s return to the movie fold comes in the form of Coraline, a marriage of his knack for dark whimsy and novelist Neil Gaiman’s gently twisted sense of humor. The plot details a young girl named Coraline (voiced by Dakota Fanning) and her descent into a fantastic

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Source: Rotten Tomatoes, Undying Queen