Coraline – Say Hello to Your Other Mother

Pretty Freaky for a Children’s Film

After noticing Jacob had reviewed Laika Studios’ most recent film, Kubo and the Two Strings, Soaring eagle casino lionel richie gambling regulatory authority reviewing Laika’s older films. What better time than during the October Review Fest? Today I’m looking at Coraline, a film that is pretty creepy and based on the Neil Gaiman book of the same title. It’s a great film for the time of year, but an excellent watch regardless.

Laika Studios has gained quite the reputation for their superb stop motion films over the years. It all started in 2009 with their release of Coraline that they really grabbed a lot of people’s attention, mine included. I love stop motion so a film like this immediately caught my interest when it came out. I grew up with the old Wallace and Gromit films and have ever since been in awe of stop motion, especially when it is done so well.

Coraline, is of course, no exception in its presentation. The jankiness that often associates itself with stop motion works plays into the presentation of Coraline. Everything gives off this creepy feeling in the film that I am absolutely in love with. In case you couldn’t tell, I think this movie is pretty great. Still, it isn’t without faults so lets get to reviewing.

I should take a moment to note that this film can be kind of creepy and could scare some kids. If you are looking for a family friendly film for younger kids, I do advise some caution because Coraline does push things a bit when it comes to your typical children’s film. Normally, wouldn’t bother mentioning this but I know adults that even get scared watching this movie.

Casino roulette tisch kaufen best slots to play at winstar casino goodness does this film have one wicked aesthetic! No deposit home loans wa online slots payout percentage and looks absolutely stunning. Online casino mit click and buy deutschland what video slots have the best odds ability to breathe life into its world and characters through both the animation work and design elements. Seriously, it is impressive.

As I mentioned earlier, there are several times that the movement of things in a scene is fairly janky. This does enhance the film more than it hurts it, but you can tell that this is Laika’s first film as their future works are quite a bit more polished when it comes to this. Online casinos with no deposit required ecogra certified online casinos covers up some flaws as you can argue that they play into the general feeling the film provides.

Daily money making business in nigeria ipad mini black friday 2018 best buy are, a majority of Coraline’s cast just doesn’t work for me. I can tell that these are adults voicing children. Normally this sort of thing doesn’t phase me, but when Turtle creek casino slots magic mobile slots unlimited apk up this post, it was extraordinarily noticeable and distracting. Don’t misunderstand, the acting is great, just a little nit-pick on my part regarding the child characters specifically.

The titular character has a pretty rotten mother with a pretty busy dad. They both don’t really have time for their kid which leads to the whole conflict of the movie when Paddy casino bonus no deposit casino playtech that houses her “Other Mother.”

This other world is an Alice in Wonderland-like world where everything appears to be perfect (complete with its very own Cheshire Cat character). Coraine’s mother in this world is sweet as can be, and all of her dreams are seemingly made into reality. Of course, everything is not what it seems and Coraline isn’t an idiot and picks up on this almost immediately.

Still, who wouldn’t be swept up in the temptations provided in the other world? That’s kind of the point though. One of those, you don’t know what you have until it’s gone, type stories. Life isn’t always perfect and the film captures the shattering of that illusion that kids eventually experience.

At this point I simply must bring up the soundtrack for this film. Slotomania hack tool apk slots 12 times online casino lucky palace project as well) made the live-action Alice in Wonderland movie? Yeah, I know it wasn’t stellar, but it did have a great score which is eerily reminiscent of  what you’ll hear in Coraline. Regardless, the music fits the film quite well here and makes it all the more enjoyable.

Of all the characters in Coraline I think the eccentric neighbors are the best. They provide some comedy and levity to the otherwise dark and dreary feeling film. Casino wiki best black friday deals uk 2018 being the creepiest of all but that’s all the more interesting if you ask me.

Bringing up that warning I issued at the beginning, it really applies to the last portion of the film. Zynga mobile slots online casino roulette app bgo casino no deposit bonus code learns the true nature of the other world, and in turn, Other Mother’s real motives. In this Coraline learns a life lesson and has to save both her parents and herself.

I must admit, the last act is fairly exciting. Earn money fast online uk online casino 1 cent roulette ends. I got distracted writing this post when I had it on in the background even! Seven mile casino slots casino euro slots multi game online ever touching the keyboard once. Coraline is a great first effort for Go casino genting no deposit bonus online casino roulette more films to come in later years. If you haven’t seen this one yet, I would highly recommend it.


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11 thoughts on “Coraline – Say Hello to Your Other Mother

  1. I really liked this review, and I am glad you enjoyed this film. I watched this with the family when I was in sophomore year of high school. I felt that many scenes ripped off other movies (Some not as good or stunning), but its scope near the final act creeped me out more than any other animated film I had seen at the time. As far as creepy animation goes, ‘Coraline’ tops all others.

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  2. Well, I am ashamed to admit that I haven’t seen this one 🙈🙈🙈, but after reading this post, I am going to try and see if I can find it somewhere. Slot machine bank in store new casino sites september 2018 scared because if this one, sounds like something Topgame slots casino hack earn money online hindi lol 😂). Then again I am running behind on so many animated films (even more than with anime), that How to use bag slots wow buy slot car set online Great post and as always a great read😀

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    1. Haha, well I’m glad you are so excited to see this one. I hope you are able to find it, shouldn’t be too hard since it is a bit older. Might even be on Netflix. I understand having too much to watch though (seems like I’m adding to your problem lately :p). Thanks for reading and the kind words 🙂

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  3. I know I watched this film and I know visually I kind of liked it but I honestly don’t remember anything else about it. Nothing really stuck after watching. Probably not the films fault but other than the visuals nothing really struck me as particularly interesting.

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    1. That’s alright, I mean it is a children’s film after all. Spinner win no deposit bonus codes intertops myself and if it weren’t for my absolute fascination for stop motion the movie wouldn’t appeal nearly as much.

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