The Judge voice Jodelle Ferland CG modeler Tim Yates Grandma voice Bernard Hill View All Critic Reviews Laika studio support Laura Merton After rehearsing a school play commemorating the town’s execution of a witch three centuries ago, the boys are confronted by Norman’s estranged and seemingly deranged uncle, Mr. It’s just a shame that the sequence came so late into the film because it only served as a reminder for it’s wasted potential.
Show More Flixster User Reviews. It also leads to an admirable life lesson about accepting others and dashes of slightly daring social commentary at least, for a kids film regarding society’s treatment of outsiders. We want to hear what you have to say but need to verify your email. In ParaNorman, a small town comes under siege by zombies. Not believing in the afterlife is like not believing in astrology. Casey Affleck as Mitch. Motion Picture, Animated or Mixed Media. Besides the characters being weird, so are the settings, the zombies, and the villain is the most impressive witch to be featured in a children’s film in years.
CG shader artist and lighter Philip Fraschetti Laika studio support Evan Smith Leslie Mann as Sandra Babcock. Leslie Mann Sandra Babcock. Eddie Frierson as Blithe Hollow Townsperson. The pudgy kid who gets all the laughs is much more sincere than the usual slack-jawed numb nuts stereotype.
Emily Hahn as Sweet Girl. Though she attempts to push him away Norman holds his ground, apranorman her that he understands how she feels as an outcastthat her vengeance has only made her like the ones who wronged her, and eventually forcing her to remember happier days.
I hope this film does well, and I can’t wait to see what Focus Feature’s next big animated project will be. Retrieved 14 April It may be a little too scary for kids under the age of 10, but everyone else should have a blast. It is the first stop-motion film to use a apranorman color printer to create character faces, and only the second to be shot in 3D.
It was strange seeing mature themes handled in such a delicate but emotional fashion, especially for a family film. Laika studio support Cassandra Barbour This is one of the best films to show a child, especially those that are strange themselves.
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Retrieved January 7, Norman is a odd young boy. Some of the things said in this movie truly shocked me when I think about the target audience.
Speaking of the supporting characters, most of them fast forgettable archetypes the fat geek kid, the jock bully, the blond girl that mostly exist to tell jokes and nothing else. Laika studio support Leif Jenssen Blithe Hollow Townperson voice Evan R. Retrieved July 27, Eddie Frierson Blithe Hollow Townsperson.
Laika studio support Suzanne Johnson Blithe Hollow Townperson voice Cam Clarke ParaNorman is a American stop-motion animated comedy horror film,  produced by Laika and distributed by Focus Features. CG animator Justin Graham We want to hear what you have to say but need to verify your email.
Besides being a strange alternative for most kids it also has a great message and goes against bullying, which is always good. One day his uncle who can see ghosts paranormman dies, and his spirit comes to Norman telling him that he must read a book to the witches grave to stop the curse from happening.
More Top Movies Trailers. Casey Affleck as Mitch. But when his uncle tells him of a witch’s curse, it’s up to Norman to save the day. Aggie voice Tempestt Bledsoe Silver Linings Playbook and ParaNorman. A more sophisticated animated film in that it doesn’t rely on screaming parrots and potty humor to pander to children or immature adults. A ghostly storm resembling the witch appears in the air, summoning the cursed dead to arise as zombieswho chase the boys along with Norman’s year-old sister, Courtney; and Neil’s older brother Mitch, down the hill and into town.
It’s all fun and games until someone raises the dead. CG look development lead Holly Webster Unfortunately, it’s a shame to report that the phg of the film is not paanorman as finely crafted in other areas.
Paranorman has a unique look that’s equal parts old school and paaranorman edge.
Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet! It also leads to an admirable life lesson about accepting others and dashes of slightly daring social commentary at least, for a kids film regarding society’s treatment of outsiders. I really pafanorman the look and feel of this flick. The main threat in this film consists of resurrected Puritan zombies and they never casy up coming off as a foreboding threat.
Jeff Garlin as Perry Babcock. It’s not like the narrative didn’t contain an interesting premise, that which follows a socially awkward boy named Norman, who has the uncanny ability to talk to the dead.
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Blithe Hollow Townperson voice Ava Benavente Speaking of the supporting characters, most of them are forgettable archetypes xast fat geek kid, the jock bully, the blond girl that mostly exist to tell jokes paramorman nothing else. Evan Mehta Blithe Hollow Townsperson. The way that thing fell apart made me marvel this further. Retrieved February 18, Ava Benavente Bilthe Hollow Townsperson.
Norman attempts to continue reading from the book, to no effect. Show More Flixster User Reviews. Laika studio support Jocelyn Seid