At a special event held in his honor during the AFI Dallas Film Festival last week, Henry Selick made a cryptic admission. The animation guru, whose Coraline opens in Europe next month, was asked why he chose to give The Nightmare Before Christmas star Jack Skellington a cameo in his second feature, James and the [...]
Henry Selick’s Coraline, the not really for kids kid’s movie based on Neil Gaiman’s graphic novel of the same name, didn’t break any box office records (it only made $74m), but before the film was released plans to stage a musical adaptation of the tale were already in the works. And this morning we found [...]
Most tween girls love the Jonas Brothers, but not the case for the animated eleven-year-old title character from Henry Selick’s stop action animated 3-D masterpiece Coraline from Focus Features. Featuring the voices of Dakota Fanning and Teri Hatcher, the critics have swooned for this high tech gem (89% Fresh in Rotten Tomatoes), and audiences [...]
When it was announced that Henry Selick was developing Nail Gaiman’s wonderful novel Coraline for film, it was probably not something that registered with most moviegoers. If they recognized the name at all, it was most likely from Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas – even Burton claims that all he contributed was the basic [...]
It was a weak weekend for new fantasy and science-fiction films: CORALINE, the excellent new stop-motion film from Henry Selick, came in third place; PUSH, the new action sci-fi flick wound up in sixth. CORALINE opened in 2,299 North American theatres, where it earned $16.85-million, well behind HE’S JUST NOT THAT INTO YOU and TAKEN. Still [...]Show More Summary
Coraline director Henry Selick tells cinecon that at one point Disney had been considering making a sequel to his 1993 stop-motion animated film The Nightmare Before Christmas, but they wanted to make it using computer animation. “AShow More Summary
Critics love Coraline, the first stop-motion animated film shot in 3-D, but warn that this dark, eerie adaptation of Neil Gaiman's young adult novel may leave kids and adults needing a therapy session. Director Henry Selick (who also...Show More Summary
Longtime friend of Henry Selick, Brad Bird was on hand tonight at the Portland premiere of “Coraline”, treating MTV News to updates on his first live-action feature, “1906″ and updating us on the status of “Toy Story 3″. “The best way to sum up ["1906"],” says Bird, “would be that it’s a romantic, epic, mystery with [...]
Today’s the day that the lucky people of America get Henry Selick’s Coraline in their cinemas, in both 2D and 3D flavours. Tomorrow is the day we all get to know how well it is doing. And that’s a big question, even bigger than usual,...Show More Summary
click to purchase Having launched his career with the weird and intriguing MTV short subject “Slow Bob in the Lower Dimensions” (the first of what was supposd to be several episodes that, never, alas materialized), Henry Selick followed up by directing one of the most charming fantasy entertainments ever created for the screen, Tim Burton’s THE [...]Show More Summary
Logan's getting rescheduled, Hal's writer advises cautious optimism and Henry Selick stops by. Plus, we wonder at "Transformers," check out rumors from "Smallville" and more to close out the week.
When it comes to cool animated movies, one of the most beautiful and interesting techniques is stop motion. Giving life to real dolls through out a whole movie is a though task, and Henry Selick's Coraline is all about it. This a trailer for the movie, which is totally awesome and beatifully done. Show More Summary
CBR News catches up with director Henry Selick on the eve of “Coraline’s” release to speak about the “Nightmare Before Christmas,” animation challenges and the effects of technology on stop motion animation.
What goes on in the mind of a brilliant stop-motion filmmaker? Well, why don't you find out! Last week I sat down with Henry Selick, the writer/director behind not only the upcoming Coraline, but also Nightmare Before Christmas. After...Show More Summary
Coraline director Henry Selick shared with us all the details of creating his eerie masterpiece, from half-naked puppet drama to recreating a stop motion rain storm in the new movie adapted from Neil Gaiman's novel. Selick, who has a...Show More Summary
With Henry Selick's stop-motion adaption of Neil Gaiman's "Coraline" opening this weekend, CBR News sat down with voice actor Terri Hatcher to discuss her multiple roles in the highly anticipated film.
The acclaimed stop-motion animator joins the prolific writer to chat about their latest cinematic adventure. ...
Opening This Weekend Coraline Synopsis: Director Henry Selick's (A Nightmare Before Christmas) helms the world's first 3-D, stop-motion animation feature. Based on the storybook classic by writer Neil Gaiman (DC Comics' Sandman series) the fairy tale/nightmare unfolds as discontented Coraline...
FROM SPLASH PAGE: The February 6 release of “Coraline,” Henry Selick’s 3-D, stop-motion adaptation of a story by award-winning comic book author and novelist Neil Gaiman, is almost upon us — and that means bunches and bunches of clips, interviews and “Coraline”-related content are hitting the ‘Net. Today, we have your first look at another [...]
With "Nightmare Before Christmas" director Henry Selick’s new film Coraline opening this weekend, SlashFilm’s Kevin Kelly atkes a retrospective look back at the history of stop-motion animation, a discipline that still requires delicate hands-on precision to make the scenes come to life, one frame at a time. In an era of CG effects, this analog [...]