From Mike Hale in the NY Times, a short appreciation of Hayao Miyazaki, among the best filmmakers of his generation. Even at its high end, in the works of the Pixar studio or the director Henry Selick, the American children's movie (a...Show More Summary
Watch this excellent video that New Zealand-based production house Cirkus made for Airbnb. The detail and aesthetics are worthy of a Henry Selick movie or one of those precious vignettes from a Wes Anderson movie. 60 seconds that are pure gold. Read more...
Location: Glendale Central Park, 201 E Colorado St Glendale, CA 91205 Link out: Click here Description: Street Food Cinema presents this outdoor screening of Henry Selick’s stop-motion adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s novel. There will be music and food for the film. The screening takes place on September 20. Doors open at 5:30pm; the band plays at 6:30pm; [...]
Neil Gaiman's 2002 fantasy novel about a precocious 12-year-old girl, Coraline Jones, who finds a parallel and increasingly scary world on the other side of a brick wall in her home, got two adaptations in 2009 — Henry Selick's stop-motion animated film, and a cerebral and cunning musical...
For fans of such amazing child-adult movies such as Coraline and The Nightmare Before Christmas, there may be yet another treat coming from the director of those two flicks. Now, Henry Selick looks to be setting his sights on another children’s story for inspiration, this time a book by Adam Gidwitz called A Tale Dark […]
Henry Selick is primarily known for his work in the field of stop-motion animation, having previously directed features like Coraline, James and the Giant Peach and The Nightmare Before Christmas, but now, for the first time since 2001's Monkeybone, the filmmaker is ready to dive back into the world of live-action. Show More Summary
Filmmaker Henry Selick (Coraline) is directing the live-action movie 'A Tale Dark & Grimm', based on the lauded children's book that explores the stories behind many beloved fairy tales. The post ‘Coraline’ Director Henry Selick to Helm ‘A Tale Dark & Grimm’ Movie appeared first on Screen Rant.
While his recent stop-motion projects like The Graveyard Book and The Shadow King have had trouble getting off the ground, Henry Selick is hoping to have better luck with directing a live-action adaptation of Adam Gidwitz’s joyouslyShow More Summary
While best known as a director of stop-motion animation (James and the Giant Peach, The Nightmare Before Christmas, Coraline) Henry Selick has also dabbled in live-action. There are the live-action scenes in James and the Giant Peach, for example, and his follow-up feature, Monkeybone. Now Kamala Pictures and FilmNation have set Selick to direct the [...]
Director Henry Selick is well known for directing the gorgeous stop-motion animated hits The Nightmare Before Christmas and Coraline, but now he's heading into live-action feature film territory. THR has word that Selick will be at the helm of A Tale Dark & Grimm, based on Adam Gidwitz's children's novel of the same name. Show More Summary
Coraline, James and the Giant Peach and A Nightmare Before Christmas filmmaker Henry Selick has come on board to direct a live-action version of A Tale Dark and Grimm for Kamala Pictures and FilmNation, reports
The stories from our childhoods we remember best, and often times most fondly, tend to be the ones that managed to leave a scar on our psyches. They were the ones we were probably too young to hear at the time, the ones that included some form of gruesomeness that probably shouldn’t have been included in a story for children at all. Show More Summary
THR is reporting that Henry Selick (CORALINE, A NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS, JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH) will be directing a live-action film based on Adam Gidwitz's children's book, A Tale Dark & Grimm for FilmNation. Read the full article...Show More Summary
Announced for development by FilmNation Entertainment last year, the planned big screen adaptation of Adam Gidwitz's A Tale Dark & Grimm has found a director in Henry Selick, Screen Daily reports. Selick is best known as the man behind...Show More Summary
BREAKING: Henry Selick will direct A Tale Dark & Grimm, a live action flm based on the popular children’s book by author Adam Gidwitz, who put his own take on some of the Grimm Brothers’ more gruesome stories. Tale follows two unsuspecting...Show More Summary
Today marks the 20th anniversary of the release of Tim Burton’s animated musical-fantasy masterpiece The Nightmare Before Christmas. Burton’s partnership with Nightmare director Henry Selick was a milestone in the long tradition of stop-motion...Show More Summary
First Smith, Soderbergh, Spielberg and Spike Lee, and now Henry Selick. The stop-motion master behind Nightmare Before Christmas and Coraline is adding his name to an alliterative list complaining about the filmmaking industry and its risk-averse decision-making process. Show More Summary
Henry Selick‘s stop-motion animation Shademaker hit a massive roadblock last year when Disney backed out of the project, but happily it turned out not to be dead so much as stalled. K5 International got things going again this week when it decided to back the project (now titled The Shadow King) and bring it to [...]
The filmmakers have brought on actors Pamela Adlon, Jeffrey Tambor, and Catherine O'Hara for this salvaged stop-motion adventure. [...]
Just the other day it was announced that The Nightmare Before Christmas director Henry Selick would be taking his stop-motion animated The Shadow King to the EFM to get the project financed. Website Bleeding Cool not only scored the Berlin sales poster, but also learned of the film’s voice cast: Jaden Betts as Hap; Pamela [...]