Issue: Volume: 32 Issue: 11 (Nov. 2009)

Coraline in 3D

Coraline is the first-ever stop-motion animated feature to be conceived and shot entirely in stereoscopic 3D.

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A high point in ‘Nightmare Before Christmas’ filmmaker Henry Selick’s career of creating handcrafted wonderlands. Wow.” –Lisa Schwarzbaum, Entertainment Weekly 

A fairy tale for an adult sensibility, in which animation and wistful thinking dance a spellbinding web of possibilities.” –Betsy Sharkey, Los AngelesTimes 

“A VISUAL MARVEL. Gorgeous to watch in all its dazzling stop-motion animation splendor. ‘Coraline’s’ exquisite images
have an undeniable whimsical appeal and writer-director Henry Selick’s imagination
is indisputable.” –Claudia Puig, USAToday

In the “Endless Walk” sequence, there were a total of 12 in-between, transition shapes going from the realistic orchard trees to the simple, geometric wire shapes.

“AN EXTRAORDINARY ACHIEVEMENT. It’s almost impossible to overstate the artistry that unfolds on writer-director Henry Selick’s screen. A darkly compelling fantasia in which every corner holds surprises.” –Elizabeth Weitzman, New York Daily News 

“★★★★★. BEAUTIFUL.
What a shrewd achievement for writer-director Henry Selick. ‘Coraline’ is gorgeous. A rich vision. There’s something going on here, something true, and it gets under the skin.” –Mick LaSalle, San Francisco Chronicle

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