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Disney pics populate Annie noms

Annie Awards – Film News: 'Brave,' 'Frankenweenie,' 'Ralph' join five other pics in feature race. 8 years 12 weeks ago via jackiechan

Box Office Report: 'Expendables 2' No. 1 With $28.8 Mil, Less Than First – "ParaNorman" pulls ahead of "Sparkle" to land at No. 3; "Odd Life of Timothy Green" performs better than expected. A crush of new films -- led by The Expendables 2 -- opened on the softer side as the dog days of August gripped the North American box office. One exception was Disney's whimsical drama The Odd Life of Timothy Green, which met its mark in posting a five-day debut of $15.2 million on the strength of younger and older females (the movie opened on Wednesday). 8 years 27 weeks ago via donnieyen

Box Office Report: 'Expendables 2' Tops Friday With $10.5 Mil, But Trails 2010 Film – The sequel bumps 'Bourne Legacy' to No. 2; "Sparkle" and "ParaNorman" end the day in a dead heat for No. 3. 8 years 27 weeks ago via donnieyen

New in Theaters: 'Expendable 2', 'ParaNorman', 'Sparkle', 'Odd Life of Timothy Green'

4:03 PM 8/17/2012 by Binh Ngo
Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bruce Willis, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Chuck Norris, Dolph Lundgren and many other in The Expendables 2 were the top action stars of yesteryears until the movie producers stuck a finger in their face and told them they're no good. Instead of looking for something to blame, they got together and make the kind of movies that made them famous.

Box Office Report: 'Expendables 2' Opening Strong, But How Strong?

120817.jpg – Among the weekend's other new films, family entry "ParaNorman" and Whitney Houston's final film "Sparkle" off to nice start. 8 years 28 weeks ago via jackiechan

Critics Consensus: The Expendables 2 Is (Mostly) Big, Dumb Fun – This week at the movies, we've got macho mercenaries (The Expendables 2, starring Sylvester Stallone and Jason Statham); a zombified community (ParaNorman, with voice work by Kodi Smit-McPhee and Casey Affleck); an arboreal child (The Odd Life of Timothy Green, starring Jennifer Garner and Joel Edgerton); and troubled songstress (Sparkle, starring Jordin Sparks and Whitney Houston). 8 years 28 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Check Out Mondo's Six Fantastic Posters for Laika's 'ParaNorman' – While plenty of action fans are looking forward The Expendables 2 this weekend, families won't be disappointed with box office fare as Laika's stop-motion animated ParaNorman finally hits theaters. The buzz on the film has been quite good, and I've yet to hear a bad thing about it. In honor of the impending theatrical release, Mondo has released six different posters commemorating the twisted world of the film, and each of them are fantastic. 8 years 28 weeks ago via jackiechan

Exclusive 'ParaNorman' Clip: Attack of the Toilet Paper Monsters!

Paranorman – It's been three years since Laika Films made many ten-best lists with Coraline, the first stop-motion feature to be shot in 3-D, and now the studio is following it up with ParaNorman, out August 17. The new film is the tale of 11-year-old Norman (voiced by Let Me In's Kodi ... 8 years 30 weeks ago via jetli

A Series of Viral Posters for 'ParaNorman' – We're seeing something interesting occurring in the studio system when it comes to the art of the movie poster. They're actually giving a damn. With boutique companies like Mondo, we're seeing very talented artists interpret films ito very cool movie posters. Focus Features took the intiative to make a series of new one-sheets surrounding its family film zombie romp, ParaNorman. 8 years 33 weeks ago via brucelee

From the Set of LAIKA's ParaNorman: A Look At the Animation Process

Paranorman – Some may wonder where the next generation of horror and zombie fan will come from, and how we're going to get our young sons and daughters (or nephews and nieces) in the right head to watch the movies of George Romero or AMC's The Walking Dead. Obviously, it was built up in our DNA for one reason or another, but how do we know that kids under 10 will grow up to carry on our love for all things both dead and undead? 8 years 41 weeks ago via donnieyen
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The new 3D stop-motion comedy thriller from animation company LAIKA, reteaming the company with Focus Features after the groundbreaking Academy Award-nominated “Coraline.” “ParaNorman” is, following “Coraline,” the company’s second stop-motion animated feature to be made in 3D. In “ParaNorman,” a...
Chris Butler, Sam Fell
Focus Features
August 17, 2012