Went and saw it today.
I think it's a very deep movie that succeeds because it presents a child's nightmare from a child's point of view, so it never breaks its own flow.
At the same time, I doubt it will do very well at the box office, as Americans are too afraid of sex and violence to want to show it to their children.
|Most recent blog posts from Jonathan Stark...|
|Lewis - February 08, 2009 (03:41 AM)
I've never read the book, but Neil Gaiman is wonderful. Will be on the lookout for this when it inevitibly appears in the UK in a few months...
|zippdementia - February 09, 2009 (02:54 PM)
It's a very well crafted piece. Even the fact of Coraline's name, which immediately serves to act as a barrier between her and the world (no-one can get the name right, they all call her "Caroline")