Henry Selick
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The Best 30 Films of 2009
7 Jan 2010 // 3:00 PM

In one of the rarest rating periods ever, several on the staff could successfully argue for any of the Top 30 choices as a potential number one. While not all classics, they remain the consistent cream of 2009's crop.


5 Feb 2009 // 10:00 PM

The other mother in Coraline is mother-love gone berserk, all-consuming and self-serving.

Tim Burtons The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
25 Oct 2006 // 6:00 PM

In a digital animation era, where cartoons are meticulously rendered, Nightmare plays the role of elder statesman.


All I Dream of Is a Friend - James and the Giant Peach: Blu-ray
1 Aug 2010 // 7:59 PM

Using the stop motion animation techniques that have made him an artform ace and staying relatively true to Dahl's daft vision, Selick's take on James and the Giant Peach is terrific.

Coraline - 2 Disc Collector's Edition
3 Dec 2009 // 8:02 PM

Coraline - 2 Disc Collector's Edition - Universal [$34.98]

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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