Coraline (2009)

A certain breed of  animated film offers the best of the  horror film genre – increasingly creepy story lines and sinister atmospherics –  without the violence and gross-out images that now dominate live-action  productions.
Animated Horrors Film Series
Monday, October 11, 2010
8:30pm @ Central Library

Coraline (2009) Coraline is a curious young girl who unlocks a mysterious door in her family's new home and enters into an adventure in a parallel reality that eerily mimics her own life. Rated PG. (100 min.)

A certain breed of animated film offers the best of the horror film genre – increasingly creepy story lines and sinister atmospherics – without the violence and gross-out images that now dominate live-action productions.

Other films in the series include:

The Secret of NIMH (1982) on October 18. A timid field mouse must summon the courage to defy man, beast, and nature in her search to cure her ailing son. Based on Robert C. O’Brien’s award-winning children’s book. Rated PG. (82 min.)

The Dark Crystal (1982) on October 25. Created by Muppet masters Jim Henson and Frank Oz and featuring designs by fantasy artist Brian Froud, THE DARK CRYSTAL is the age-old tale of good vs. evil in a magical, mystical land peopled with the most marvelous creatures. To spin this tale of myth, mystery, and adventure, astounding special effects combining electronics, puppetry, make-up, hydraulics, and craft are used to create a fantastic world. Rated PG. (94 min.)