Director: Henry Selick
Starring: Dakota Fanning, Teri Hatcher
Rating: 3.5 stars (out of five)
Animation director Henry Selick (James & the Giant Peach, Nightmare Before Christmas) brings to life the creepy adventure story, Coraline, by Neil Gaiman (Sandman, Stardust, The Graveyard Book). That’s a pretty impressive combination, and it works as well as you’d expect—the movie is inventive, well-crafted and it makes excellent use of the silly 3D glasses they pass out at the door. It doesn’t feel like the “must-see” movie of the season, but you’ve got talented, solid storytellers crafting an inventive...