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Great Animated Movie

By janayasd
Written August 20, 2012
I saw this movie with my husband, and two kids ages 6, and 10. The movie was great it was full of witty humor, and had some sad twists. I did not see any parts in the movie that were anymore frightening then you would see in a nightmare before Christmas type of movie. The animation was really good. As far as the "gay" reference it is only about five seconds long at the very end and it is a comment made by one of the characters. Most kids would probably not even get it. My whole family loved this movie.
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Paranorman

By cjbc31309
Written August 18, 2012
It was a cute movie but there were some parts too scary for my 5 and 2 year old. More suitable for maybe 8-10 year old. Also, some adult humor which made it enjoyable for the parents.
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Amazing message!

By bookreader876
Written August 30, 2012
I was wary about taking my seven year old cousin to see this due to what some reviews have lead me to believe, but I'm very happy I did. Paranorman's story isn't about the zombies or the witches—it's about being different, and how that's okay. It infuriates me that the same people who said how wonderful this was, teaching kids about how they should accept others for who they are, also complained about a character revealing he is gay in a one-liner at the end. Isn't that the entire point of the movie? He's gay, and that's who he is—people should accept that. Kids are more impressionable, and if they learn that being gay is fine at a young age they'll group up confident in their own sexuality rather than feel pressured into heteronormality. So it's amazing that this movie, a children's movie, treated someone's homosexuality so casually. Because that's how it should be, and this movie tells you that you're wonderful how you are and never let anyone tell you otherwise.
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ParaNorman

By kzerkel
Written August 20, 2012
Very cute movie. I took my 6 year old. There were a few scary parts for her, but other than that she liked it. Good for adults too.
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Boo, a little to dark for young kids

By Sketrs
Written August 19, 2012
Alot of adult humor and context, this could have been a good film but I think the target they are going for is 16 and over. All kinds of taboo subjects and just went to far to the dark side for kids. Pretty disappointed.
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