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History Trivia / Coraline

15th Apr '16 10:13:31 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* HeyItsThatVoice:
** Creator/KeithDavid as a black cat who seems incredibly {{Badass}} just because it's his voice. Admittedly, he was pretty badass in the book, too. Luckily, his fight with that one rat doesn't take [[Film/TheyLive five minutes of screen time]].
** Keith David voiced Spawn in Todd [=McFarlane=]'s ''WesternAnimation/{{Spawn}}'', which is based on the comic book of the same name that Neil Gaiman wrote an issue and filed a lawsuit over.
** Also, the two mothers are [[Series/LoisAndClark Lois Lane]] and [[Series/DesperateHousewives Susan Mayer]].
*** However, in the video game, she's KathSoucie.
** The Other Father is briefly voiced by John Linnell of Music/TheyMightBeGiants during his song for Coraline.
*** One wonders about the content of Mr. Jones' seed catalog. Is it full of [[CompleteWorldKnowledge made-up seeds, a list of 700 famous gardeners, and masturbation jokes]], by any chance?
*** At one point, the father mentions that he is [[IncrediblyLamePun getting a virus]]. Get it, because he's a PC?
** And Creator/DakotaFanning as the voice of Coraline.
** Mr. Bobinsky is [[WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda Tai Lung.]]
26th Jan '16 1:41:10 PM Lancelot07
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** Mr. Bobinsky is [[WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda Tai Lung.]]
20th Dec '15 7:23:39 AM 8BrickMario
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* {{Defictionalization}}: The Detroit Zoo snowglobe.

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* {{Defictionalization}}: The Detroit Zoo snowglobe. Replicas of the key to the little door and the "Little Me" doll have also been made.
10th Jul '15 9:16:06 AM erforce
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* NetworkToTheRescue: Initially, no studio showed interest in the film. Then producer Bill Mechanic (who also believed in Creator/JamesCameron and ''{{Titanic}}'' at Fox) showed interest and jumped on as a financier, which got the film made and a distributor in Universal. The movie became a SleeperHit, director Henry Selick got a deal at {{Pixar}} and the animation studio now works full-time with Universal.

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* NetworkToTheRescue: Initially, no studio showed interest in the film. Then producer Bill Mechanic (who also believed in Creator/JamesCameron and ''{{Titanic}}'' ''Film/{{Titanic|1997}}'' at Fox) showed interest and jumped on as a financier, which got the film made and a distributor in Universal. The movie became a SleeperHit, director Henry Selick got a deal at {{Pixar}} and the animation studio now works full-time with Universal.
3rd Jun '15 11:06:24 AM NWolfman
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* CareerResurrection: For Henry Selick, who's last movie was the abysmal failure that was ''Film/Monkeybone''.

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* CareerResurrection: For Henry Selick, who's last movie was the abysmal failure that was ''Film/Monkeybone''.''Film/{{Monkeybone}}''.
30th May '15 12:26:28 PM NWolfman
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* DoingItForTheArt: The production speed is about 3 seconds per day.

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* DoingItForTheArt: The production speed is about A five year production, with an average quota of 3 seconds of usable footage per day.



* The movie's production took five years, at the rate of roughly three seconds a day.
30th May '15 12:24:45 PM NWolfman
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* CopiouslyCreditedCreator: Henry Selick served as the writer, producer, director, and production designer.

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* CopiouslyCreditedCreator: Henry Selick served as the writer, producer, director, and production designer.designer and lyricist (for Other Spink and Forcible's song).



* StarMakingRole: For Laika Animation themselves, whose success with the film lead to closing their CG feature division entirely, to focus entirely on their stop motion division.

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* StarMakingRole: For Laika {{Laika}} Animation themselves, whose success with the film lead to closing their CG feature division entirely, to focus entirely on their stop motion division.
30th May '15 12:22:29 PM NWolfman
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* CareerResurrection: For Henry Selick, who's last movie was the abysmal failure that was ''Film/Monkeybone''.
24th May '15 4:37:05 AM erforce
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* HeyItsThatVoice: KeithDavid as a black cat who seems incredibly {{Badass}} just because it's his voice. Admittedly, he was pretty badass in the book, too. Luckily, his fight with that one rat doesn't take [[TheyLive five minutes of screen time]].
** Keith David voiced Spawn in Todd [=McFarlane=]'s Spawn, which is based on the comic book of the same name that Neil Gaiman wrote an issue and filed a lawsuit over.

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* HeyItsThatVoice: KeithDavid HeyItsThatVoice:
** Creator/KeithDavid
as a black cat who seems incredibly {{Badass}} just because it's his voice. Admittedly, he was pretty badass in the book, too. Luckily, his fight with that one rat doesn't take [[TheyLive [[Film/TheyLive five minutes of screen time]].
** Keith David voiced Spawn in Todd [=McFarlane=]'s Spawn, ''WesternAnimation/{{Spawn}}'', which is based on the comic book of the same name that Neil Gaiman wrote an issue and filed a lawsuit over.



** The Other Father is briefly voiced by John Linnell of TheyMightBeGiants during his song for Coraline.

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** The Other Father is briefly voiced by John Linnell of TheyMightBeGiants Music/TheyMightBeGiants during his song for Coraline.
27th Apr '15 2:35:47 PM ZuTheSkunk
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* PermanentPlaceholder: The scene with Other Spink and Other Forcible was originally meant to have a song written by TheyMightBeGiants (as was a lot of the rest of the film, but that's another matter). After hearing the placeholder song the writers had come up with, John and John said it was good enough and there was no reason to replace it.



* ThrowItIn: The scene with Other Spink and Other Forcible was originally meant to have a song written by TheyMightBeGiants (as was a lot of the rest of the film, but that's another matter). After hearing the placeholder song the writers had come up with, John and John said it was good enough and there was no reason to replace it.
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