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August 17: 'ParaNorman'

Featuring the same stop-motion animation as "Coraline," this comic thriller focuses on a young boy (voiced by Kodi Smit-McPhee of "The Road") who can speak with the dead, and thus serves as a valuable asset in a town overrun by zombies and other paranormal intrusions. Casey Affleck, Anna Kendrick, Leslie Mann and John Goodman also lend their voices to a film that will look good, whether or not it's actually good.Handout photo