Frankenweenie review

Friday 19 Oct 2012 5:32 p.m.

By Kate Rodger

For the kids with an appetite for the macabre and scary is Frankenweenie.

The story of nerdy young science freak Victor, on a mission to bring his beloved dog Sparky back to life, is a delight, particularly in all it's gorgeous black and white stop-motion animated 3D.

Tim Burton purists young and old will find plenty to love here, its a little bit Edward Scissorhands, and certainly a little bit Corpse Bride.

Well worth a visit, and the extra for 3D.

Three and half stars.

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:: Director: Tim Burton
:: Starring: Winona Ryder, Martin Short, Catherine O’Hara, Martin Landau, Charlie Tahan, Atticus Shaffer, Robert Capron, Conchata Ferrell, Christopher Lee
:: Running Time: 97 mins
:: Rating:  PG - contains scary scenes
:: Release Date: October 18, 2012
:: Trailer: Watch here

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