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Is "Monster In Paris" Catching on?

  • By Jerry Beck
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  • August 14, 2013 12:00 PM
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After being named the "Movie of the Week" in iTunes last week, Bibo Bergeron's french animated feature A Monster in Paris is now ranked #9 on iTunes.

Immersed In Movies: Bibo Bergeron discusses "A Monster In Paris"

  • By Bill Desowitz
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  • April 16, 2013 11:55 PM
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A Monster in Paris comes to Blu-ray and DVD this week from Shout Factory, a gorgeous ode to early 20th century cabaret music and The Phantom of the Opera. I interviewed director Bibo Bergeron (Shark Tale) about returning to Paris after DreamWorks to make this labor of love.

DVD Review: A Monster in Paris is One of The Most Unique Animated Features of Recent Years

  • By Greg Ehrbar
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  • March 29, 2013 12:03 PM
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I have to admit that I didn't know what to expect from A Monster in Paris, a French production that combines story elements from The Phantom of the Opera, Hugo, Frankenstein, King Kong, Moulin Rouge and La Vie En Rose. If that sounds like a mixed bag, it is, but somehow director Bergeron and screenwriter Stéphane Kazandjian make it work.