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Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas

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Tim Burton's the Nightmare Before Christmas

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG
performer:
Chris Sarandon, Danny Elfman, Catherine O'Hara, Paul Reubens, William Hickey
director:
Henry Selick
Producer:
Tim Burton
genre:
Sci-fi and Fantasy, Animation

We gave it an A

This deluxe, three-laserdisc edition of the charming dark fable is the video equivalent of a fat, coffee-table art book — crammed with great stuff you probably won’t absorb in one sitting. Which means that along with a gorgeous freeze-frameable (standard play) transfer of Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas, you get audio commentary by director Henry Selick, a making-of documentary, deleted scenes, trailers, storyboards, production photos, and two early works from producer Burton Frankenweenie (a monster-flick parody as on-target as Young Frankenstein) and the animated Vincent in its first release. A terrific package. A

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