There's a new Santa Claus in town, and if you're lucky your Christmas gifts could include a hungry snake or a severed, shrunken head.
Welcome to THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS, producer Tim Burton's animated, musical vision of a world where skeletons are considered handsome and spiders tasty. Working within the relatively obscure techniques of stop-motion animation (by which puppets are manipulated, one frame at a time, to
create the illusion of movement), Burton and director Henry Selick have pulled off a spectacular visual coup, revolving around a character known as Jack the Pumpkin King. Frustrated with the limitations of his native Halloweentown, which is p...