The Nightmare Before Christmas
Time Out says
A treat from Hollywood's most unlikely Midas: an original fairy tale, screenplay by Caroline Thompson from a story and characters created by Tim Burton, adapted by Michael McDowell and told in stop-motion animation with a lively score by Danny Elfman. Jack Skellington, the Pumpkin King, is bored with his annual Halloween triumph. A chance visit to nearby Christmastown gives him an idea: he and his spooky friends will stand in for Santa this Christmas! This beautifully realised confection will delight grown-ups of all ages.
Cast and crew
William Hickey, Catherine O'Hara, Chris Sarandon, Danny Elfman, Glenn Shadix
Denise Di Novi, Tim Burton