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EAN-139780788824708   EAN-13 barcode 9780788824708
Product NameThe Nightmare Before Christmas/James and the Giant Peach (Special Editions Two Pak)
LanguageEnglish
CategoryElectronics / Photography: A/V Media: Movie / TV
Amazon.comA Buy on Amazon ~ B00004WL3E
Price New259.00 US Dollars    (curriencies)
Price Used45.13 US Dollars    (curriencies)
RatingPG - Parental Guidance Suggested
IMDbIMDb Link
Run Time155 minutes
Aspect Ratio1.66:1
CastBarret Oliver, Daniel Stern, Danny Elfman, Shelley Duvall, Vincent Price
Run Time155 minutes
Width10.5 inches    (convert)
Height0.75 inches    (convert)
Length7.5 inches    (convert)
Weight55 hundredths pounds    (convert)
BindingDvd
FormatAnimated, Closed-captioned, Color, Letterboxed, Box set, NTSC
Run Time155 minutes
Long DescriptionThe Nightmare Before Christmas For those who never thought Disney would release a film in which Santa Claus is kidnapped and tortured, well, here it is! The full title is Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas , which should give you an idea of the tone of this stop-action animated musical-fantasy-horror-comedy. It is based on characters created by Burton, the former Disney animator best known as the director of Pee-wee's Big Adventure , Beetlejuice , Edward Scissorhands , and the first two Batman movies. His benignly scary-funny sensibility dominates the story of Halloweentown resident Jack Skellington (voiced by Danny Elfman, who also wrote the songs), who stumbles on a bizarre and fascinating alternate universe called... Christmastown! Directed by Henry Selick, this PG-rated picture has a reassuringly light touch. As Roger Ebert noted in his review, "some of the Halloween creatures might be a tad scary for smaller children, but this is the kind of movie older kids will eat up; it has the kind of offbeat, subversive energy that tells them wonderful things are likely to happen." --Jim Emerson James and the Giant Peach Roald Dahl's modern classic for children becomes a delightful combination of live-action footage and stop-motion animation by the team that made The Nightmare Before Christmas --director Henry Selick and producers Tim Burton ( Batman ) and Denise Di Novi. The story concerns young James (played for real and through voiceovers by Paul Terry), who is orphaned and left in the charge of two cruel aunts (Miriam Margolyes and Joanna Lumley). Rescued by a mysterious fellow (Pete Postlethwaite), James ends up inside a giant peach, drifting over the Atlantic Ocean in the company of a gentleman grasshopper (voiced by Simon Callow), a fast-talking centipede (Richard Dreyfuss), an anxious earthworm (David Thewlis), a matronly ladybug (Jane Leeves), and a sexy spider (Susan Sarandon). The collection of actors and their creepy-crawly alter egos are a delight, especially when some of the song-and-dance numbers (tunes written by Randy Newman) get everyone going. --Tom Keogh
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