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FILM SCREENINGS

  • Vincent

    1982. USA. Tim Burton. 6 min.

  • Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas

    1993. USA. Henry Selick. 76 min.

Saturday, December 5, 2009, 1:30 p.m.

Theater 1 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 1), T1



  • Vincent

    1982. USA. Directed by Tim Burton. Screenplay by Tim Burton. With the voice of Vincent Price. This stop-motion animated short, in which a bored little suburban boy imagines a world worthy of Edgar Allan Poe, anticipates Burton’s flair for dramatic visuals and witty wordplay. 6 min.

  • Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas

    1993. USA. Directed by Henry Selick. Story and characters by Tim Burton. Screenplay by Michael McDowell, Caroline Thompson. With the voices of Danny Elfman, Chris Sarandon, Catherine O’Hara. With its ghoulish imagery and manic-depressive antihero, The Nightmare Before Christmas straddles the line between grim children’s fable and gentle horror story. Jack Skellington, the Pumpkin King of Halloween Town, has grown weary of his crown. Obsessed with his recent discovery of this thing called “Christmas,” he attempts to shake off his malaise by usurping the mantle of “Sandy Claws” instead. 76 min.

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