It’s a dark delight.
Springing from the off-kilter mind of Tim Burton and directed by Henry Selick, this stop-motion masterpiece was a revelation when it hit theaters in ’93.
Jump forward 27 years, and the tale of Halloween head honcho Jack Skellington launching a coup on Santa Claus just gets better each time you revisit it.
The first animated film nominated for a Best Visual Effects Oscar, it started life as a Burton poem, then became something much, much more.
From Danny Elfman’s knockout musical score and songs, to the way the characters pop off the screen, it’s a timeless wonder.