The Nightmare Before Christmas to be Released on 20th Anniversary Blu-ray 3D September 10th, 2013

Posted in Amazon Pre-orders, Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D on July 5th, 2013 by Dave

The Nightmare Before Christmas

September 10th, 2013 will mark the arrival of the new Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment Blu-ray 3D release for 20th Anniversary edition of The Nightmare Before Christmas.

This 1993 stop motion musical has become a family favourite film.

It tells the story of Jack Skellington, the Halloween planner from “Halloween Town”, who discovers a portal to “Christmas Town” and decides to plan Christmas in place of Santa Claus.

The story originated as a poem written by Tim Burton while he was working as a Disney animator.

Disney reissued the film in their Disney Digital 3-D format in 2006, and was the first stop-motion animated feature to be entirely converted to stereo 3D.

The voice cast includes Danny Elfman performing the vocals for Jack’s songs, along with Chris Sarandon, Catherine O’Hara, William Hickey, Glenn Shadix and Ken Page.

The Nightmare Before Christmas was directed by Henry Selick, who also directed films like CoralineJames and the Giant Peach, and Monkeybone.

The movie was met with stromg reviews, with a Rotten Tomatoes score of 96% and an IMDb score of 8/10.

The Nightmare Before Christmas also earned $75.1M at the US box office.

Planned features for the disc include an AVC 1080p encode presented at 1.85:1, with lossless 7.1 Dolby True HD with channels.

The retail price is $49.99, or pre-order it from Amazon for $36.96, saving 26%!

Alternatively you can add it to your Blu-rayStats Wishlist.

There is also a regular Blu-ray coming, which is at Amazon for $30.93 (add it to your Blu-rayStats Wishlist).

Synopsis:

Rattle your bones and jump for joy – it’s the 20th Anniversary Edition of The Nightmare Before Christmas on scare-ific, spooktacular Blu-ray Disc! Bored with the same old scare-and-scream routine, Pumpkin King Jack Skellington longs to spread the joy of Christmas. But his merry mission puts Santa in jeopardy and creates a nightmare for good little boys and girls everywhere! Hear the genius of Danny Elfman’s sensational music in 7.1 Surround Sound as the fantastic talents and imaginations of Tim Burton and Henry Selick come to life in stunning Hi-Def. The Nightmare Before Christmas – even more eerie and extraordinary on Blu-ray High Definition!

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