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BVHE Press Release: The Nightmare Before Christmas 20th Anniversary (3D Blu-ray Combo)

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#1 of 6 OFFLINE   Ronald Epstein

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Posted June 28 2013 - 09:06 AM

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20th Anniversary Edition of the Cult Classic

 

TIM BURTON’S ‘THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS’

 

Trick-Or-Treating Into Homes September 10, 2013

Scarily Real Picture and Sound in Blu-ray™ Hi-Def

 

Film Synopsis:  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!

 

Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Tim Burton’s cult-classic phenomenon The Nightmare Before Christmas on Blu-ray Combo Pack.

 

Voice Talent:   Chris Sarandon (The Princess Bride) as Jack Skellington speaking voice,

Danny Elfman (Simpsons) as Jack Skellington singing voice & Catherine O’Hara (Home Alone) as Sally

 

Directors:  Henry Selick (Coraline, James and the Giant Peach)

 

Producers:  Tim Burton (Edward Scissorhands, Corpse Bride), Denise DiNovi (Edward Scissorhands, Crazy, Stupid, Love), & Don Hahn (producer of the 3D Version 2006)

 

Co-Producer:  Kathleen Gavin (The Rescuers Down Under)

 

Assoc. Producers:  Danny Elfman (Farewell: Live From The Universal Amphitheater Halloween 1995), Jill Jacobs (this was her first producing role), Diane Minters Lewis (G.I. Jane) & Philip Lofaro (The Hunchback of Notre Dame)

 

Writers: Michael McDowell (Beetlejuice) – adaptation & Caroline Thompson (Adams Family) - screenplay

 

Release Date:  September 10, 2013 (Direct Prebook: 7/16; Distrib. Prebook: 7/30)

 

U.S. Packaging:  3-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack (Blu-ray 3D + Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy), 2-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack (Blu-ray + DVD) & DVD

 

Feature Run Time: 76 minutes

Rated:                                                PG in U.S. & Canada

Aspect Ratio:  BD 3D: 1.85:1; BD & DVD: 1.66:1

Sound: BD: English 7.1 Dolby TrueHD, English, French and Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital; DVD: English, French and Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital

Languages:  English, French & Spanish

Subtitles:                                             English, French & Spanish

 

Social Media Links: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheNightmareBeforeChristmas

Twitter: @DisneyPictures#NightmareBeforeChristmas 

Videos: http://www.youtube.com/DisneyMovies

 

 

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#2 of 6 OFFLINE   Jeff Cooper

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Posted June 28 2013 - 09:54 AM

This is a 3D up-convert right?


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#3 of 6 OFFLINE   Doctorossi

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Posted June 28 2013 - 10:20 AM

This looks to me suspiciously like the existing release with a schmancy slipcover on it. Can anyone confirm?



#4 of 6 OFFLINE   Matt Hough

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Posted June 28 2013 - 12:36 PM

This is a 3D up-convert right?

 

Yes.



#5 of 6 OFFLINE   Todd Erwin

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Posted June 28 2013 - 08:12 PM

It's actually a very good conversion, completed by ILM.



#6 of 6 OFFLINE   Ejanss

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Posted June 28 2013 - 09:55 PM

It's actually a very good conversion, completed by ILM.

In fact, it was the very FIRST post-conversion ever done, right on the Disney heels of Chicken Little's re-rendering, and back before the beginning of the craze, when there were still a fraction of 3D theaters to show it--Cheap Warner Laziness hadn't had a chance to set in yet. 

 

 

This looks to me suspiciously like the existing release with a schmancy slipcover on it. Can anyone confirm?

And good thing too, since I hadn't been able to find a cheap copy of the original 3D release on Amazon until last WEEK.

 

But then, this's also a good thing, in that if Blu 3D was really "dying" or "losing steam", as all the Big Newspapers tell us ( :rolleyes:  ), Disney wouldn't have bothered to include the Blu 3D in a simple repackaged  Anniversary reissue release as standard.

Nowadays, it's just taken as a natural.







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