Hallowe’en this year marked a minor milestone in my house. After Charlotte got her sackfull of candy, we returned home and watched The Nightmare Before Christmas. We watched the whole thing, and as far as I can remember this is the first time she’s sat with me and watched an entire full length feature film, animated or otherwise.
This is a Fat Dad With Glasses review, which means I’ll be mostly covering it from the father-of-a-five-year-old-girl angle. If you want my grown-up independent type view point… Here you go:
Despite being a fresh take, it still features a pretty derivative theme. However, the movie is very entertaining. It’s a masterwork of visual and musical achievement.
If you would like that opinion expanded upon… Seriously? You can go pretty much anywhere else on the internet. Or bait me with a comment below. It’s shockingly easy to get me to talk about something “I’m not gonna talk about” with comments.