On November 9, Kevin got into the holiday spirit by joining Andrew Robinson from G-Man Reviews on a live-tweet of Tim Burton’s classic, The Nightmare Before Christmas. Here’s a log, complete with time-code for your home-viewing pleasure.
NIGHTMARE 01:15 – I’d like to see what goes down behind that Thanksgiving turkey door.
NIGHTMARE 02:15 – This is an awesome opening sequence. Quite brilliant with music and setting the bar for stop-motion.
NIGHTMARE 04:10 – The blind pugsly kid is the creepiest thing in Halloween Town, IMHO.
@gmanreviews Creepy clowns.
NIGHTMARE 05:30 – Whoa… the gill man is a gill woman. AWesome.
NIGHTMARE 05:50 – “The most blood drained in a single evening.” Awwww… the vampires win that every year.
NIGHTMARE 06:50 – Zero! I want my own ghost dog with a rudolph nose.
NIGHTMARE 09:20 – Jack walking down the spiral mountain is the single image that made me need to see this movie when it 1st came out.
NIGHTMARE 10:30 – Tim Burton + Harry Selick + stop motion + Danny Elfman = AWESOME.
NIGHTMARE 11:30 – Jack playing fetch with Zero with his own rib is excellent.
NIGHTMARE 12:00 – I want to replace my doorbell with a scream. That would scare away solicitors.
NIGHTMARE 12:40 – “I’m only an elected official here. I can’t make decisions by myself!” True in Halloween Town. True in the real world.
NIGHTMARE 13:30 – Why are there psychadelic mushrooms in front of the St. Patty’s Day door?
NIGHTMARE 15:30 – “There’s children throwing snowballs instead of throwing heads.” I might be saying this come first snow.
NIGHTMARE 16:30 – Could you imagine how freaking terrified that elf would have been if he woke to see Jack standing over him?
NIGHTMARE 18:45 – “Frog’s breath will overpower any odor.” This will be the perfect gift for some people I know.
NIGHTMARE 20:40 – Love how Jack Skellington just stole this snow plow from Christmas town.
NIGHTMARE 24:00 – You know… when Jack Skellington describes Santa Claus… it is pretty terrifying.
NIGHTMARE 24:55 – At least this movie is too old for Jack to be reading “Christmas for Dummies.”
NIGHTMARE 25:50 – Sally’s bed doesn’t look comfortable at all… even for Halloween Town.
NIGHTMARE 27:15 – Paddington Bear! Nooooooo!
NIGHTMARE 29:30 – William HIckey was awesome as the voice of the mad doctor.
NIGHTMARE 31:05 – Wow… those vampires were really cutting it close to sunrise.
NIGHTMARE 33:25 – X-mas lights on an electric chair. Would be hilarious if they actually did that somewhere. Just to get into the spirit.
NIGHTMARE 34:45 – Lock, Shock and Barrel. These kids are just so sweet, right?
NIGHTMARE 35:35 – Does crossing your fingers really mean you can lie? Would that hold up in a court of law?
NIGHTMARE 38:15 – You know… this “Kidnap the Sandy Claws” song makes me think Jack made a bad choice of kidnappers.
NIGHTMARE 40:20 – The Easter Bunny only got scared at the zombie. That’s one dumb bunny.
NIGHTMARE 42:20 – Bloody bullet holes in a toy duck. That makes me laugh every time.
NIGHTMARE 43:15 – Now hold on. He didn’t spend much time at all designing that rat hat. I call shenanigans!
NIGHTMARE 44:15 – These cute little elves have no idea what’s coming. They are going to totally shit themselves.
NIGHTMARE 45:20 – You have to hand it to the Halloween Town folks. They did in <2 months what the Christmas Town folks take a whole year.
NIGHTMARE 46:25 - Hey Jack... We've got Santa, and boy is he pissed!
NIGHTMARE 48:48 0 Who'd think you'd need fluorescent skeletons painted on bats to make them scarier, but it works.
NIGHTMARE 50:40 - The Oogie Boogie song symbolizes the battle between two overweight holiday icons.
NIGHTMARE 52:25 - "This fog is as thick as jellied brains." What a cliche... LOL
NIGHTMARE 56:30 - "And what did Santa bring you, honey? - shrunken head... awesome!
NIGHTMARE 56:45 - "Attacked by Christmas toys? That's strange." That cop underreacted a bit to that, doncha think?
NIGHTMARE 58:30 - It's amazing how quickly the media turns on the Pumpkin King.
NIGHTMARE 59:55 - Erm... apparently Oogie Boogie has a foot fetish.
NIGHTMARE 1:00:20 - Hey look! Kevin is on the list!
NIGHTMARE 1:02:00 - Christmas is canceled in this movie. Also canceled in the TV cartoon special Night Before Christmas. stupid mouse.
NIGHTMARE 1:03:55 - So the message of the movie is that it's okay to ruin X-mas as long as you felt good doing it.
NIGHTMARE 1:06:00 - "What!? Snake Eyes?!" Not Nicolas Cage's best movie at all.
NIGHTMARE 1:08:00 - Santa Claus sure ain't jolly right now.
NIGHTMARE 1:10:15 - That Gill Woman is loving the snow... until she freezes ('cause she's cold-blooded... get it?)
RT @gmanreviews: It's official I want to rewatch Coraline now
NIGHTMARE 1:11:50 - And God bleed us, everyone. And ROLL CREDITS!
Final word on THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS - Brilliant film, stands up today. Best bridge between Halloween & Christmas. A tradition.
Big thanks to @gmanreviews for live-tweeting along with me on THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS!
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