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Nov. 9, 2021

Episode 95 - The Nightmare Before Christmas

Episode 95 - The Nightmare Before Christmas

What's This? What's This? There's powder everywhere. Join your favourite TransAtlantic podcasting crew – Ian, Liam, Ethan and Georgia - as we review the most popular film that intersects the Venn Diagram of Christmas and Halloween in The Nightmare Before...


What's This? What's This? There's powder everywhere. Join your favourite TransAtlantic podcasting crew – Ian, Liam, Ethan and Georgia - as we review the most popular film that intersects the Venn Diagram of Christmas and Halloween in The Nightmare Before Christmas.  We're taking 12 photographs a second in this episode as we discuss:

  • The sheer amount of work this film was to make
  • Why the first screenwriter had to be replaced
  • Why Disney switched this to the Touchstone brand
  • Why this film is remembered so fondly
  • Exactly how long the love story is in this film
  • Ian suggests an alternate title for this movie
  • Georgia talks more about Jim Cavaziel and his ordeal in The Passion of the Christ
  • Who should take the credit for this film? The producer (Burton) or the director (Henry Selick)
  • We try and discuss the difference between fate and free will
  • Which actor steals a key scene by not saying a word
  • We reveal Tier 2 of the BFE Patreon
  • Whether or not The Nightmare Before Christmas is the Best Film Ever.

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Massive thanks to Lex Van Den Berghe for the use of 'Mistake' by Luckydog.  Catch more from Lex's new band, The Maids of Honor at https://soundcloud.com/themaidsofhonor

Also massive thanks to Moonlight Social for our age game theme song.  You can catch more from them at https://www.moonlightsocialmusic.com/

Timestamps for this episode:

  • 0:00 - Opening Banter 13:55 - Shoutouts 25:20 - Deep Dive 1:24:25 - Endgame