Monday, October 15, 2018
#15 of 31 Days of Halloween: A Nightmare Before Christmas
Most of the iconic faces of Halloween have been around a good long time. Pointed witches hats. Square jawed-noduled Frankenstein monsters. Caped vampires. It's a season that's truly about oldies that are goodies.
Now you can buy decorations of him in any Halloween store alongside your ghosties and non-clothes-wearing skeletons.
He fits right in of course, being from Halloween town. He's our bone-thin hero, who is taken by a mad whimsy and has to remember who he really is.
The film is memorable for its quirky animation, mixture of creepy themes with sweet romance, and, of course, the songs.
We've got a blow up of Jack's head for our front lawn this season, and a statue of Zero who hangs out on our sofa, freaking out our living dog. I think Jack would approve.