Thursday, November 4, 2010

Watch Tim Burton's 'Vincent' on Psychobabble

Tim Burton's early animated short Vincent (1982) reveals all the gruesome imagination and skeletal style his Nightmare Before Christmas would display at feature-length eleven years later. Vincent is a young boy (clearly modeled after the filmmaker, himself) who'd rather spend the day reading Edgar Allan Poe tales, zombifying his dog, and worshiping Vincent Price than following his mom's instructions to go play outside in the sun. Price narrates with trademark relish.

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