Early ‘Christmas’ in 3-D

Burton happy with pic's transition to new format

WHAT:Tim Burton‘s The Nightmare Before Christmas 3-D” preem at Hollywood’s El Capitan Monday, followed by an after-party at the Highlands.

BURTON’S CERTAIN: It’s always scary to see your movie tinkered with in post-production, so what did Burton think of the work done by 3-D innovators Real D?

“The movie is basically 3-D anyway, with the puppets and the sets, so it really felt like it lent itself to the process. I was very happy with it,” said Burton. “The technology is getting to a certain point — therefore the 3-D takes more of a subtle approach.”

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