Stop-motion animation is an arcane art with an ever- diminishing number of practitioners, but director Henry Selick has taken it to an insane level of finesse and sophistication. Selick worked his way up the ranks, doing storyboards and character animation at Disney before moving into the director’s chair for 1993’s “The Nightmare Before Christmas.”

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