Another world, another time!
We’re back at it again with The Dark Crystal, the Jim Henson Company’s epic fantasy tale, and diving head-first into the new Netflix series, and. it’s. AMAZING!
A dark and twisted tale, The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance is not only frightening, menacing, and undeniably sinister, it’s romantic, heart-warming, and awe-inspiring! It’s the sort of show that only comes along every once in a while, the sort of creativity and majesty one can only dream of! By golly, you need to watch it!
If you need some convincing, then press that play button, because I’m going to do my best to sell this to everyone I can. Trust me, it’s worth it!
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The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance is Rated TV PG and contains a warning about flashing lights that may cause epileptic seizures, but has no detailed certificate otherwise. So, here’s my own certificate: Violence, frightening images, and thematic elements.
It features puppetry from Warrick Brownlow-Pike, Dave Chapman, Kevin Clash, Alice Dinnean, Damian Farrell, Louise Gold, Beccy Henderson, Nick Kellington, Helena Smee, Katherine Smee, Neil Sterenberg, Olly Taylor, and Victor Yerrid.
It features voice work from Taron Egerton, Anya Taylor-Joy, Nathalie Emmanuel, Jason Isaacs, Simon Pegg, Benedict Wong, Mark Hamill, Andy Samberg, Ralph Ineson, Keegan-Michael Key, Awkwafina, Bill Hader, Mark Strong, Helena Bonham Carter, Alicia Vikander, and Natalie Dormer.
Directed by Louis Leterrier.
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Melvin Benson is the founder, editor, and lead host of Cinematic Doctrine. He’s written fiction and nonfiction for over a decade with short stories featured on the Creepypasta Wiki and Wattpad. His novelette Ethereal Temptation, a teen drama with a tinge of magical-realism, can be read for free here. His hope is to see King Jesus glorified as far as the east is from the west!