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Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal to return to theaters for a special event!

A few years back, I saw the restored version of Jim Henson's LABYRINTH in theaters. Not only was the print of the film drop-dead-gorgeous, the experience of once again viewing the movie on the big screen transported me back to a time when practical effects were king, and Henson was a god among visual storytellers. Today, it's been announced that Jim...
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The Dark Crystal prequel series coming from Netflix and Louis Leterrier

One virtually undisputed fact in this world is that Jim Henson ’s work in the field of puppetry and animatronics is second to none, creating such classic characters as The Muppets and bringing us movies like LABYRINTH. One of his more notable works is THE DARK CRYSTAL, an 80s children’s movie that used groundbreaking animatronics to transport viewers into a new, wide and...
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Cool Videos: The unofficial director's cut of The Dark Crystal is a thing of beauty

Jim Henson 's THE DARK CRYSTAL is a childhood favorite of mine and a testament to the power of Jim Henson 's creativity. Unlike The Muppets or Sesame Street, THE DARK CRYSTAL's plush creations inhabit a darker world full of the threat of death and doom. Upon it's release in 1982, THE DARK CRYSTAL had undergone a significant series of changes to make it less brooding and dark. While...
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Ink & Pixel: The Dark Crystal

Ink & Pixel is a source of pride and joy for me as a writer and as such, Iím always striving to take this column further for those who read and enjoy it. If you yourself, or anyone you know, helped to make any of the amazing feature animated films found within this column, I would love to talk to you to further my knowledge. Please contact me at steveseigh@joblo.com so we can...
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