Wow, can’t say that this didn’t surprise me. Jim Henson’s 1982 fantasy The Dark Crystal was always sort of an odd duck. Too creepy for younger viewers, too ‘YA’ for older audiences, I get the feeling that it never quite connected with its intended audience.
So 35 years later, there’s the sequel, The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance. Visually it looks to be as weird as the original, though this time around it will be made with the use of computer graphics, which weren’t available when the first movie was made.
I’m not exactly chomping at the bit to return to the world of the Dark Crystal, but have to admit that Netflix is the perfect platform for the revival.