The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Is the Groundbreaking Fantasy Epic We’ve Been Waiting For

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The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance may be perfect nostalgia…because it never acts nostalgic. It’s a gripping fantasy that expands Jim Henson’s iconic world, challenging viewers of all ages with complex themes, horrifying imagery, and an environmental message we may need now more than ever. Also, it’s a…

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The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance’s Creators and Writer Dig Deep on Reinventing a Classic

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The Dark Crystal is a beloved fantasy film whose legacy has almost become bigger than the movie itself. Released in 1982, the movie didn’t fare well in theaters, but it’s since gained a strong following and an expanded lore. So, what does Netflix’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance bring to this growing universe,…

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Cannon Busters Is a Completely Fine Anime With a Theme That Absolutely Slaps

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There’s one big problem with Netflix’s push to secure itself as a home for anime, be it exclusive shows like Ultraman or big-name acquisitions like Neon Genesis Evangelion: Netflix pioneered the ability to skip intro sequences as you binge-watch a series. It’s an idea almost antithetical to the soul of anime itself, a…

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Netflix’s The I-Land Trailer Conjures Up the Scariest Thing of All…the Fyre Festival?

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Netflix has released the first glimpse at The I-Land with a teaser clearly designed to rip on the announcement trailer for the failed Fyre Festival—even though the limited series doesn’t look to be about that at all. Either way, something tells me this island getaway has bigger problems than disaster relief tents and…

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A New Dark Crystal Featurette and Images Highlight the Tremendous Talent Behind Thra

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It takes a village to create a world. A new behind-the-scenes video takes a look at the voice actors, writers, and puppeteers working to bring The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance to life—as well as reflect on coming back to an iconic fantasy story after almost 40 years, and how to make it shine.

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The Age of Media Corporation Mega-Mergers Is Robbing Us of Bolder, Fresher Storytelling

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Disney isn’t just the first studio to have five pictures cross a billion dollars at the box office in a single year and it isn’t just the biggest film studio right now. It’s the biggest film studio in the history of Hollywood. While investors are likely very pleased with this fact, the company’s series of monster…

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Little Known She-Ra Spinoff He-Man and the Masters of the Universe Is Being Rebooted by Netflix

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Just so we’re all on the same page regarding the important information, there are currently no plans for Netflix’s excellent She-Ra and the Princesses of Power to somehow incorporate He-Man’s prince Adam into its story. But that’s not to say that He-Man’s not about to come back in a big way.

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