The Dark Crystal (1982) “Henson’s Dark Masterpiece”

DIRECTORS: Jim Henson and Frank Oz RATING: 4.5/5 The 1980’s were something of a Golden Age for fantasy films. Although constrained by the technological limitations of the day, the makers of these films swung for the fences. Nothing encapsulates this better than The Dark Crystal. The film takes place in a world thrown out of balance … Continue reading The Dark Crystal (1982) “Henson’s Dark Masterpiece”

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Thor: Ragnarok (2017) “I Lost My Hammer And That’s Pretty Fresh”

RATING: 4/5 DIRECTOR: Taika Waititi Thor: Ragnarok plays with itself well. Kiwi director Taika Waititi wants his audience to have fun and enjoy themselves. Not only that, he wants his actors to be excited too. All of that you'll find here. The pre title sequence sets up the tone of the film just like you'd watch … Continue reading Thor: Ragnarok (2017) “I Lost My Hammer And That’s Pretty Fresh”