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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Star Wars IV A New Hope (1977) – A Space Opera Fantastic!

RATING: 5/5 DIRECTOR: George Lucas A long time ago in a galaxy far far away there was one film that began it all. Star Wars is not only a set of films but a complete movement and religion unto itself. In 1977 George Lucas created an ambitious space opera story that any man could follow … Continue reading Star Wars IV A New Hope (1977) – A Space Opera Fantastic!