The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance on Netflix Review from Vulture

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Excellent review from Matt Zoller Seitz over at Vulture. We can’t wait to check this out!

There’s a bit at the start of the second episode of fantasy epic The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, a prequel to Jim Henson and Frank Oz’s 1982 feature film, that sums up everything that makes its merging of puppetry and filmmaking so special. It’s a simple scene: A minor character awakens in his bed one morning, steps into his shoes, pulls them on tight, eats a bowl of porridge at the kitchen table, spills some on his shirt, combs his hair in a hand mirror, then goes off to work as a cleaner, his duster and rag at the ready. It all feels as tossed-off as if you were watching a skilled human actor perform the actions. But the character is a puppet built in a shop, and all this marvelous naturalism is an illusion resulting from careful coordination among dozens of puppeteers, craftspeople, and filmmakers.

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