The Dark Crystal (1982) – Jim Henson and Frank Oz

1982 was a great year for genre film, and I remember seeing Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal in the theatre, and being totally in awe of it. The story for me was ok, but it was the realm I found myself in, Thra as portrayed on the big screen (though I didn’t know the name…

Trailer Tracks: The Dark Crystal (1982) – Jim Henson & Frank Oz

  Jim Henson and Frank Oz, the masterminds that helped forge so much of my childhood through the Muppets and Sesame Street tried something brave and different with this film, and while Fizzgig can be a little annoying, and the gelflings are a little boring at times, the imagery, the design, the creatures and the…

Being Elmo (2011)

I love my muppets. I’ve never made a secret of it. I own The Muppet Movie, The Great Muppet Caper, Labyrinth, Dark Crystal, I have the Muppet Show on DVD (still waiting on series 4 & 5!). I read the book Street Gang, The Complete History of Sesame Street. They always have a very special…