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The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance (Netflix) -- prequel series -- premieres 8/30/19

Old 08-13-19, 04:49 PM
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re: The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance (Netflix) -- prequel series -- premieres 8/30/19

looks exactly like the movie that i loved growing up, but more of that world, can't fucking wait. just think it will end on a down note given what we already know. but i am so game!
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I think Disney is about to run Netflix into the ground come November. But shows like this will definitely give Netflix retainership.
I do too, but I mean it "fx"-wise. Bring back more practical effects and less CG.
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looks exactly like the movie that i loved growing up, but more of that world, can't fucking wait. just think it will end on a down note given what we already know. but i am so game!
It will probably be a Rogue One type ending but it looks fantastic. Iím more excited about this than any other revisited property from my youth.
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It will probably be a Rogue One type ending but it looks fantastic. I’m more excited about this than any other revisited property from my youth.
Amen. It almost looks like exact puppets and cinematography. Henson was brilliant. Really uncanny given 35 years!
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Pretty glowing review: https://io9.gizmodo.com/the-dark-cry...aki-1837447298
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Oooh, that little Skeksis voice "hmmMMMmmm"
For years I have been making that sound to my wife...it makes her skin crawl.
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Glad to see that review. I would have been so disappointed if this was awful.

I mean, I still would have watched because it's puppets, but now I can watch it and really enjoy it.
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i can't wait!
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FWIW, the original movie has been released on a 4K UHD disk.
It can be had for around $15...
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And just like that the trailer pulled me in.
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Curious if this is a one shot deal or an ongoing series. Guess we'll find out Friday.
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Iím watching The Dark Crystal right now. Havenít seen in forever.

I thought this was a limited series...
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Looks really good on this anniversary edition Blu-ray.
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Anyone else watching movie prior?
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4K looks even better.
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Do I have to watch the movie in order to get the series?
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Not at all. But I guess for uniformity sake, it would be nice to see prior.
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Watched the 4K tonight.
Henson's imagination was incredible.
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These are the types of shows I'd love to see on Disney+. Hopefully we'll get more like them there.
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We watched it within the last couple of years, and I watched it enough times as a kid that the imagery is burned into my head pretty well so I can wait.
Besides, this is a prequel, so if it goes for a couple seasons, we can wait and watch the movie after it's done.
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I don’t know how you can get into this without seeing the movie first. I know it’s a prequel, but it set up the life and characters. It’s not like it’s complicated so much, but not knowing what a Gelfling is or Augthura or a Skesis? Seems going in blind might not be best best imo...
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Most of the characters in the movie are not in the sequel. And I'm guessing this series will be setting up everything, so you don't really need to know what a Gelfling or Skeksis is to watch this.
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Not the actual characters, but their species, their kind, there was pretty good lore established in short running time and just think it would make more sense. It would be like buying Season 13 of Supernatural without having seen a single episode in the prior 12...
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re: The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance (Netflix) -- prequel series -- premieres 8/30/19

Or watching Deadwood: The Movie without watching the series.
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I'm sure if the movie was required viewing prior to watching the series, the creators would have made that evident. But based on the trailers for this, there is no need to watch the movie. In fact, it may be a cool bonus to watch this series that sets up the events of the movie, then watch the movie to see how it all meshes together. But there will be no one who hasn't seen the movie go into this series and come out confused by it.
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