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Re: The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance
« Reply #15 on: 19 May, 2017, 08:37:04 pm »
Si Spurrier, Dark Crystal, that's gotta be good.

Based on the unused screenplay for the sequel, I believe… and, yes, I'm sure I've had comps so it's definitely out in dead tree format…
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Re: The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance
« Reply #16 on: 19 May, 2017, 08:37:50 pm »
I liked The Dark Crystal but the twist was so obvious that it ruined things a bit.

I didn't realise it was supposed to be a 'twist' kind of film.  I thought it's fairly obvious what's happening with the Skeksis and the urRu from the time that the Emperor / Master died simultaneously and even more so when the urRu Alchemist just vanishes at the same time that the Skeksis Scientist dies.

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Re: The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance
« Reply #17 on: 19 May, 2017, 08:39:09 pm »
Si Spurrier, Dark Crystal, that's gotta be good.

Based on the unused screenplay for the sequel, I believe… and, yes, I'm sure I've had comps so it's definitely out in dead tree format…

Yep - I've seen copies in various comic shops.  Annoyingly only from about the third issue onwards, otherwise I'd have snapped them up.  I'm hoping for a collected edition (still got my so-far unread Marvel adaptation somewhere).

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Re: The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance
« Reply #18 on: 19 May, 2017, 09:20:07 pm »
Si Spurrier, Dark Crystal, that's gotta be good.

Based on the unused screenplay for the sequel, I believe… and, yes, I'm sure I've had comps so it's definitely out in dead tree format…

Yep - I've seen copies in various comic shops.  Annoyingly only from about the third issue onwards, otherwise I'd have snapped them up.  I'm hoping for a collected edition (still got my so-far unread Marvel adaptation somewhere).

Damn yeah. You can get issue 1 at reasonable price on eBay. 2 at ouch but not horrible money BUT no issue 3. I think this is a trade wait then!

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Re: The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance
« Reply #19 on: 19 May, 2017, 10:11:40 pm »
Damn yeah. You can get issue 1 at reasonable price on eBay. 2 at ouch but not horrible money BUT no issue 3. I think this is a trade wait then!

At some point in the near future, I will start flogging my excess comps. I'll drop you a PM when I find these.
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Re: The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance
« Reply #20 on: 19 May, 2017, 10:38:57 pm »
I liked The Dark Crystal but the twist was so obvious that it ruined things a bit.

I didn't realise it was supposed to be a 'twist' kind of film.  I thought it's fairly obvious what's happening with the Skeksis and the urRu from the time that the Emperor / Master died simultaneously and even more so when the urRu Alchemist just vanishes at the same time that the Skeksis Scientist dies.

I didn't take it as a 'twist' either. You're told within the first five minutes of the film that two new races were created when the crystal shattered and that the leaders of both races are now dying.

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Re: The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance
« Reply #21 on: 20 May, 2017, 08:15:32 am »
Damn yeah. You can get issue 1 at reasonable price on eBay. 2 at ouch but not horrible money BUT no issue 3. I think this is a trade wait then!

At some point in the near future, I will start flogging my excess comps. I'll drop you a PM when I find these.

Defo do as I'll be more than happy to buy them. Thanks Jim.

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Re: The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance
« Reply #22 on: 20 May, 2017, 08:28:23 pm »
I liked The Dark Crystal but the twist was so obvious that it ruined things a bit.

The Goonies is horrible shouty rubbish but it's well made and I can see why people appreciate its feel of adventure.

Labyrinth is an imaginative, fun film and I know for a fact that many young girls (at the time) were quite affected by David Bowie's performance and tight trousers (my girlfriend is one of them - you don't want to know what gets talked about on the Facebook group :-\)

As for dark kids films - the one that always sicks in my mind is The Secret of Nimh. I haven't seen it for years but it freaked me out a bit at the time.
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