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The Dark Crystal Reviews

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May 26, 2015
The Skeksis, evil creatures seeking to solidify their power, retain their ability to frighten young children, and no amount of exposure to modern media seems adequate as a defence.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
December 15, 2010
A fantastic, but more intense Muppet adventure.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
May 23, 2008
A wonderfully invented world full of characters that transcend their puppet limitations thanks to the energy and creativity of the Jim Hansen and Frank Oz team of puppeteers and voice actors
February 23, 2008
| Original Score: 4/5
August 14, 2007
An extraordinary, often mesmerizing achievement of design and performance that's held back by an underdeveloped script and a milquetoast leading character.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
July 30, 2007
Crystal is a miraculous rush of innovation and storytelling patience, and, in the last 25 years, the film has grown from a 1982 misfire, to a cult wonder, to a bona-fide classic that's timeless in stature and masterful in execution.
Full Review | Original Score: A
November 15, 2006
Points to the Henson team for trying to broaden the scope of their creatures -- and there's little denying that this particular flick still seems to hold up pretty darn well.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
July 7, 2005
You have to love a fantasy whose greatest peril is the Bog of Eternal Stench.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
May 18, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
April 26, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
May 22, 2004
Ponderous, yet unique and strangely charming.
| Original Score: 3/5
March 27, 2004
A leap into the darker side of Jim Henson's imagination, a wonderful movie.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
January 27, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
January 24, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
August 22, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
April 18, 2003
One of the most imaginative films I've ever seen, a fitting tribute to the brilliant career of the late master puppeteer, Jim Henson.
Full Review | Original Score: B
April 17, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
January 30, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
October 11, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
September 17, 2002
One of Henson's shining moments in modern-day cinema
| Original Score: 3/5
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