Monday, August 30, 2010

The NJNM Podcast: Ep. 7 - The Dark Crystal and Labyrinth

In this week's episode, Ben, Pat, and Tyler discuss a couple of Jim Henson's 1980's fantasy films: The Dark Crystal and Labyrinth.


Panther Joe said...

Ben, the new design is looking spiffy. Marvelous stuff.

Great podcast as always, gents. I will have to politely disagree with your notion that the David Bowie dance and music numbers are throwaways--it added a certain creepiness to his character, while at the same time letting you digest all of the tricks and turns we just witnessed within the labyrinth (such as the two doors, the liar and the truth, a favorite riddle of mine)

Also, another reason to like Didymus was his strange resemblance to Master Splinter in the live action Ninja Turtles movies. He was supposed to be a fox, but swayed more to the rodent side of Kindgom Animalia.

Once again, smashing job, and thank the Lord for a Clint Eastwood movie.

Ben Pearson said...

You know what? Now that you mention it, the dance numbers did add a creep factor to the proceedings.

And perhaps my love of Didymus was due to a subconscious recollection of Master Splinter. Nice call - I honestly didn't make that connection.