Category Archives: Dark Crystal scene-by-scene

The Dark Crystal scene-by-scene, part 19

I freakin’ love The Dark Crystal! Let’s watch it! This post will be a long one, but wow is there a lot to talk about in this scene, 50:28-53:39 on the Blu-ray. The previous scene ended at night, when, in … Continue reading

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The Dark Crystal scene-by-scene, part 18

I freakin’ love The Dark Crystal! Let’s watch it! Today, our hero Jen hits his lowest point, 49:02-50:27 on the Blu-ray. There’s a very lengthy shot of Jen and Kira running from the Garthim’s attack on the Podling, the idea … Continue reading

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The Dark Crystal scene-by-scene, part 17

I freakin’ love The Dark Crystal! Let’s watch it! Today, we get some action and carnage, 47:11-49:01 on the Blu-ray. The Podlings are in the midst of their big-time wild party, only to be interrupted when a big, black claw … Continue reading

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The Dark Crystal scene-by-scene, part 16

I freakin’ love The Dark Crystal! Let’s watch it! The movie gets to cut loose and have a little fun in these scenes, 44:24-47:10 on the Blu-ray. We’ve seen the Podlings several times before now, as both the slaves of … Continue reading

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The Dark Crystal scene-by-scene, part 15

I freakin’ love The Dark Crystal! Let’s watch it! Today we catch up with Jen and Kira, 42:21-44:23 on the Blu-ray. First, there’s an establishing shot of some plants alongside the water. Look carefully and you can spot some critters … Continue reading

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The Dark Crystal scene-by-scene, part 14

I freakin’ love The Dark Crystal! Let’s watch it. Today it’s one of the most disgusting – and therefore one of the most beloved – scenes in the movie, 38:01-42:20 on the Blu-ray. You’ll recall that we left off on … Continue reading

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The Dark Crystal scene-by-scene, part 13

I freakin’ love The Dark Crystal! Let’s watch it. Time to meet one of the main characters, 34:32-38:00 on the Blu-ray. When we last left Jen, Fizzgig jumped out and scared him, forcing backward into some mud. Then a mysterious … Continue reading

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The Dark Crystal scene by scene, part 12

I freakin’ love The Dark Crystal! Let’s watch it. Today we’re at 32:27-34:31 on the Blu-ray. Jen is sitting in the woods/swamp, contemplating the crystal shard. He says, in voiceover, that although he has the shard, he doesn’t know what … Continue reading

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The Dark Crystal scene-by-scene, part 11

I freakin’ love The Dark Crystal! Let’s watch it! Today we’re looking at two short scenes that are far more important than they first appear, 30:42-32:26 on the Blu-ray. First, we check in with the Mystics. They’re preparing for their … Continue reading

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The Dark Crystal scene-by-scene, part 10

I freakin’ love The Dark Crystal! Let’s watch it! Today we’re wrapping things up at Aughra’s place, 28:02-30:41 on the Blu-ray. There’s a fade and accompanying music cue to show the passage of time, but the action doesn’t leave Aughra’s … Continue reading

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