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Posted 08 September 2019 - 05:41 PM
I watched the first 2 late last week then didnt have a chance over the weekend. I like it so far and will hopefully get a couple episodes in on Monday.
The only thing that seems off is the Seksis or whatever they are called. One minute they feel like serious villains (and the things they do are serious) then another they feel almost like saturday morning cartoon villains. They just don't always feel right.
Posted 09 September 2019 - 03:18 PM
Yeah, I don't disagree that is the intention. The difference is Dick Dastardly used to cheat to try to win a race and normally was inept and his own cheating, in fact, lead him to lose races he could have won fairly.
These are villains who do some pretty evil things.
I like this show so not bashing it or anything, just think this is one aspect that doesn't work quite right
Posted 10 September 2019 - 08:09 PM
Watched 3 and 4. It keeps getting better. I felt they did a better job with the Skeksis overall in these last 2 episodes. That banquet scene was pretty cool. The Hunter is bad ass. I like how the Gelflings are starting to come together, although based on the state of affairs at the start of the original Dark Crystal movie we know this can't really end all that well.
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Posted 10 September 2019 - 09:13 PM
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Posted 12 September 2019 - 05:49 PM
Posted 13 September 2019 - 08:35 AM
I only have one episode left. What an excellent series. The practical effects and the amount of world building they have done is fantastic. With the amount of time it took them to create this series and that we know it does not end well for the Gelflings, I wonder if this is all they are doing.
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