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John Matrix's rating of the film The Dark Crystal

THE DARK CRYSTAL is like LABYRINTH if you removed any comforting human presence, got rid of all the fun songs, and magnified the creepiness by 75%. The artistry of puppet dream team Jim Henson and Frank Oz is apparent in every frame. About 80% of this movie is well done. The other 20%, the plot and dialogue, is a loud, wet fart that goes on just long enough to make you uncomfortable.