So, here we are. This journey, is complete, and it’s time for another one. Except, the next one will not be the same. It never could. Lyra isn’t the same person who started on this path, Will isn’t the same boy we met. They’ve both been forced to grow up.
For a moment there, His Dark Materials lulled me into a false sense of security. For a moment, I let myself bask in the fact that, although things weren’t perfect, they were looking up. Iorek was now king, Lee was alive, Lyra and Roger were together. Everything was good. No,
“The Daemon Cages” is the best episode that His Dark Materials has aired so far and the hardest to swallow at the same time. It felt like the culmination of Lyra’s whirlwind adventure to the North with a dash of WTF when it comes to what is next for our
If there’s anything that I know about His Dark Materials “The Lost Boy,” it’s that Will is Lizzie’s favorite character. Let me backtrack. When I first started reading His Dark Materials, there was a name that kept popping up with Lizzie aka the other half of these reviews for the
His Dark Materials moves North, finally, as Lin-Manuel Miranda makes his first appearance as Lee Scoresby, Mrs. Coulter has trapped her former lover (who she still seems to have many unresolved issues with) Lord Asriel deep in the North, and oh yeah, we finally see a bear or two. I
His Dark Materials “The Spies” saw our Lyra growing up way to fast and Mrs. Coulter spiralling into a quiet and brutal anger that honestly is quite frightening and deadly. Combine that with a Gypsy community that is being persecuted and wronged just because they are the other and you’ve
Watching “The Idea of North,” I’m reminded that His Dark Materials and I go way back. I read the books for the first time when I was a teenager, and spent many a day trying to make sense of the world Pullman had created. Back then, not many people I
His Dark Materials started it’s much anticipated journey in “Lyra’s Jordan” with an episode that set up the world, delivered on some iconic characters, and made us fall in love with Lyra Belacqua, the lead of it all that will change the world as they know it. So sit back,