Home / Entertainment / ‘The Dark Crystal’ and ‘Carnival Row’ fantasy series never take off

‘The Dark Crystal’ and ‘Carnival Row’ fantasy series never take off

Netflix and Amazon both drop major fantasy projects with winged creatures heading into the Labor Day weekend: “The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance,” a 10-part prequel to Jim Henson and Frank Oz’s 1982 movie; and “Carnival Row,” starring Orlando Bloom. Each lands with a dull thud for different reasons, and one shared one — namely, feeling derivative beyond redemption.

Check Also

‘Dora and the Lost City of Gold’ cast explores their very personal feelings about Dora

Dora the Explorer holds a special place in the hearts of millions of people around …

The true genius of ‘Jane the Virgin’

The Best Show on Television is coming to an end Wednesday. Don’t take it from …