The Dark Crystal

Skirball Cultural Center Hosts Press Preview Of The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited Rodin Eckenroth/Getty Images

It’s time for another movie-themed episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind and this time Robert Lamb and Joe McCormick are bound for the world of Thra in Jim Henson’s 1982 masterpiece “The Dark Crystal.” What are we to make of these complex creatures, mythological themes and cosmological alignment?