Review for “Armour”

I loved this episode of His Dark Materials for three significant reasons. The primary reason I’m enamored, is we are introduced to Texan Lee Scoresby (played by the Broadway star Lin-Manuel Miranda), the aeronaut, and his hare daemon Hester. Scoresby and Hester start their entrance into the fourth episode with a song, which fits perfectlyContinue reading “Review for “Armour””

Actor Profile: Dafne Keen Fernández

Dafne Keen Fernandez (January 4, 2005) is a British-Spanish actress born in Madrid, Spain. The actress holds British and Spanish citizenship. She is commonly known as Dafne Keen. Keen’s parents are British Actor Will Keen and Galician Actress/Theatre Director/ Writer Maria Fernandez Ache. Her first acting role as in 2014, where she played Ana “Ani”Continue reading “Actor Profile: Dafne Keen Fernández”

Review of His Dark Materials Season 1 Episode Three “The Spies”

“The Spies” explores why Lyra remains so crucial to Ms. Coulter and reveals more of the Gyptians’ connections to the gobblers and Lyra. I have read that many viewers have dropped this episode, but I think a lot of the confusing details have been clarified during this third episode of the first season of HisContinue reading “Review of His Dark Materials Season 1 Episode Three “The Spies””

Ten Masterful Quotes from His Dark Materials Trilogy

1.“I’ll be looking for you, Will, every moment, every single moment. And when we do find each other again, we’ll cling together so tight that nothing and no one’ll ever tear us apart. Every atom of me and every atom of you… We’ll live in birds and flowers and dragonflies and pine trees and inContinue reading “Ten Masterful Quotes from His Dark Materials Trilogy”

“The Idea of North,” Ep. 2 Review

His Dark Materials only grows more mysterious and darker in the second episode “Idea of North” directed by Tom Hooper and written by Jack Thorne. We learn more about where the children have gone, at least in the first leg of their journey, and who the gobblers are, but we have no idea what Mrs.Continue reading ““The Idea of North,” Ep. 2 Review”

10 Television Shows to Watch if you Enjoy His Dark Materials

Good Omens:https://www.amazon.com/Good-Omens-Season-1/dp/B07FMK5LSX Carnival Row:https://www.amazon.com/Carnival-Row-Season-1/dp/B07S32WY5G The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina the Teenage Witch:https://www.netflix.com/title/80223989 Marvel’s Runaways:https://www.hulu.com/series/marvels-runaways-47b48273-0bac-444e-8b20-4d4a9153eeb7 Penny Dreadful:https://www.netflix.com/title/70295760 Sense8:https://www.netflix.com/title/80025744 The Expanse:https://www.amazon.com/Dulcinea/dp/B018BZ3SCM/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=The+Expanse&qid=1574119763&sr=8-1 The Watchmen:https://www.hbo.com/watchmen Legion:https://www.fxnetworks.com/shows/legion Stranger Things:https://www.netflix.com/title/80057281

Review for “Lyra’s Jordan”

“Lyra’s Jordan” was an excellent start at the introduction in the world of His Dark Materials season one written by Jack Thorne and directed by Tom Hopper. The pilot teaches us a lot about the building blocks of His Dark Materials, but still leaves us with many elements hidden. These mysterious elements can leave some viewers confused, but more desiring to watchContinue reading “Review for “Lyra’s Jordan””

Glossary for His Dark Materials TV Show

Be yourself; Everyone else is already taken. — Oscar Wilde. This is the first post on my new blog. I’m just getting this new blog going, so stay tuned for more. Subscribe below to get notified when I post new updates. Glossary for His Dark Materials (may contain some spoilers): Daemon: The animal that embodiesContinue reading “Glossary for His Dark Materials TV Show”

Introducing Decoding The Daemonverse

My name is Paloma Bennett, and I’m a pop-culture geek with an M.A. in Cinema Critical Studies from San Francisco State. I earned a B.A. in Film and Digital Media from the University of California, Santa Cruz. When I say I am a pop-culture geek, I mean that I am a massive fan of television shows, books,Continue reading “Introducing Decoding The Daemonverse”

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