“The Fight to the Death” Review

I enjoyed His Dark Materials Season One Episode Seven ” The Fight to the Death,” especially since it was a nice break from last week’s action-packed episode. I will miss the Gyptians since their part in Lyra’s journey seems to be over at least for this season. We only have one more episode & theContinue reading ““The Fight to the Death” Review”

Ruth Wilson Profile

Ruth Wilson plays Mrs. Coulter in His Dark Materials. Wilson was born in Ashford, Surrey, England, on January 13th, 1982. Her mother, Mary, was a probation officer. Her father, Nigel Wilson, was an investment banker. Wilson went to a catholic girl’s school called Notre Dame School in Surrey for both primary and senior school. Ruth WilsonContinue reading “Ruth Wilson Profile”

” The Daemon-Cages” Review

“The Daemon-Cages” marks a win for the good guys. Lyra has finished the first stage of her journey as the savior of multiple worlds. This episode mostly takes place in The Station. As the episode begins, Sister Clara leads Lyra into a grey cafeteria room where all the children are having dinner. Lyra spots BillyContinue reading “” The Daemon-Cages” Review”

“The Lost Boy” Review

I found His Dark Materials Season One ” The Lost Boy” to be the most emotional episode to date. We finally learn what horrific torture the Gobblers are inflicting on the children they capture. “ The Lost Boy” introduces a new character named Will Parry who is from our modern Oxford, England. The significant storylinesContinue reading ““The Lost Boy” Review”

Differences Between His Dark Materials Season 1 & The Golden Compass (Book One of the His Dark Materials Trilogy) Part 1

I have recently started re-reading The Golden Compass. Here are the significant differences between the book and television show that I have found so far: 1. In the first book, Lyra Belacqua doesn’t want to leave Jordan college. She has a happy life playing “war” with the fellow children within Oxford University and Oxford theContinue reading “Differences Between His Dark Materials Season 1 & The Golden Compass (Book One of the His Dark Materials Trilogy) Part 1”

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””

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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