“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”

” 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”

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”

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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