His Dark Materials

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  1. Episode 8 Betrayal
    His Dark Materials Season Finale Recap: Daddy Issues Lord Asriel may be a deadbeat dad and megalomaniac of the highest order, but give the man this: He sure can monologue.
  2. Episode 7 The Fight to the Death
    His Dark Materials Recap: Bear Justice Taken captive by Iofur Raknison the bear king, Lyra hatches the grift of her life.
  3. Episode 6 The Daemon-Cages
    His Dark Materials Recap: Mother! An episode that turns on the emotional horror of separating someone from their daemon is frustratingly, almost ghoulishly, light on actual daemons.
  4. Episode 5 The Lost Boy
    His Dark Materials Recap: A Severed Child As we say good-bye to Billy Costa in one universe, we say hello to Will Parry in another.
  5. Episode 4 Armour
    His Dark Materials Recap: Blood Debt And just like that, the Gyptian campaign gets an armored bear and an aeronaut.
  6. Episode 3 The Spies
    His Dark Materials Recap: Strike the Strength Out of Them Lyra’s time with the Gyptians doesn’t make a lot of sense on a character level, but it sure provides a lot of backstory.
  7. Episode 2 The Idea of North
    His Dark Materials Recap: Let Me Mold You In Ruth Wilson’s hands, Mrs. Coulter is both distinctive and deliciously unpredictable in her cruelty.
  8. Episode 1 Lyra’s Jordan
    His Dark Materials Series-Premiere Recap: Everyone’s Special HBO’s do-over adaptation reworks the ingredients of Philip Pullman’s iconic book trilogy for a thoughtful, moving interpretation.
  1. Episode 7 Æsahættr
    His Dark Materials Season Finale Recap: With Me or Against Me John Parry and Asriel are really taking the term “deadbeat dad” to new heights.
  2. Episode 6 Malice
    His Dark Materials Recap: Mother of us All If Mary is the serpent, what does that make Coulter?
  3. Episode 5 The Scholar
    His Dark Materials Recap: Impertinent, Intelligent, Free The series’ first episode entirely written and directed by women demonstrates exactly what’s been missing: nuance and female interiority.
  4. Episode 4 Tower of the Angels
    His Dark Materials Recap: One Knife to Rule Them All At last: A moment of pure, spine-chilling wonder.
  5. Episode 3 Theft
    His Dark Materials Recap: Pain and Possession An underwhelming and at times infuriating crossroads episode is offset by a bit of Paddington magic.
  6. Episode 2 The Cave
    His Dark Materials Recap: Negative Capability There’s a good chance Mrs. Coulter may have committed some light blackmail.
  7. Episode 1 City of Magpies
  1. Episode 8 The Botanic Garden
    His Dark Materials Series-Finale Recap: Every Atom of Me and Every Atom of You God is dead, but Eve’s sorrow is still greatly multiplied.
  2. Episode 7 The Clouded Mountain
    His Dark Materials Recap: A Cesspit of Moral Filth Mrs. Coulter’s swan song is elevated despite some weird setbacks.
  3. Episode 6 The Abyss
    His Dark Materials Recap: Mangy Vermin The TV show fails to do the harpies justice.
  4. Episode 5 No Way Out
    His Dark Materials Recap: Hold On to What’s Real Mary’s new friends, Dr. Cooper’s last stand, and the narrative betrayal of Lyra Silvertongue.
  5. Episode 4 Lyra and Her Death
    ‘His Dark Materials’ Recap: Where Will I Go? The HBO show’s fundamental dæmon problem threatens to undermine an otherwise gripping episode.
  6. Episode 3 The Intention Craft
    His Dark Materials Recap: What I Want You to Be There’s so much sexual subtext that a casual viewer dropping in on this episode would have absolutely no clue that this was once a children’s series.
  7. Episode 2 The Break
    His Dark Materials Recap: Your Strength, My Guile Coulter loses at chess, Asriel does an enhanced interrogation, and Mary Malone plays an adventure RPG.
  8. Episode 1 The Enchanted Sleeper
    His Dark Materials Season-Premiere Recap: Death Is Going to Die After a two-year wait, Asriel’s megalomaniacal campaign kinda … hits different.

The Latest His Dark Materials News

  1. emergency discussion
    How Is His Dark Materials Going to Pull This Off? The series’ final season takes on the difficult task of translating many heady, absurd, and arguably heretical elements from The Amber Spyglass.
  2. justice for hester
    His Dark Materials Renewed for a Third Season on HBO and BBC Read on for a really good Balthamos and Baruch casting idea.
  3. chat room
    His Dark Materials Star Amir Wilson Introduces His Will Parry What it was like to bring the hero of The Subtle Knife to life.
  4. babies
    Ed Sheeran, His Dark Materials Stan, Had a Baby and Named Her Lyra The singer and his wife, Cherry, welcomed their first daughter, Lyra Antarctica Seaborn Sheeran
  5. trailer mix
    Hot Priest Wears a Hoodie in the New His Dark Materials Trailer Reuniting with Phoebe Waller-Bridge, no less.
  6. emergency discussion
    Is His Dark Materials Finally Getting Good? Philip Pullman hive, activate!
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    Lin-Manuel Miranda’s His Dark Materials Mustache Was His Idea For his big entrance into the HBO series, Miranda tapped into Lee Scoresby’s yeehaw energy through the transformative power of facial hair.
  8. fleabag season 3?
    Let Phoebe Waller-Bridge Play Lyra Belacqua, You Cowards! We have a Pullman superfan in our midst.
  9. behind the scenes
    How the His Dark Materials Puppet Master Conjured Daemons on Set Lead puppeteer Brian Fisher on the benefits of using physical daemon stand-ins and Ruth Wilson’s close working relationship with her monkey puppet.
  10. tv review
    His Dark Materials Is a Gorgeous Adaptation in Need of a Purpose HBO’s imagining of Philip Pullman’s book trilogy boasts unabashedly lovely visuals, strong performances, and seemingly no idea what to do with either.