Labyrinth: The Ultimate Visual History
A little light reading for the oubliette
- Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Jim Henson's masterpiece
- Exclusive interviews, rare sketches, set photos and more
- With a foreword by the Babe with the Power himself!
So, the Labyrinth is a piece of cake, is it? Well, let's see how you deal with this little slice...Through dangers untold and hardships unnumbered, Jim Henson's Labyrinth transformed from box office disappointment to beloved modern classic. And now, just in time for the film's 30th anniversary, you can take home a definitive compendium charting the film's magical creation through the eyes of the artists, costume designers, and creature creators who made it a fantasy masterpiece. Labyrinth: The Ultimate Visual History is the best kind of wish fulfillment: the kind that doesn't cost a small child to enjoy.
This deluxe coffee table book is definitely on our shortlist of preferred oubliette reading materials. In-depth commentary from the cast and crew is combined with rare sketches, concept art, and candid set photography to form one visually stunning volume. The book includes exclusive new interviews from Jennifer Connelly, Brian Henson, Brian Froud, and George Lucas, as well as a foreword by the Babe with the Power himself, Toby Froud. Find out which other rock stars Henson considered for the role of Jareth before casting David Bowie (we can all agree he made the right decision). Go inside Jim Henson's Creature Shop and see how your favorite creatures were created - even Higgle. Hedgewart. Er... Hoggle. Poor Hoggle. So grab a peach, slip into your tightest pants, and settle in for another journey beyond the goblin city - this book is sure to cast a spell over you (with minimal slime or snails, we promise!).