the muppets

  • ‘Muppets’ Deserves Best Picture Nomination
    ‘Muppets’ Deserves Best Picture Nomination

    The Muppets is currently the best reviewed wide-release film of 2011 and with good reason: it’s a comic and musical tour de force. (John and I will agree to disagree.) At 98% “Fresh” on Rotten Tomatoes with 132 reviews counted, three unfavourable—“Rotten”—reviews are all stand between it and a perfect 100% score. After seeing The…

  • The Muppets Disappoints
    The Muppets Disappoints

    The Muppets, the seventh film bringing Jim Henson’s The Muppets to the silver screen, is receiving tremendous critical and popular acclaim. It currently holds a 97% rating, “Certified Fresh,” on Rotten Tomatoes, gets 4.5 stars out of 5 from the viewing public, and even claimed a very glowing review here…

  • The Muppets Opens Today
    The Muppets Opens Today

    Disney The Muppets movie opens in theaters today. If you read Mike B’s review then you know it’s already getting high marks. We’ve got one last film clip to share to get you excited: Once you’ve seen the movie, please come back here and use this as an open thread…

  • The Muppets is One of Year’s Best
    The Muppets is One of Year’s Best

    At one point in the writing process, I considered putting this review to song—that’s how much I enjoyed The Muppets, opening in theatres Wednesday. It’s the best comedy of the year. Jason Segal and co. have done for the Muppets what J.J. Abrams did for Star Trek: revitalize a massively popular…

  • Pulling the Strings on Disney’s The Muppets
    Pulling the Strings on Disney’s The Muppets

    It’s been 12 years since the last big screen adventure that stared The Muppets. And there was a good reason for that, the films were creative and box office disappointments. Disney’s challenge, since taking over the brand, has been to find a way to recapture the old magic and bring…

  • ‘Muppets’ Soundtrack Album Available Today
    ‘Muppets’ Soundtrack Album Available Today

    Update: Amazon has a sale on MP3 ($4.99) or CD ($6.99). Thank you to many readers for pointing this out. The Muppets original soundtrack finally went on sale today from Walt Disney Records. It’s available on CD and iTunes for only $9.99. Get it and I guarantee you’ll be listening to…

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