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Friday | Mostly Muppet Dot Com

The Muppets & Rule 63

I realize that Rule 63 doesn't have anything to do with musical theatre, but it's the closest thing to explaining the next two links: The first is a faithful rendition of Jesus Christ Superstar as sung in the style of The Muppets while the second is a Muppet-ized version of the Rocky Horror Picture Show: the lyrics remain the same but the tunes are ... (more)


Related Topix: Jim Henson

Thu Apr 17, 2014


"Muppets Most Wanted": More or Less

It's not easy being green ... in a gulag. The latest Muppets movie has a some laughs but lacks spirit.


Related Topix: The Muppets, Prison

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Block Island Times

Road Trip Movies Part Three: Against the Odd

The phrase "according to plan" rarely rings true on road trips. Wrong routes, mis-advertised lodgings and lousy decisions made by everyone involved are the only guarantees.


Related Topix: The Muppet Movie, Family, Comedy Movies, Adventure, Musical Movies, The Muppets Take Manhattan, The Great Muppet Caper, Jim Henson, Frank Oz

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

Brian Henson's creature comforts: My memories of...

For years, Jim Henson's Creature Shop has given life to the iconic puppets and creatures in your favorite children's shows , sci-fi movies , and other endlessly-rewound projects .


Related Topix: Family, Labyrinth, Adventure, Musical Movies, Children TV, Sesame Street, Animated TV, Entertainment, Television, Jim Henson, Fraggle Rock

Sun Apr 13, 2014

NBC Philadelphia

The Muppets Are More Philly Than You Think

Billy Barretta, the voice and puppeteer behind several Muppets' characters, is both.


Related Topix: Muppet Treasure Island, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Muppets from Space, Family, Action Movies, Adventure, Musical Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Frank Oz, Kevin Clash

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Your essential weekend movie planner

While on a grand world tour, The Muppets find themselves wrapped into an European jewel-heist caper headed by a Kermit the Frog look-alike and his dastardly sidekick.


Related Topix: The Muppets, Jim Henson, Jason Segel, Any Day Now

Tucson Weekly

Cinema Showdown: Much Ado About The Surveillance State Edition

I don't think I've ever been able to watch The Muppets after creator Jim Henson died in 1990.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, The Great Muppet Caper, Family, Musical Movies, Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Celebrities, Diana Rigg

Williston Observer

Popcorn: "Muppets Most Wanted" More or Less

Director James Bobin, entrusted with bringing "Muppets Most Wanted" to the silver screen, dives into the toy box of things Muppets and dexterously assembles all the parts that comprise the famed franchise, except for one.


Related Topix: The Muppets, Prison

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Romford Recorder

Avenue Q comes to Brookside Theatre in Romford

Dubbed the 'musical of the decade' by the Sunday Times, Avenue Q is coming to Romford's Brookside theatre next week.


Related Topix: Greater London County, England, Essex County, England, Kevin Clash, Publishing, Media, New Times

Sat Apr 05, 2014


Millennials just don't get it! How the Muppets created Generation X

The Muppets shaped "30 Rock," Jimmy Fallon, "The Office," Zadie Smith -- and gave Gen X license to change the world Disney's "Muppets Most Wanted" was released late last month, and despite reviews presaging disappointment, America took to their theaters to see how the latest installment of karate chops and site gags would fare.


Related Topix: The Muppets, Jim Henson, Frank Oz

Fri Apr 04, 2014


Miss Piggy, and Kermit, present their new Muppet Most Wanted nail colours for OPI

MUPPETS Most Wanted hit screens at the end of last month and to celebrate, global nail brand OPI have launched eight limited edition nail lacquers inspired by the film.


Related Topix: Jim Henson

Thu Apr 03, 2014


ANDPOP's OTP, Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog, Cover One Direction's "Little Things"

Any muppet-loving kid with a heart would know that Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog are television's OTP.


Related Topix: Jim Henson, Dance, One Direction, Pop/Rock

Sun Mar 30, 2014


Gervais felt lucky to work with The Muppets

Ricky Gervais has said he couldn't believe his luck at getting to work on the new Muppets movie, Muppets Most Wanted.


Related Topix: Kevin Clash, Ricky Gervais

Fri Mar 28, 2014

KCCI-TV Des Moines

Review: The Muppets are still Kermie after all these years

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, The Great Muppet Caper, Family, Musical Movies, The Muppets, Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Entertainment

The Daily Beast

Why the Muppet Movie Is a MessBy Brandy Zadrozny

How could they have gotten it so wrong? It should be impossible to make anything other than a brilliant Muppets film.


Related Topix: The Muppets Take Manhattan, Family, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, The Muppets, Frank Oz, Jim Henson

Times Record News

Hi ho! Kermit the Frog here, still cool

Jay Maidment/Disney Enterprises Gonzo, Miss Piggy, Kermit, Floyd, Walter and Scooter go on a world tour with the rest of the Muppets in "Muppets Most Wanted."


Related Topix: Jim Henson

Tue Mar 25, 2014


Movie Review: Muppets not always 'Wanted' but still needed

When "The Muppets" came out in 2011, it was an event; 12 years had passed since Kermit the Frog and company's last movie.


Related Topix: Jim Henson, The Muppets

The Huffington Post

One Guy Singing 'The Rainbow Connection' In All The Muppet Voices Makes Our Day

In honor of " Muppets Most Wanted " hitting theaters, McGoiter performed "The Rainbow Connection," originally made famous by Kermit the Frog in "The Muppet Movie" in 1979.


Related Topix: The Muppet Movie, Comedy Movies, Family, Adventure, Musical Movies, The Muppets, Jim Henson, Frank Oz

Basingstoke Gazette

REVIEW: Muppets Most Wanted

CREATED almost 60 years ago by Jim Henson, Kermit The Frog and his hand-operated chums gained a new lease of life in 2011 with the release of the seventh feature film, snappily entitled The Muppets.


Related Topix: Jim Henson, The Muppets, Bret McKenzie

Warrington Guardian

VIDEO: Warrington cast of hit musical Avenue Q visit Guardian office

IT has been a Broadway and a West End hit and has won three Tony Awards but now the Avenue Q phenomenon is coming to Cheshire.


Related Topix: Kevin Clash