The Muppet Movie

Revisiting The Muppet Movie was a strange experience for me. Though I remembered it fondly, my sense of excited nostalgia was tainted by a vague feeling of dread. Too many Muppet movies had been a source of disappointment over the years, but I could never quite remember which is which. One Christmas I waited all …

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The Muppets

It’s as good as it looks and, more importantly, even better than you hope it’ll be. Like the kooky, colorful characters at its core, it’s simultaneously sweet, funny, silly, sentimental and totally huggable. Combining nostalgia, goofy humor and clever meta-esque asides, the film finds Muppet-superfan brothers Gary (Jason Segel) and Walter embarking on a trip …

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