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Muppets Most Wanted spoofs action movie posters


Mar 07
The Muppets Most Wanted promotional campaign has been as delightful as expected from the franchise, though with these new parody posters, The Muppets have upped their game yet again. Each poster parody's a famous action movie... read
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First song for 'Muppets Most Wanted' is crazy adorable


SO CUTE
Feb 28
Every time Kermit the frog dances with a gold hat and cane, my heart grows three sizes. After watching the music video for the first song from Muppets Most Wanted entitled "Sequel Song," my heart nearly burst out of my ... read
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"Hoighty Toighty Mr. Godlike Smartypants"
The Muppets have had a few Christmas specials over the years: It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie, A Muppet Family Christmas, and even the awful Artpop commercial, Lady Gaga & The Muppets Holiday Spectacular. But the... read feature

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Second trailer for Muppets Most Wanted is still adorable


"My name first, then spacebar spacebar spacebar, and your name."
Nov 20
This second trailer for Muppets Most Wanted shows off a lot more than the teaser released a few months back. We get a story (an "Evilen Froggen" named Constantine frames Kermit and takes his place), more celebrity cameos (Da... read
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First poster for Muppets Most Wanted is too adorable


Definitely MY most wanted poster.
Oct 29
Muppets Most Wanted (formerly The Muppets...Again!) is one of the few sequels I'm happy they're making. The first Muppets was a hilarious trip down memory lane, and Muppets Most Wanted looks to continue that judging by that f... read
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The Muppets...Again! will have Miss Piggy's wedding again


Somebody's getting married today...again!
Feb 12
Some new news has surfaced about a scene in The Muppets...Again! During an episode of BBC's The Film Programme, production designer Eve Stewart -- fresh from her BAFTA Film Award win for Les Miserables -- revealed what she's ... read
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Muppets sequel gets official title, plot details and pics


It should have been called The Muppeting
Jan 30
It looks like The Muppets' next globe trotting adventure finally has an official title. Brace yourselves. It's The Muppets...Again! Yeah, I didn't make that up, though I gladly would have if Disney paid me instead of who... read
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Ty Burrell replaces Christoph Waltz in The Muppets 2


Dec 07
For a while Cristoph Waltz was in talks to star in The Muppets 2, a Europe-set sequel that starts shooting early next year. Unfortunately it looks like Waltz had to decline because of his schedule. I assume this has something... read
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The Muppets sequel begins shooting in January in London


Life's a happy song when Brett McKenzie is writing it
Nov 05
Last years The Muppets seemed to be a surprise success for Disney, though I'm not sure why they didn't expect it, because anyone who's seen the movie can tell you it's fantastic. Anywho, the studio got the ball rolling o... read
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Christoph Waltz may star in Muppets sequel set in Europe


Nov 02
The Muppets was a good nostalgia trip that left lots of people longing for a follow-up. There's finally some casting news on The Muppets 2. Christoph Waltz is currently in talks for a starring role in the film. If he takes th... read
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A while back this birdy dropped some concept art for The Happytime Murders, a noir film done with puppets from the Henson people. No word what happened to the source, but I figure the bird's singing them canary tunes in a con... read feature

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Sesame Street: The Movie is a thing that's happening through 20th Century Fox. The show's longtime writer Joey Mazzarino will be writing the film's script. Obviously no word on story, and Fox has yet to comment on the project... read feature

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Fraggle Rock gets fraggle writers


May 31
The upcoming film adaptation of Jim Henson's belovedly weird, musical puppet-a-ganza Fraggle Rock has now got some writers attached to it. Jim Byrkit and Alex Manugian, who both worked on Rango, are signed on to write the Fra... read
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Got back from the city and there was an email about some new Henson project called The Happytime Murders. It's a proposed noir picture done with puppets. Think Roger Rabbit, but plush instead of paint. It looked Dillinger, li... read feature

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Hello, folks! Liberal media here. Have you seen The Muppets yet? I thought it was pretty good. My main complaint? Not nearly enough messages to children that capitalism and rich people are evil. There's a time and place for ... read feature

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Muppets lifted "Mahna Mahna" from softcore porn


Nov 29
I love old porn, and apparently the Muppets do, too. The super catchy "Mahna Mahna" that I always thought was an original song is actually from the 1968 Italian film Sweden: Hell and Heaven. The movie was portrayed as a docu... read
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Since posting part one of my interview with LOOK Effects Supervisor Max Ivins, I was able to see his handiwork in the The Muppets for myself, and I must say that the film is amazing. I haven't laughed that hard that consisten... read feature

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The alternate ending to The Muppets


Nov 28
The Muppets did well over the holiday weekend, both a critical darling and a financial success. Because of the film, NBC is currently developing a new show with muppets with Jim Henson Studios. It's not th... read
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There are two types of interviewees: ones that need to be poked and prodded in order to say anything meaningful, and ones who will continue talking until you unintentionally cut them off during a pause. Max Ivins, Supervisor ... read feature

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The Flixist Show #4: The Self-Hating Amish


Nov 24
So, I'm really, really sorry for this episode. We were two people shy, and it's just unfocused and bizarre as hell. We talk about movies really briefly, but we mostly talk about Amish hate crimes and bulls**t. Anyway, I hope ... read
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The Muppets aren't often in the public eye anymore. Disney hasn't been pushing them very heavily, and their one theme park attraction is shoved off in the corner of California Adventures- you know, the one nobody visits. Kids... read feature

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I think I've made it very clear that I am not a fan of CGI. Films like Rise of the Planet of the Apes are far less effective due to their reliance on CG characters. Fortunately, the men and women behind The Muppets ... read feature

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Bret McKenzie and Kermit The Frog duet will melt you


Nov 21
Sometimes you put things out into the universe and the universe miraculously delivers. The stars must've heard me in this case, because the New York Times captured a duet between 1/2 of Flight of the Conchords Bret McKenzie a... read
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Fantastic Muppets & Tolkien mashup illustrations


Nov 18
Guys, get ready for your mind to be blown. These are some super awesome drawings by various artists that are mashing up J.R.R. Tolkien's famous books (The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings trilogy) and -- The Muppets. With glorio... read
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Watch Jason Segel and Kermit beg Amy Adams to co-star


Nov 17
Ever since watching Freaks and Geeks (over and over again), I can't help but think of Jason Segel as a really creepy teenager no matter what role he's in. There's just something about his face, you know? I mean, I still like... read
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The Muppets are way into Twilight


Nov 15
If you don't follow Twilight or write for a movie website, you might not know that The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn: Part 1 is coming out this Friday. Well, the Muppets are certainly aware, and they dressed up to celebrate. I... read
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You may have noticed that we're a bit excited about the return of the Muppets on November 23 in their new movie The Muppets. We've pretty much been throwing up an epic amount of coverage because everything about the film has ... read feature

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Trailer: The Muppets, Bollywood style


Nov 10
Those darn Muppets just can't get enough of a good thing, and while they sadly may not be hosting the Oscars this year (Billy Crystal is never a bad thing) they can deliver unto us another parody trailer. The felt covered ga... read
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New behind the scenes Muppets featurette


Nov 10
Over the past day or so -- since Brett Ratner and Eddie Murphy resigned as producer and host of the 2012 Oscars, respectively -- the world (internet) has seen an explosion of the mostly grass-roots movement to get the Muppet... read
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Oh god, why did you let us do a second episode? Seriously, we're a bunch of jibbering idiots. We're one man short today, as Max isn't feeling well, but that doesn't stop us from talking at length about the recent Oscars c... read feature

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Support grows for The Muppets hosting the Oscars


Nov 10
So yesterday we reported that Brett Ratner and Eddie Murphy both bowed out of the Academy Awards. Veteran producer Brian Grazer (24, Arrested Development, Apollo 13) has since stepped in to replace Ratner, but the question re... read
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Body Snatchers: Threadless Muppets Tees!


Nov 09
Today, Threadless -- the online t-shirt company that makes shirts based off of user-submitted designs -- debuted its new line of Muppets inspired T-shirts! They're pretty rad! They have men's, women's, and kid's shirts, and they have a ton of designs. You can check out all of the shirts here! [Via Threadless] read






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