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They're closer than you think.
When Kermit the Frog and the Muppets learn that their beloved theater is slated for demolition, a sympathetic human, Gary, and his puppet roommate, Walter, swoop in to help the gang put on a show and raise the $10 million they need to save the day.
It's fine if you don't like this movie, but it probably means you're an angry, hate-filled asshole, and fuck you.
I AM A MUPPET REBORN!!!!!!!
I do not condone a man to have sexual relations with a muppet.
It's like beastiality when you think about it.
"..Your fans never left you, the world hasn't forgotten. All you need to do is show'em again!"
...and so I was drunk and sad and distraught and knew I needed something that would make it impossible to frown, to cry, or to anger. I noticed I had a forgotten copy of The Muppets and suddenly I knew it was the recipe for joy I needed now, now more than ever before...and I was right.
After all these years, I never forgot. I needed their love, and they gave it to me in spades.
While not as good as I first remember, you can't deny that you walk away from the viewing with a nostalgic twinkle in your eye, a whistle on your lips and a spring in your step... and after all, isn't that the point?
What's not to like about The Muppets? Funny, charming and endearing The Muppets work on all levels for all ages. This isn't the funniest film i've seen BUT I can't remember the last time I sat watching a film with a smile on my face for the whole 90mins.
All The Muppets gang are here including new edition Walter and I must say he is rather adorable. Jason Segel and Amy Adams are an item who are very twee and sickly but play it wonderfully and it totally works to the films credit. Also I must add, there are plenty of cameos but much of them are a case of blink and you'll miss them. I was surprised to see…
A very fun movie with a hilarious Jack Black cameo.
As a kid, I was into the Muppets. I enjoyed the TV show, the early movies and the Muppet Babies. My last Muppet cinema experience was A MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL and I still haven't seen MUPPET TREASURE ISLAND or MUPPETS IN SPACE (previews never really grabbed me then or now).
At first I didn't trust Jason Segel with the franchise, but in the end he and his co-writer and director (and music guy from Flight of the Conchords) put together a great Muppet movie up there with the classics. Their treatment of the characters as they are all rounded up was well thought through and often funny, the musical numbers great, but always total respect given to the property.
THE MUPPETS brings a joy so exact, so painfully amazing that it's hard to resist. I have problems with the film heading too many times down nostalgia lane and not really becoming it's own thing, but then I remember that the point of the movie is to re-introduce The Muppets to new generations and the generations that have adored them for decades. The cameos, the songs, the humor, it's all so, so classic.
Upon re-watching it, I forgot how much of a commentary it made on contemporary culture; the kind that can't revel in anything joyous without it being ironic. This is a generation that needs more artists like Jim Henson was, infusing them with hopes and dreams, instead of sad cynicism.
Needless to say, MUPPETS MOST WANTED is my most anticipated movie of 2014.
The Muppets are back in a dazzlingly cute, amusing, but very simple story that sees young couple Segel and Adams helping Kermit put on a show after years of absence (and according to the film, obscurity). Lots of self-referential humour and nostalgia, but the movie makes a strong point of including no cynicism, even though it's popular nowadays. Tuneful, if cheesy songs, and more fun cameos than you can shake a stick at, make for good family viewing.
I laughed so hard and so consistently.
Just bought on blu ray:) Pixarian. Gag-o-licious. Catchy. Joyful. Profound. Heartfelt. I love it:)
This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.
I will admit I loved how long the chickens clucking Cee-Lo's "Fuck You" went on.
In a way the success of this movie surprises me. It seems to be a loving ode to what The Muppets used to be and, as such, heavily references the old tv show with older song snippets, gags, and laments of the Muppets' fading popularity. With such a high level of self-awareness you'd think that most of this movie would go whizzing over kids heads. (And being that I don't have any kids to check with, maybe it does).
But for those of us with a more-than-slight interest in The Muppets, this movie is a refreshing renewal for the franchise. It is resplendent with song and dance routines, gags, and the general sensation of being a variety show, even though…
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