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The Muppets

Genre: Comedy, Family

Director:

  • James Bobin

Writer:

    Cast:

    • Emily Blunt
    • Zach Galifianakis
    • John Krasinski
    • Amy Adams
    • Katy Perry
    • Whoopi Goldberg
    • Neil Patrick Harris
    • Selena Gomez
    • Kermit

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    Articles

    Box Office Hell — December 8

    Our Players|Coming Soon|Box Office Prophets|Box Office Guru|EW|Box Office . com New Year’s Eve|27.2|n/a|24.0|n/a|22.5 The Sitter|14.3|n/a|11.0|n/a|13.0 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 1|7.8|n/a|8.0|n/a|8.5 Hugo|7.3|n/a|7.0|n/a|6.5 The Muppets |6.2|n/a|7.0|n/a|7.3

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    Box Office Hell — December 1

    Our Players|Coming Soon|Box Office Prophets|Box Office Guru|EW|Box Office . com The Muppets|14.5|n/a|13.0|14.5|16.5 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 1|14.0|n/a|14.5|15.0|16.0 Hugo|6.5|n/a|9.0|8.0|8.0 Happy Feet Two |6.4|n/a|n/a|6.0|6.3 Arthur Christmas|5.8|n/a|6.0|6.1|6.5

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    Critics Roundup — November 24

    The Muppets |Green||Red||Green Hugo |Yellow|Green|Green||Green Arthur Christmas ||||| A Dangerous Method (NY, LA) |Green|Green|Green|Green|Green My Week With Marilyn (limited) |Green|Green|Yellow||Green Rampart (NY, LA – 1 week Oscar run |Yellow|Green|Green|| The Artist |Green|Green|||Green

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    Box Office Hell – November 24

    Our Players|Coming Soon|Box Office Prophets|Box Office Guru|EW|Box Office . com The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 1|43.0|39.7|41.0|55.0|36.0 The Muppets|33.5|35.9|31.0|45.0|37.0 Happy Feet Two |19.5|11.6|16.0|18.0|n/a Arthur Christmas|18.0|18.8|14.0|19.0|15.5 Hugo|8.5|8.7|8.0|10.0|7.0

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    “The Muppets are like Harry Potter or the Simpsons or Radiohead. If you say you don’t like them you have to explain yourself before a room of people who often react to your opinion like you just said you keep a bunch of puppy organs in a bloody sack in your closet.”

    “The Muppets are like Harry Potter or the Simpsons or Radiohead. If you say you don’t like them you have to explain yourself before a room of people who often react to your opinion like you just said you keep a bunch of puppy organs in a bloody sack in your closet.” language

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    How “Mah Nà Mah Nà,” From A Softcore Italian Movie, Became The Muppets’ “Catchiest Tune”

    How “Mah Nà Mah Nà,” From A Softcore Italian Movie, Became The Muppets’ “Catchiest Tune”

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    Barnes On Disney’s Tooling Of The Muppets For Nostalgic Oldsters And Maybe Youngsters, Too

    Barnes On Disney’s Tooling Of The Muppets For Nostalgic Oldsters And Maybe Youngsters, Too

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    Jason Segal’s Spending Christmas With His Muppet Pals

    Jason Segal’s Spending Christmas With His Muppet Pals

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    “It’s a film festival’s job—and increasingly so—to create moments of recognition, of enjoyment, of shock, of learning. Not of consumerism. Not of implementing cultural policy. But moments without pretence, unclouded by vested interests, by intervention, by cynicism, by everyday business. Committed to nothing but the thing itself. Under obligation to nothing, to no one, not even to the filmmakers themselves. To basically seek access to a form that does not yet exist, a place no one has been to, a time that has not yet come. ’A form that thinks, and a thought that forms,’ as Jean-Luc Godard has it.”
    ~ Hans Hurch, late director of the Viennale

    “There’s a mass belief that if you’re texting, you’re somehow not interrupting the conversation—you’re not being rude. It’s an illusion of multitasking. I started filmmaking when people didn’t expect to have a phone on set, when it would’ve been seen as unprofessional to pull out a phone. Phones have become a huge distraction, and people work much better without them. At first it causes difficulty, but it really allows them to concentrate on what they’re doing. Everybody understands. I’ve had a lot of crews thank me. With a set, we’re trying to create a bubble of alternate reality.”
    ~ Christopher Nolan