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The Muppets (Blu-ray)

Featuring: Zach Galifianakis, Emily Blunt & Amy Adams

Format: Blu-ray | Rating: Universal Suitable for All

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  Muppets Rule

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I love the Muppets. Always have. Always will. I thoroughly enjoyed this film, it really breathed new life into the franchise. Can't wait for the next one.

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  Seriously Grown-ups Negative Reviewing a Disney Film!!

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Firstly I would like to say, i'm a grown-up... well most of the time. I loved the muppets the first time round (seems everyone says that too!)

This film is a fresh twist on the muppets, designed to both introduce little future grown-ups to the muppets and bring some nostalgia to the screen for us older people.

Yes it's funny, yes it's cringe worthy at times, yes the songs are cringeworthy too (but they'll get stuck in your head anyway!) The human actors are funny and their roles were surely never expected to be oscar winning, serious or less than childish comedy.

In short I found this an enjoyable watch and as for the kids; they ask to watch it all the time, which says it all for me!

Maybe i'm just "a muppet of a man" but 5*'s from me :)

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  Muppets Bring it ON John In Liverpool

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I went to see this film on the big screen with my stepdaughter. The cinema was full to overflowing. And may i say not all where children ( well maybe in spirit) I remember all the muppets from when they started on Sesame Street with the old crew and right through to the TV productions and then to film. This film is full of fun laughter and toe tapping songs. They are an institution that brings home family values that we should not forget. From start to finish the high points to the sad points it made you feel for all the characters old and new. I will be adding this film to my collection. Oh yes i am 56 and my stepdaughter is 21. And we both had a good laugh at ourselves and even at some of the audiance who obviously had a great time to. Dont be put off by some of the previous underated views.

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  Should have stayed in the memory

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I used to love The Muppets as a kid; watched it every week it was on.

Gonzo was always my favorite, along with Waldorf and Statler in the balcony. I don't think I've seen any episodes of The Muppet Show since they were originally aired, so they have only lived in my happy memories of childhood days...

But I bought The Muppets Blu-ray for my good lady and we watched it the other day. Whilst Kermit, Gonzo, Miss Piggy and the rest maintained their charm I thought the "human actors" were, to be honest, pretty dire. And I found the songs and productions pretty cringe-worthy too...

I wish now I hadn't watched it - and that The Muppets had stayed happily in my memories...they were great in the '70s and that, I'm afraid, is where they should have stayed.

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  This film is excellent

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Kids loved it and as an adult thought it was watchable taking into consideration that it was aimed at a very young audience. The Muppets have been granted a sequel to this film and thought it was a great way to reintroduce the characters to a new audience that 'Muppets in Space' and the other Muppet movies that were released straight to DVD (Muppets in Oz - et al) killed off the franchise for nearly 12 years. So ignore the previous review it was good for a KID's film.

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  Laughed from the First Minute, Brilliant

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Saw this with my Mum and we both were in tears of Laugher from the first minute.
Its just a feel good film with much muppet reated hilarity.

  The Muppets are Back!

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This film is simply amazing, funny, sentimental, and good family viewing!

It has some great musical numbers in it and the human cast are just as good as the muppets. The story is a good way of brining them back together and revisiting muppet glories past and i love the knowing nods that are put in throughout the film.

Must see, must buy!

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  SENSATIONAL, INSPERATIONAL, CELEBRATIONAL AND PRETTY GOOD!

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It's been over a decade since the Muppets last graced the big screen, yet Kermit, Fozzie and the gang are still remembered with fond reverence by grown up fans of The Muppet Show, The Muppet Movie or any of their other filmic outings.
It's not the grown ups, however, that this film needs to impress if it's to be considered a success. Will under 10s look at the Muppets and see just a bunch of lame, low tech puppets? Rising to the challenge is Jason Segel. The man who shoehorned a puppet musical into the climactic scene of Forgetting Sarah Marshall.
Segel's well documented Muppet mania was the catalyst that got this movie into production, seven years after Disney acquired the rights from The Jim Henson Company. He co wrote the script with Nicholas Stoller and co stars as Gary, an ordinary guy from Smalltown who takes his fiancee Mary (Amy Adams, adorable) and younger brother Walter (a 3ft chap who happens to be made out of orange felt) on an exciting trip to The Muppet Studios in Hollywood.
When Walter discovers his heroes have disbanded and an evil billionaire named Tex Richman (Chris Cooper) is planning to take over the Muppets Theatre, he realises the only way to save them is to get the old gang back together and put on a fundraiser.
This swings into motion a textbook on with the show musical comedy, celebrating the virtues of teamwork, being kind to each other and impromptu song and dance numbers the kind of thing the Muppets do best.
This update's great strength is that it marries classic Muppet antics with the most Muppety aspects of modern culture. You couldn't find two more apt human sidekicks than duo Segel and Adams, while bringing Flight Of The Conchords' Bret McKenzie in to write the songs is an inspired choice.
Perhaps there are one too many hip celebrity cameos (Dave Grohl, Zak Galifianakis, Kirsten Schaal, Leslie Feist). But those who accuse the movie of pandering too much to thirtysomething nostalgia hounds forget that the Muppets always were about bad puns, fourth wall breaking gags and broaching the silly sophisticated divide between adult and kid humour.
In an age when the R rated comedy has become mainstream, that's rare enough to be refreshing. To the ones who never watched the show as kids and had the lunch box, watch, wellies may just wonder what all the fuss about, but to the BIG kid in us the Muppets are just plain, loveable and nice.
This movie is the sunniest, happiest film in the world and if the under 10 in your life can't appreciate that, it might be time to put them up for adoption.

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  SENSATIONAL, INSPERATIONAL, CELEBRATIONAL AND PRETTY GOOD!

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It's been over a decade since the Muppets last graced the big screen, yet Kermit, Fozzie and the gang are still remembered with fond reverence by grown up fans of The Muppet Show, The Muppet Movie or any of their other filmic outings.
It's not the grown ups, however, that this film needs to impress if it's to be considered a success. Will under 10s look at the Muppets and see just a bunch of lame, low tech puppets? Rising to the challenge is Jason Segel. The man who shoehorned a puppet musical into the climactic scene of Forgetting Sarah Marshall.
Segel's well documented Muppet mania was the catalyst that got this movie into production, seven years after Disney acquired the rights from The Jim Henson Company. He co wrote the script with Nicholas Stoller and co stars as Gary, an ordinary guy from Smalltown who takes his fiancee Mary (Amy Adams, adorable) and younger brother Walter (a 3ft chap who happens to be made out of orange felt) on an exciting trip to The Muppet Studios in Hollywood.
When Walter discovers his heroes have disbanded and an evil billionaire named Tex Richman (Chris Cooper) is planning to take over the Muppets Theatre, he realises the only way to save them is to get the old gang back together and put on a fundraiser.
This swings into motion a textbook on with the show musical comedy, celebrating the virtues of teamwork, being kind to each other and impromptu song and dance numbers the kind of thing the Muppets do best.
This update's great strength is that it marries classic Muppet antics with the most Muppety aspects of modern culture. You couldn't find two more apt human sidekicks than duo Segel and Adams, while bringing Flight Of The Conchords' Bret McKenzie in to write the songs is an inspired choice.
Perhaps there are one too many hip celebrity cameos (Dave Grohl, Zak Galifianakis, Kirsten Schaal, Leslie Feist). But those who accuse the movie of pandering too much to thirtysomething nostalgia hounds forget that the Muppets always were about bad puns, fourth wall breaking gags and broaching the silly sophisticated divide between adult and kid humour.
In an age when the R rated comedy has become mainstream, that's rare enough to be refreshing. To the ones who never watched the show as kids and had the lunch box, watch, wellies may just wonder what all the fuss about, but to the BIG kid in us the Muppets are just plain, loveable and nice.
This movie is the sunniest, happiest film in the world and if the under 10 in your life can't appreciate that, it might be time to put them up for adoption.

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  Man or Muppet

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Muppet films after 1992 Christmas Carol were indeed terrible.
When I went to see this in the cinema February 2012 I was very surprised how much I enjoyed it. The musical numbers were fun (Corny but hey thats what we love about the Muppets). Cameos include Dave Grohl, Mickey Rooney and many more. Chris Cooper was great as the villian and even works in a very funny rap song.
Animal was always my favourite and his anger management scene with Jack Black was hilarious.
This film is a lovely nod to how Jim Henson made the Muppets and is great for kids and adults. If you have fond memories of the Muppet Show and the 1979 movie please visit this as you will not regret it

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