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Zootopia’s Connection with Jim Henson and Why You Need to See It

Going into Zootopia I wasn’t expecting to be deeply moved by a film starting talking animals. It is one of those rarities that makes you laugh out loud and immediately…

Making of A Scene: Muppets Riding Bikes in The Great Muppet Caper

When this scene was mentioned in the Filmspotting podcast (which I absolutely recommend) it immediately captured my imagination. I remember seeing it for the first time when I was little and it…

Being Elmo: A Puppeteer’s Journey

When I saw for the first time who Elmo was handled by I was speechless. It was a tall handsome man called Kevin Clash.” How could this guy talk in…

The Muppets Movie

You can tell from the opening credits of this film that Jason Segel is a big Muppet’s fan and grew up with them. The script (his)  knew exactly which notes to…

The Muppets Movie and the Great Legacy of J. Henson

Jim Henson never yelled, not at anyone or himself. He was a leader by example. And everyone respected him. Those are the words of a former coworker of his, which joins…

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