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Posted on Fri, Nov 25, 2011 : 4 p.m.

'The Muppets' offers a well-done reboot of a beloved franchise

By Freelance Journalist

The Muppets
Now showing at Rave, Quality 16, Brighton
Review by Corey Hall of the Metro Times
Grade: B

Muppet mania lives deep inside the heart of Generation X, a universal passion as profound and bottomless as the baby boomers' undying affection for Saturday morning relics such as Howdy Doody. Oh sure, Jim Henson’s timeless menagerie of scruffy, cuddly oddballs has fans across all demographics, but for the children of the late ’70s and the early ’80s (myself included), the Muppets are near holy personifications of all we hold dear in the world, the ping-pong-eyed better angels of our often cynical natures.

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Sat, Nov 26, 2011 : 3:20 p.m.

I saw it with my kids and loved it! I'm not sure my kids loved it as much as I did but then again they do not have the Muppet Show to watch like I did (back in the day)! Brought back good memories for me.


Sat, Nov 26, 2011 : 1:48 p.m.

Yes! Can't wait to see it! Jim Henson was a genius!