The Muppets
Screened in November 2011
Director: Jason Bobin. Cast: Jason Segel, Amy Adams, Chris Cooper, Rashida Jones, Jack Black, with voices by Peter Linz, Steve Whitmire, Eric Jacobson, Dave Goelz, Bill Barretta, David Rudman, Matt Vogel, and cameos by Alan Arkin, Emily Blunt, James Carville, Leslie Feist, Zach Galifianakis, Whoopi Goldberg, Selena Gomez, Dave Grohl, Neil Patrick Harris, Ken Jeong, John Krasinski, Jim Parsons, Rico Rodriguez, Mickey Rooney, Sarah Silverman. Screenplay: Chris Morgan.
Twitter Capsule: Too stuck in Old Hat jokes, leaving too little time for cutting loose. Still, plenty of chuckles. Quick gags are best.

Photo © 2011 Walt Disney Pictures
Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: C+

Academy Award Nominations and Winners:
Best Original Song: "Man or Muppet"

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