The Muppets

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Digested week: from the nonsensical to the ridiculous – Boris Johnson comes to town | Emma Brockes
A spat at the Met Gala, Harry’s hair and strained tolerance for the British PM as New York opens up

Emma Brockes

24, Sep, 2021 @10:13 AM

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Frank Oz on life as Fozzie Bear, Miss Piggy and Yoda: ‘I’d love to do the Muppets again but Disney doesn’t want me’
He played some of the most memorable characters of all time on The Muppet Show and Sesame Street - then became a brilliant comedy director. What is he most proud of?

Hadley Freeman

30, Aug, 2021 @5:00 AM

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The Muppets Take Manhattan: an irresistible tribute to Broadway dreamers
Our series on films about theatre ends with Kermit staging a musical spectacular with the help of some famous friends

Chris Wiegand

25, May, 2021 @5:00 AM

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The Muppet Show: Disney+ adds content warning of 'negative depictions of cultures'
Studio says it is acknowledging and contextualising culturally offensive material rather than cutting it

Natasha May

22, Feb, 2021 @4:18 AM

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Vampires, Muppets and prequels: The Great Gatsby’s new life out of copyright
The Great Gatsby is out of US copyright and fans of Fitzgerald’s novel have rushed to pay tribute with new books and fanfiction. What does it mean for the novel’s legacy?

Alison Flood

29, Jan, 2021 @8:00 AM

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A meta-masterpiece: why The Muppet Christmas Carol is the perfect festive film
With songs written by a former addict, the tale of redemption is sincere. And its heartfelt goofiness awakens your inner child

Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett

21, Dec, 2020 @11:19 AM

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Muppets Now review – Disney+ reboot boasts wit, warmth and charm
While many iterations have tried, most have failed to recapture the fun and magic of the Jim Henson era – that is, until now

Lucy Mangan

31, Jul, 2020 @11:00 AM

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What I'm really watching … just Muppet movies
Kermit the Frog – with his relentless altruism – and his crazy mob of Muppets are just the comfort blanket we need during a global pandemic

James Hanton

09, Jun, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Which Christmas movie are you?
We all have a favourite festive film. But what does it mean if you are an Elf fan or a Love, Actually aficionado?

Stuart Heritage

25, Dec, 2019 @9:00 AM

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As a social outcast the defiant weirdness of the Muppets gave me comfort | Aimee Knight
Jim Henson died before he could rescue me from a precarious home-life and whisk me off to live in New York City

Aimee Knight

19, Mar, 2019 @1:50 AM

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The ultimate festive film? No, it’s not Die Hard | Hadley Freeman
A true Christmas movie must adhere to the following scientific, mathematical and logical rules

Hadley Freeman

22, Dec, 2018 @9:00 AM

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The Muppets Take the O2 review – Kermit quips with Kylie in a riot of silliness
The anarchic comedy crew’s first ever UK date offers warmth, wit and mischief in an irresistible cavalcade of songs, skits and incongruous celebs

Brian Logan

15, Jul, 2018 @11:00 AM

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