The Muppets

Article image
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

Article image
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

Article image
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

Article image
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

Article image
Lassie go home: if you want these movie pets, you should be put down
For World Animal Day, Odeon polled Brits on which movie animals they would give a forever home. The results suggest we’d be better off with houseplants

Stuart Heritage

03, Oct, 2016 @2:41 PM

Article image
Joe Stilgoe: Songs On Film: The Sequel review - old movie tunes given new life
(Linn)

Joe Stilgoe

14, Aug, 2016 @7:00 AM

Article image
Don’t let film websites make a Muppet of you
The majority of reviewers on websites are men. So that ‘audience score’ you see on every film is really telling you what men like, not women

Patrick Collinson

23, Jul, 2016 @5:59 AM

Article image
Meep meep! Screen stars with only one thing to say
The Angry Birds movie features Sean Penn as a bird who does little but growl – but it’s just the latest in a long line of laconic film and TV roles

Stuart Heritage

15, May, 2016 @3:00 PM

Article image
When the laughter stops: how sitcom stars have fared in Hollywood
For every Chris Pratt, Woody Harrelson and now Amy Poehler, there is a Sofia Vergara or Jennifer Aniston. We look at the former small-screen stars who made the biggest splash in Hollywood

Stephen Puddicombe

13, Jul, 2015 @11:49 AM

Article image
Jason Segel, from Muppets to Sex Tape: ‘My goal is to keep walking through fear’
Xan Brooks: Jason Segel was once Hollywood’s $30m man-boy, but now he’s starring in an adult comedy with Cameron Diaz and playing David Foster Wallace in a new biopic. He can still pull off a mean pratfall, though

Xan Brooks

28, Aug, 2014 @6:00 PM

Will Muppets 2 leave us feeling green?

Stuart Heritage: With Ricky Gervais replacing Jason Segel and a storyline that calls to mind Eurotrip, the portents don't look promising

Stuart Heritage

24, Jan, 2013 @5:08 PM

Article image
Ricky Gervais in talks for Muppets sequel
Comedian tipped to star alongside Kermit, Miss Piggy and Fozzie Bear in follow-up to 2011 Muppets film

Ben Child

18, Dec, 2012 @11:12 AM

1 / 2 pages