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C&G Magazine: The Muppets Review

Phil Brown writes: "If ever encounter someone who hates the Muppets, chances are they shouldn’t be trusted. Something about Jim Henson’s charmingly hilarious felt creations have captured the imagination of generations of children and regressed children alike, and the original movies and TV shows still hold up in a time when (perhaps tragically) hand puppets don’t exactly qualify as the pinnacle of children’s entertainment. It’s hard to believe it’s been over 10 years since the Muppets' last big screen outing, and I can’t help but feel a whole generation of children have missed out on the delightful shenanigans of Kermit and co. Fortunately, the gang has made a long overdo return to film and in Apatow comedy veteran Jason Segel, they found and unlikely ally. The writer/actor is clearly a lifelong fan, and turned his passion for the material into easily the finest Muppet movie since the 80s. It’s not perfect, but if you’ve been jonesing for a little Muppet action lately, this should s...

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