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  • Movie Projector: 'Breaking Dawn' to devour three new family films

     
    This post has been corrected. See the note at the bottom for details. Multiplexes will be stuffed with new family releases over the Thanksgiving holiday, but the latest installment in the "Twilight" franchise will likely feast on the most ticket......
  • 'The Muppets:' Can the felt-y and wide-eyed find hipness?

     
    Thanksgiving brings with it the promise of many things: an abundance of side dishes, an uneven Detroit Lions game, a new holiday movie season. That last one's a little deceiving, since this year that new holiday movie season looks a lot like an old one....
  • The Muppets take TV, crash WWE 'Monday Night Raw'

     
    The Muppets: Miss Piggy and pals are scheduled for their first guest appearance on USA Network’s “Monday Night Raw” on Halloween, where they’ll plug their upcoming musical flick, “The Muppets.”...
  • Movie Review: The Muppets

     
    The big screen revival of The Muppets, cleverly titled “The Muppets,” is a generally charming exercise in nostalgia. The musical comedy whimsically and often cleverly  revisits the characters, their shtick and and the TV show and movies that...
  • 'Stuffed and Unstrung' -- an improv puppet show for adults -- is coming to Irvine

     
    Think of it as a puppet show for grownups. "Stuffed and Unstrung," which features improv comedian-puppeteers from the Jim Henson Company, will make its West Coast debut Dec. 29-Jan. 2 at the Irvine Barclay Theatre. The cast of six humans......
  • 72 Hours: As the Arcade Fire keep fans guessing, a look at the weekend's top gigs

     
    A quick look at some of the weekend's best shows -- no Grammy parties included. Friday The Arcade Fire @ ???????. Any Arcade Fire show would be in high demand, but a surprise gig at a small(-ish) venue raises the......
  • Grammy Awards: Cee Lo gets the puppet + Gwyneth treatment, and one worked

     
    All right, so it wasn't Kermit and Miss Piggy, but we knew that going in. Instead, Cee Lo was dressed like a peacock as he sat at the piano, and a group of Jim Henson puppets (they sorta look like......
  • Grammy 2011 rehearsals: Dr. Dre, Arcade Fire and the 10 potential make-or-break performance moments

     
    Rihanna, the Arcade Fire, Dr. Dre, Eminem and Miranda Lambert are among the Grammy performers. Will their appearances at the 53rd Grammy Awards be make-or-break performances? A look at Grammy Award rehearsals....
  • Maurice Sendak's new book 'Bumble-Ardy'

     
    Maurice Sendak will publish a new book titled "Bumble-Ardy" this fall....
  • Muppet Art Show opens in Orlando

     
    “It’s time to play the music, it’s time to light the lights” began the theme to the old “Muppet Show.” Here in Orlando, it’s time for an art exhibit celebrating the offbeat creations of Jim Henson — from...
  • Movie Preview: The Muppets

     
    Here's the latest trailer. Lighter on laughs, heavier on sentiment. I did laugh at one bit, a reference to Jim Henson's earliest days (car radio). Ready or not, there will be “Muppets” for Thanksgiving. Then there was this LATEST parody...