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The Muppets
This Muppet reboot is an absolute delight and puts an end to the great Muppet diaspora.
"...is an absolute delight. It hews very closely to the original item, with all the original Muppet characters on..."

Nov. 25, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Tonight: The Dark Side of 'The Muppets'
'It's A Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie' at Blue Starlite Drive-In
"...Are you a Muppet fan? Okay, yeah, who isn't these days? However, depending on your lust for Miss Piggy,..."

Dec. 22, 2011 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

Muppets Most Wanted
This re-energized franchise has found its second wind: The Muppets' eighth movie proves that eight is not enough.
"...It’s time to play the music, it’s time to light the lights. Yes, those..."

March 21, 2014 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Muppets From Space
"...Hingle and Hollywood Hogan. I'm sorry, but when did the Muppets get da funk? With a soundtrack featuring the..."

July 23, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Muppet Christmas Carol
The Muppets bring cheer to Ebenezer Scrooge.
"...Dickens' A Christmas Carol have come and gone over the years, but the proverbial question still remains: do we..."

Dec. 11, 1992 Movie Review by Pamela Bruce

The AggreGAYtor: July 24
Your daily dose of LGBTQ news
"...America mourns Sally Ride, the Muppets eat less "chikin,"� and Grindr drops the baton...."

July 24, 2012 Qmmunity Post by Brandon Watson

The Wonderful World of Frank Oz
It’s time to meet the folks behind Muppet Guys Talking
"...Muppets. They taught us to count, the value of diversity,..."

March 10, 2017 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Lovers, the Dreamers, et al.
An April shower of Muppets programming at the Alamo Ritz
"...If you've had some distance between then and now – "then" meaning those formative childhood years..."

April 1, 2011 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

Put the T and V in Thanksgiving
Holiday specials to ease you through the food coma and into the weekend
"...It's the day before Thanksgiving, and there on your chair, you're..."

Nov. 29, 2013 Screens Feature by Monica Riese

Muppets Treasure Island
"...pirates and buried riches, Muppet Treasure Island carries on the legacy of the late Jim Henson: sweet-natured fun, with..."

Feb. 16, 1995 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Meet the Feebles
"...by: Peter Jackson. Starring: Mark Hadlow, Donna Akersten and the voice of Stuart Devenie. Imagine Kermit the Frog had..."

April 8, 1994 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Peter and the Wolf Go to Texas
Lionheart Youth Theatre's new adaptation unites the music of Mother Falcon with the puppets of Glass Half Full Theatre
"...To get from the Peter and the Wolf that you know (Russian folk..."

Dec. 11, 2015 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin and the Academy
'Tree of Life,' 'Bullhead' score Oscar nominations
"...The Tree of Life, filmed throughout Central Texas by longtime..."

Jan. 24, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

The Other Stars in the Galaxy
"...by Marjorie Baumgarten, Sarah Hepola, Marcel Meyer, and Jessica..."

May 21, 1999 Screens Feature

Frank Oz on Muppets, Disney, and Being Puppies at SXSW
The great director gets candid at the fest
"...Kohn interviewed Oz, focusing primarily on his work behind the camera – starting with The Dark Crystal. Oz said..."

March 13, 2019 SXSW Post by Ashley Moreno

The Happytime Murders
Puppet comedy crime caper is less Feebles, more just feeble
"...As a theatre kid of the early 2000s, no Broadway show better..."

Aug. 24, 2018 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

The Stepford Wives
Remake will quickly go from an idea that's misbegotten to a movie that's completely forgotten.
"...Directed by: Frank Oz. Starring: Nicole Kidman, Matthew Broderick, Glenn Close, Bette Midler, Christopher Walken and Roger..."

June 11, 2004 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Book of Mormon Movie, Volume 1: The Journey
The leaden acting, tablecloth wardrobe, and Sixties-era Star Trek set design are more likely to leave nonbelievers stupefied than awestruck.
"...we really need him? Even in his present condition, the former Hercules could emote up a storm compared to..."

March 12, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The AggreGAYtor: November 14
Your daily dose of LGBTQIA news
"...Pat Robertson says “hubba hubba,” Frank Ocean hangs with the Kaiser, and Rahm Emanuel goes on the offensive. Butterfly..."

Nov. 14, 2012 Qmmunity Post by Brandon Watson

Unleashing the Summer Blockbusters
Your cinematic calendar for the must-see big releases
"...Solo: A Star Wars Story (Buena Vista, PG-13) The origin story of everyone's favorite Corellian escapes both the..."

May 18, 2018 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

DVD Bonus: Meet the Fraggles
Jim Henson's fantastical creations dance our cares away
"...It was back in 2006 at the old Alamo Drafthouse on Colorado, as part of a..."

May 15, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Unbelievable Summers at the Paramount
The most unforgettable moments from this year’s classics of cinema
"...For 42 lazy, hazy, Central Texas summers, the Paramount Summer Classic Film Series has given viewers refuge..."

May 18, 2018 Screens Feature by Chronicle staff

The Cult of Nick Curran Remembers His Guitar Genius
From rhythm & blues to rockabilly and punk, the late Austin shredder lived to subvert genres
"...Iggy Pop once claimed that his groundbreaking group the Stooges plied a version of the blues aimed at..."

Sept. 29, 2017 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

The Big Chill
Wild Thing Chip Taylor waxes political on 'New Songs of Freedom'
"...To truly understand the success a single song can achieve, look up songwriter..."

June 27, 2008 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

The World of Sid & Marty Krofft / H.R. Pufnstuf: The Ultimate Box Set
"...The World of Sid & Marty Krofft(Kid Rhino, 1999, VHS:..."

Dec. 10, 1999 Screens Feature by Ken Lieck

The Spill Diaspora
Two websites devoted to film and popular culture have risen from the ashes of Spill.com
"...When talking to Korey Coleman about Spill.com, the now-defunct movie review website he founded in 2006, he's..."

Nov. 28, 2014 Screens Feature by Austin Heiberg

Film Flam
Machete, Muppets, and more
"...Workshopping in Italy, celebrating with the Muppets, and programming at the Drafthouse: There's plenty of..."

Sept. 20, 2013 Screens Post by Monica Riese

Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf's
This doc about the storied department store stays relentlessly on-message.
"...Directed by: Matthew Miele...."

May 24, 2013 Movie Review by Leah Churner

It's All About Respect
The Texas Puppetry Festival
"...doesn't mean puppets have anything to live down, be they the iconic Kermit and company or the stunningly articulated..."

Feb. 24, 2006 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Talking Bullshit With Nell Scovell
Muppets writer on buzzwords and the uphill battle for women in comedy
"...On Sunday, the writer Nell Scovell appeared on the SXSW Interactive panel..."

March 16, 2016 SXSW Post by Jen Sorensen

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