James Bobin
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The 40 Best Films of 2011
22 Jan 2012 // 4:00 PM

2011 was a year of good, not necessarily great, films, though the amazing choices by our staff might argue against such a overall cinematic classification.


Are You a Man or a Muppet? 'The Muppets'
20 Mar 2012 // 6:00 PM

My childhood has been thoroughly mined for questionable Hollywood fodder, and I was gun shy, lest this become another Transformers or G.I. Joe-sized travesty against the beloved institutions of my youth.

'The Muppets': Miss Piggy Forever
23 Nov 2011 // 7:30 AM

For all the diverting fun and silly gags, along with Fozzie Bear's fart-shoes and Miss Piggy's infinite ego, the Muppets make it their business not to condescend to their viewers.


'Muppets Most Wanted' is Quite the Caper
21 Mar 2014 // 3:00 AM

Luckily, Muppets Most Wanted is "almost" as good as the first go around, a rousing entertainment which pales only slightly in comparison to its predecessor.

//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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