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The Muppets Review Roundup: ‘Like Getting a Big, Warm Hug’

After an ad campaign that entertained us for months, the reviews for The Muppets are finally in, and they're pretty uniformly positive. The movie has a 99% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, and those worries about Segel not "getting" the Muppets seem [...]

By Hallie Cantor

Jason Segel Leads a Tour Through His Lovable Filmography

Fresh off SNL, Jason Segel continues effortlessly riding the gale-force winds of The Muppets promotion by taking us through his past roles. He even reveals the true goals behind Judd Apatow's movie making career:

By Hallie Cantor

SNL Recap: Jason Segel’s Great Muppet Revival

During SNL's first season in 1975, a recurring segment was an appearance by the Muppets. These slow, lengthy pieces took place in The Land of Gorch and featured ugly, monstrous characters like King Ploobis and Scred, whom Lorne Michaels and Jim [...]

By Erik Voss

Jason Segel’s SNL Promos Leave Us With Urgent Questions

After watching this week's SNL promos, you may have more questions for Jason Segel and Vanessa Bayer than ever before. How long does it take to get used to being on SNL? Which muppet would all the other SNL cast members be? And most [...]

By Hallie Cantor

The Old Muppeteers Are Worried About the New Muppet Movie

Not all is groovy in Muppet land. Those in the know are doubting whether The Muppets writer Jason Segel has upheld the tradition of the early Muppets films. According to the article, "the concern among Muppets insiders is that [Jason] Segel and [...]

By Hallie Cantor