Friday, March 23, 2012
1708 - The Muppets
I'm also a fan of Jason Segal and Amy Adams and so when I saw this in theatres I had high hopes. I remember feeling weird while watching it. Almost like I wanted to like it more than I was. It's full of some great moments, but a lot that are just... well.. good.
I love half of the songs (Everything that I Need, Pictures in my Head, Man or Muppet) and the rest just feel like filler, and not great filler. Actually there are some songs in this that I downright dislike. Chris Cooper doesn't fit. I don't know why, but he didn't add anything to the mix for me, and I HATE the "maniacal laugh" bit. Did people actually find that funny?
So as a re-introduction film, it was pretty decent. But I'd like to think that there's still a great Muppet film coming down the pipeline. This one was just merely good for me. I'm still glad I sprang for the Wokka Wokka edition bluray! :)