Meet Bret McKenzie, the Man Behind the Muppet Music #MuppetsMostWantedEvent

The Muppets just wouldn’t be the Muppets without music. Singing and dancing is what made them so popular in the first place, so it goes without saying, that their latest movie Muppets Most Wanted is chock full of all-new terriffic toe-tapping tunes! Muppet Music Master Bret McKenzie is back in the conductor’s chair this go round. His work on 2011’s The Muppets was so inspirational and celebrational that Bret actually won an Oscar for his …

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Muppets Most Wanted Director James Bobin on Filming a Sequel, Huggability and Avoiding Sweden #MuppetsMostWantedEvent

James Bobin Director #MuppetsMostWantedEvent

He may not be as big a name as Spielberg, Lucas or Scorsese, but to me, James Bobin has them all beat. The English-born director is responsible for bringing back one of the greatest families of all time to the big screen: The Muppets. Bobin, who directed 2011’s The Muppets, is back for a second helping with Disney’s Muppets Most Wanted, this time adding a co-writing credit to his directing duties. I had the pleasure …

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Muppets Most Wanted Brings the Laughs to an All-New Global High – #MuppetsMostWantedEvent

It’s tough being a sequel in Hollywood. Sure you’ve got a built-in audience, but you also have crazy high expectations and generally get churned out quickly for big bucks all at the expense of a solid story. In the history of awesometastic movies, it’s rare that a sequel isn’t just good but better than the original. A few notable exceptions include The Empire Strikes Back, Superman II and Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan. …

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My First Muppets Interview – Kermit, Miss Piggy and Constantine Spill the Beans #MuppetsMostWantedEvent

Muppets Most Wanted interview with Kermit, Miss Piggy and Constantine

I’ve conducted a lot of eclectic celebrity interviews in my geek-filled journalstic career. Marvel co-founder Stan Lee. Luke Skywalker himself, Mark Hamill. WWF superstar The Ultimate Warrior. Family Guy creator Seth McFarlane. Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider. Not-so-silent-Bob Kevin Smith. But none of them, not a one (Sorry, Dee!), can hold a candle to the group interview I was part of last week in LA for the #MuppetsMostWantedEvent. Myself and roughly two dozen other bloggers …

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I Got My Muppet on for the Muppets Most Wanted Red Carpet Premiere at the El Capitan Theatre

Andrew Kardon Red Carpet #MuppetsMostWantedEvent

Last week, I got my Muppet on. Big time. I didn’t just get to see the new Muppets movie before everyone else… I got to attend the Muppets Most Wanted Red Carpet Premiere at the famous El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, CA! To say this was a once-in-a-lifetime experience is a tad bit of an understatement. The entire night was a crazy, non-stop blur of emotions and excitement. And popcorn. Lots of popcorn. (Yes, you get …

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