The Rainbow Connection Restored: Thoughts On The Muppets

One of the things I love about seeing a movie at the Alamo Drafthouse is the pre-show entertainment.  So when the time came to see The Muppets, there really wasn’t much question of where I’d go.

Of course, as I walked into the auditorium, a clip from The Muppet Show was playing: Harry Belafonte’s transcendent performance of “Turn The World Around”.  With just a few frames, I was a kid again, in that time when the Muppets HAD me with every show.

And when the movie started, they had me all over again… Continue reading