Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times
After that first second we quit wondering: This is magic, after all, so who wants to know where Henson is? show more
Cute without being insipid, funny without being childish, The Muppet Movie contains enough magic to please all ages. show more
Noel Murray The Dissolve
There’s a fair amount of Hollywood magic in the way director James Frawley and Henson’s Muppeteers stick Kermit and friends into scenarios in which he’s riding a bike, rowing a boat, and walking in cowboy boots. But the less showy effects always defined the Muppets. show more
Jim Henson, Muppet originator, and Frank Oz, creative consultant, have abandoned the successful format of their vidshow, and inserted their creations into a well-crafted combo of musical comedy and fantasy adventure. show more
Muppet magic remains a bewildering succession of wonderful bits. show more
Vincent Canby The New York Times
It's also very well written by Jerry Juhl and Jack Burns and directed by James Frawley ("Kid Blue," "The Big Bus") with a comic touch that never becomes facetious. show more
November 27, 2011 ccrawford66
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Wonderful ! Nice to see the Muppets again.
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