Way back in 1989, Peter Jackson released his second film, Meet the Feebles, a hardcore, gross-out puppet comedy which we decided to revisit because of a similar film being released in theatres, The Happytime Murders. And while that film is bad in all the wrong ways, Meet the Feebles is bad in all the right ones. Well, mostly the right ones.
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The Happytime Murders is a poorly paced, visually bland R-rated comedy that has a lot of ideas, none of which ever come together. It’s built around a great idea—a dirty detective comedy for adults starring both puppets and humans—but outside of a few big laughs, it disappoints on almost every level.
Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn is expecting a new horror film release, Hilary Swank is facing off against a robot, and Lucifer picks up a major character. Plus, The Happytime Murders gang remains as filthy as ever. Grab some hand sanitiser, spoilers are coming!
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Late last week, the company behind Sesame Street filed a lawsuit against the company behind The Happytime Murders to stop the movie from using the tag line "No sesame, all street." The fear was it could damage the Sesame Street brand by connecting it to the hard R-rated puppet film. Today, a judge ruled in favour of that hard R-rated puppet film.
The first trailer for the hard-R-rated puppet film The Happytime Murders says that the film is "no Sesame, all Street," and the people responsible for Sesame Street are not happy about it. In fact, they're suing.
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