The Dark Crystal (1982) – Jim Henson and Frank Oz

1982 was a great year for genre film, and I remember seeing Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal in the theatre, and being totally in awe of it. The story for me was ok, but it was the realm I found myself in, Thra as portrayed on the big screen (though I didn’t know the name…

Trailer Tracks: Labyrinth (1986) – Jim Henson

Jim Henson, working with producer George Lucas, created a beautiful fantasy world filled with amazing characters both live action (David Bowie, Jennifer Connelly (I developed such a crush on her) and puppet, great music (David Bowie and Trevor Jones) that opened my eyes, in much the way Muppets, The Dark Crystal did, and that Farscape would…

Trailer Tracks: The Dark Crystal (1982) – Jim Henson & Frank Oz

  Jim Henson and Frank Oz, the masterminds that helped forge so much of my childhood through the Muppets and Sesame Street tried something brave and different with this film, and while Fizzgig can be a little annoying, and the gelflings are a little boring at times, the imagery, the design, the creatures and the…

Muppets: Most Wanted (2014) – James Bobin

Every now and then, when I find things aren’t going as well as they could, a dose of nostalgia tends to help me get back on track. One of the things I most love from my childhood, is The Muppets. It doesn’t seem to matter how old I get, those bunch of lovable pieces of…

Burlington Toy Con – June 2, 2013

Sue and I had a fantastic time when we to the one in March, it was amazing and we found so many things that brought back memories, that then and there Sue and I swore to attend as many of them as we can. This past weekend, we headed to Burlington again, bringing two friends…

Being Elmo (2011)

I love my muppets. I’ve never made a secret of it. I own The Muppet Movie, The Great Muppet Caper, Labyrinth, Dark Crystal, I have the Muppet Show on DVD (still waiting on series 4 & 5!). I read the book Street Gang, The Complete History of Sesame Street. They always have a very special…

Tim’s Tops of 2011

I’m gonna take a page from my creative partner, Sue, and give a run down of my favorite films of the year; though it appears that we do have a lot of the same films on our list. 1) The Muppets – This movie is sheer joy, and by far the best time at the…

Sue’s Top Flick Picks of 2011

Now that 2011 is done and gone, and 2012 is finally upon us, I thought I’d take a bit of time to go through the plethora of flicks I saw in theatres throughout the course of the year.  I dug out as many ticket stubs as I could find – yes, I keep them…I am…

Episode 7 with Sue and Tim

  Episode 7. Join Sue and I for a short chat after we went to see Hugo, and had a short discussion about interviews and our fave Christmas Specials!

What Did I Watch This Week? Vol.3

Welcome back! Sue and I decided to take a week off of podcasting this week, because, honestly, there wasn’t a lot to talk about, we figured you’d already seen our Muppets review, and if we talked about it we’d end up unintentionally spoiling moments of the film, that are best left unspoilt. And for those…