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Old 05-21-2018, 07:18 AM   #1
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The Happytime Murders - Official Restricted Trailer


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No Sesame. All Street. THE HAPPYTIME MURDERS is a filthy comedy set in the seedy underbelly of Los Angeles where puppets and humans coexist. Two clashing detectives with a shared secret, one human (Melissa McCarthy) and one puppet, are forced to work together again to solve the brutal murders of the former cast of a beloved classic puppet television show.

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Old 05-21-2018, 07:19 AM   #2
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Old 05-21-2018, 07:19 AM   #3
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I laughed at the silly string scene. I'll probably go see this one even though I'm not a big Melissa McCarthy fan.
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Old 05-21-2018, 07:23 AM   #4
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HaHa. Now I see why Frank Oz is crying like a little bitch on Twitter, this movie is written and directed by Brian Henson. Oz walked away from the Muppets and is reduced to begging for scraps on twitter and Henson is writing and directing feature films and a new Netflix series.
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Old 05-21-2018, 07:44 AM   #5
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This has Sausage Party written all over it. Meaning, lots of LOLs on the internet before release... and then a soft thud upon release.
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Yeah...okay. I'll check this out. It's in line with some of the shit Jim Henson used to write when he was first creating the Muppets.
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This has Sausage Party written all over it. Meaning, lots of LOLs on the internet before release... and then a soft thud upon release.
Yeah, I think we may have seen some of the best scenes already. I doubt I'll see it in the theaters but it may have some entertainment value in RedBox.
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Old 05-21-2018, 09:22 AM   #8
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Wow... that looks terrible. It's like Who Framed Roger Rabbit except they took out the charm and added a bunch of porn and dick jokes.
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Old 05-21-2018, 09:28 AM   #9
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Yeah...okay. I'll check this out. It's in line with some of the shit Jim Henson used to write when he was first creating the Muppets.
I think this movie looks awful, but I do agree that ti captures something that The Muppet's hasn't had in decades. The original muppets were meant to be transgressive. But somehow society passed them by. I'm not sure what to do with that. When the Muppets were invented, they were a response to a culture where men having long hair was counter culture. It makes sense that they would fight that battle. But our society basically has NO standards or morals now. To keep trying to be transgressive against a society that has no morals or standards doesn't feel heroic, it feels outright evil. There's no point in a race to the bottom. There's no victory to be had.

It honestly reminds me of Warren Ellis seminal comic book Transmetropolitan. It was written in the mid-ninties, but it reads like prophesy. Instead of creating a vision of the future that was utopian or dystopian, Ellis basically just took all the weird, insane, nonsensical trends that exist in society and followed them all to their logical, if absurd conclusions. As a result, the book correctly predicts future culture by satirizing current culture. The televisions in the book are almost always tuned to a popular television program called "Sex Puppets".

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I still hold onto my dream of one day producing a Muppet version of Night of the Living Dead.
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Why are her sunglasses on so crooked in the poster? I'm guessing that her head is slightly tilted and so whoever photoshopped them on didn't know how to adjust the angle of a paste.
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I would usually agree that this is terrible but I liked it. I will be curious to see how it does at the box office but I will definitely rent it.
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This was one of the previews during Deadpool 2 and it was hilarious. I think the best laughs will probably get used up in the trailers, however. Not sure I'll bother with this one, and I could see it essentially for free...
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Why are her sunglasses on so crooked in the poster? I'm guessing that her head is slightly tilted and so whoever photoshopped them on didn't know how to adjust the angle of a paste.
Thats it exactly.
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Old 05-21-2018, 12:56 PM   #15
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I went from MUST see to violently detesting this the instant I saw that creature portraying a human female as they exist in 2018.
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I think this movie looks awful, but I do agree that ti captures something that The Muppet's hasn't had in decades. The original muppets were meant to be transgressive. But somehow society passed them by. I'm not sure what to do with that. When the Muppets were invented, they were a response to a culture where men having long hair was counter culture. It makes sense that they would fight that battle. But our society basically has NO standards or morals now. To keep trying to be transgressive against a society that has no morals or standards doesn't feel heroic, it feels outright evil. There's no point in a race to the bottom. There's no victory to be had.

It honestly reminds me of Warren Ellis seminal comic book Transmetropolitan. It was written in the mid-ninties, but it reads like prophesy. Instead of creating a vision of the future that was utopian or dystopian, Ellis basically just took all the weird, insane, nonsensical trends that exist in society and followed them all to their logical, if absurd conclusions. As a result, the book correctly predicts future culture by satirizing current culture. The televisions in the book are almost always tuned to a popular television program called "Sex Puppets".
Y'know...sometimes, it's just funny to see a puppet swear and tell dick jokes.
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I like dumb things. Really. But this looks like a random Family Guy cutaway that someone decided to make into a movie. They're not even trying.
It will probably make $200 million.
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I like dumb things. Really. But this looks like a random Family Guy cutaway that someone decided to make into a movie. They're not even trying.
It will probably make $200 million.
This is one of the best posts I've ever seen here.
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I like dumb things. Really. But this looks like a random Family Guy cutaway that someone decided to make into a movie. They're not even trying.
It will probably make $200 million.
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Saw this trailer B4 deadpool. Looked pretty bad. This coming from a guy who has Greg the Bunny season 1 on DVD (the fox version not the IFC one)
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