Jim Henson

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It Ain’t Easy Being Big Bird, New Film Shows

In 1964, Muppet master Jim Henson picked the young puppeteer Caroll Spinney to don an 8-foot-tall bird suit for an educational children’s show called “Sesame Street.” Forty-five years later and more than two decades since Henson’s death, Spinney is still the man inside that yellow-feathered puppet, recognized the world over as Big Bird.

05/12/2015

Joseph Gordon-Levitt (Photo by Robyn Beck/Getty Images)

5 Reasons To Be Excited For Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s ‘Fraggle Rock’ Film

Dance your cares away, because a new “Fraggle Rock” film is on its way thanks to Joseph Gordon-Levitt, who will produce and star in the live-action movie.

03/20/2015

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Movie Blog: Movies Thankful For Nostalgia This Holiday Weekend

As though the holiday season weren’t already a minefield for nostalgia traps, three of the big releases this week dive headfirst into the moviegoing comforts of the past.

11/23/2011