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Discussion in 'Muppet Headlines' started by Frogpuppeteer, Jun 17, 2011.
Oh this movie is gonna be DYNAMITE!
remember guys this is a trailer
movie trailers always use songs that are never in the final movie,
and im sure once it comes out everything will look crisp and clean again a trailer...remember green lantern has a ton of issues in its trailer that they fixed in the final version
as for the joke with Fozzie , remember fozzie is a terrible comedian, yes we all love him but his issue is he is always trying to get that laugh so yes i could easily see him doing that...and i mean come on fart shoes is it really that awful?
yea i cringe but not in a oh god no why a fart joke more of a oh fozzie not again
but again this is a trailer....lets not claim we already know the whole movie from these few short out of context scenes we have seen so far...lets not become the next transformers fans
Again, it looks like a short "1980's cleaning up montage" parody in the movie.
right but even then we wont know if this is the final song till said day of the movie
The fact that we're having to discuss this at all makes me disapointed in this movie so far. But I do agree that trailers aren't always the most accurate representation of the final film.
But in the meantime, I'm going off to watch The Muppet Movie which managed to get along fine without lowest common denominator humor. Imagine that!
so ive watched this trailer about a thousand times since i found it....anyone else catch the faint mahna mahna when they show the worn down theater
The fart joke didn't bug me so much. If Kermit tells Fozzie that that's the kind of lowbrow humor that plays in Reno, but not the Muppet Theater, I'll be good with it. Was it just me or did Fozzie's legs appear unusually long in that shot?
The one gag that bugged me was Walter on the electric fence. Just standing and staring at him for too long, not trying to rescue him, just didn't do it for me.
On the other hand, so many things made me smile. The arches, the crowded car ride (with Mahna Mahna--please tell me that's the original show version so least Jim Henson's voice will be heard in this movie!), Bobo's fencing scene, the Bunsen & Beaker at CERN, Miss Piggy actually sounding like herself...lovin' all that!
First off--YAY! Love this trailer, could not be more excited.
Secondly, I loved the Fart Shoes joke! Not because it was a fart joke--because it was a commentary on fart jokes. And because it followed the line about "artistic integrity." Perfect irony. It reminded me of the "not stooping to cheap 3D tricks" from MuppetVision.
There's not much I can add to what has already been said. But despite the few "problems" in the trailer, I still think that this will still be a fantastic movie!
One question I do have though, at 0:48, are those the Moopets?
I just think they would have done the same kind of commentary years ago without restoring to that kind of humor.
Still going to watching The Muppet Movie now, lol.
i feel like we are making a mountain out of an ant hill with this fart shoes joke....for all we know it could just be in fast in the actual film as it is in the trailer a quick 5 second joke and on to the next part...remember we aren't the only ones this movie is for
and i mean is it really so awful that we are going to let it ruin this film for us
Just seen this trailer, and now more than ever I'm over-joyed and so excited! So many more characters we hadn't seen yet in previous promotions, finally have their presence in this film confirmed (Rizzo, Pepe, Bobo, Robin, a Rabbit, etc).
And I would be slightly remiss if I didn't mention that the last two shots with Scooter surrounded by a plethora of Muppet characters, rocking out to "We Built This City", just warms my nerdy heart
Any idea how soon this will be added to iTunes?
Megamind's trailer threw in a fart that WASN'T EVEN in the final product. I was so disappointed they had one in there and when I saw the film and realized it was a cheap trick for the trailer only, I was SOOOO relieved.
Now, I have to be nitpicky about this but, I'd feel a LOT more comfortable if Fozzie said "Whoopie shoes" instead... and I agree that we're basically working ourselves up for a short gag that probably will work in context of the film. I'm a little more annoyed they used "Say Hello to my Little Friend" but again, at least with the Chef saying it they managed to get it to work better.
I'm still excited, I still think it's gonna be great, and at least it's not going to star a pop star that can't act. But I do say the trailer could have been better. The actual movie footage they used in the parody trailers actually seemed stronger than any 5 second throwaway gag.
Even when I was a kid I wouldn't have found that funny....
But yes I know, we could be overreacting. I won't assume the worst.
I've gotten my grandsons hooked on the Muppets now! 7 & 3, both boys love to watch the first three seasons of the show and all the movies.
I'm so proud! *sniff*. I told them I'd take them to see this at the theater
It seems human nature these days to judge an entire movie from a 30 sec-2 min trailer, and really wish people wouldnt do that...im not saying you arnt entitled to your opinion, but at least give the Movie a chance...the muppets are back on the big screen ..if you see it and dont like it after thats fine...but to write it off from one small joke from the struggling in comedian bear we all know and love is a bit much
Good for you, glad they like it!
Actually, we kinda ARE the primary ones the movie was made for, Muppet fans. But yeah, kid's movies and all.
I'd be a liot more ticked off if the fart was an ACTUAL fart. I distinctly rememger Fozzie playing with Whoopie cushions... was it on The Muppet show or Muppet Babies. I KNOW about rubber chickens.
Plus, Let's not forget this guy! And he was used in the tribute.
Again, shoulda said Whoopie Shoes... all I'm saying.
If any of the Muppets actually DID fart, I'd leave. And I've been nothing BUT positive about this film.
I know you're right, trailers often stick in the jokes that have the most cheap laugh value and may have nothing to do with the actual film.
I guess I've just been burned too often by the other films and I'm very nervous about this one. I guess when the movie comes out I'll just have to do my research and check the audience reviews on IMDB etc.
I'll give the movie a chance, but this is still just embarrassing to even talk about, heh.
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