The Happytime Murders News

Movies to Watch After You See ‘The Happytime Murders’ With a cringe-worthy trailer and a 22% Rotten Tomatoes score, I don’t suppose a ton of people are seeing The Happytime Murders, which parodies children’s shows with its raunchy murder-mystery story and Sesame Street-inspired characters. But whether you are or aren’t interested in this R-rated take on the Muppets — which was actually originally set up at The Jim Henson Company and is directed by Jim Henson’s son — there’s a history of similar and mostly better entertainment out there deserving your recognition.

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Review: The Happytime Murders

JoBlo - Fri, 2018-08-24 09:25

Review: The Happytime Murders PLOT: A disgraced puppet cop-turned P.I is forced to re-team with his old partner to find out who’s murdering the cast of a former hit TV show, “The Happytime Gang”. REVIEW: THE HAPPYTIME MURDERS is a project that’s been kicking around Hollywood for about a decade now, with actresses such as Cameron Diaz and Katherine Heigl all being attached at one time or another. Seemingly a passion project for producer/director... Read More...

‘The Happytime Murders’ Review: A Comedy as Lifeless as a Discarded Puppet If you’re in the mood for a great cinematic blend of edgy comedy and detective thriller, combining the seamy underbelly of the big city with seemingly childish characters who have surprisingly adult predilections, good news: Who Framed Roger Rabbit is streaming on Hulu. It’s a classic! If, on the other hand, you’re in the mood for a movie that apes the style of the 1988 masterpiece, as well as a handful of other not-terribly-recent films, then the dull and laugh-free The Happytime Murders is your only option.

This week sees the release of the R-rated puppet comedy The Happytime Murders, and the marketing campaign is finally making a big push to convince audiences to see the movie. So far, the footage from the actual film has been sparse, with only the initial red band trailer and an updated, shorter version with Twitter reactions giving us a taste of the movie.

Melissa McCarthy’s ‘The Happytime Murders’ Gets A Filthy New Red Band Trailer It’s mid-August. After months of superheroes battling CGI villains and days of Soldados, sometimes you just want to relax and unwind at the cinema and watch Melissa McCarthy snort drugs with a bunch of horny puppets. The Happytime Murders proudly boasts of the reactions from the film’s filthy first trailer in the latest teaser, although with all due respect to the “this shit wild” guy, the movie’s best marketing is Sesame Street‘s lawsuit.

Melissa McCarthy’s ‘The Happytime Murders’ Gets A Filthy New Red Band Trailer It’s mid-August. After months of superheroes battling CGI villains and days of Soldados, sometimes you just want to relax and unwind at the cinema and watch Melissa McCarthy snort drugs with a bunch of horny puppets. The Happytime Murders proudly boasts of the reactions from the film’s filthy first trailer in the latest teaser, although with all due respect to the “this shit wild” guy, the movie’s best marketing is Sesame Street‘s lawsuit.

Sesame Street Creators Sue Over Happytime Murders Trailer Marketing The creators of Sesame Street have filed a lawsuit against STX, demanding they stop referencing the long-running kids series in their marketing for The Happytime Murders.

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The Happytime Murders

A private eye investigates the mysterious murders of the puppet cast of a 80s kids TV show. Katherine Keigl is attached to star.
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