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Mr. Dr.
Nov 20th 2013 at 3:02:47 PM

@New Trailer Holy Shit RIZZO got a Line!

Also, new extended UK trailer

edited 20th Nov '13 3:06:05 PM by Mattonymy

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Nov 20th 2013 at 9:28:29 PM

I first got interested in this when I looked at the poster one more time and realized there were two Kermits—only the eyes of one were oriented differently! And looking at the trailer, I see Constantine's neck fronds are shorter, and, oh, come on, they look nothing alike, guys. smile

"Doorknobs: not actually that long a period of historical significance."
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Nov 21st 2013 at 6:10:25 PM

I had my doubts about this film, but this time, it feels more like a true original idea than just a pop culture rehash.

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Heaven Shattering Spark
Nov 22nd 2013 at 6:28:43 AM

Australian Trailer's also got a lot of difference to it

With Flickr action!
Nov 22nd 2013 at 7:34:25 AM

"Lights off!"

  • CRASH!*

"Lights back on! You have to wait until I'm liek out of the hallway!"

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Cleric of Banjo
Nov 22nd 2013 at 7:51:26 AM

Looks really funny and glad to see Rizzo speaking again.

I was wondering at first why Walter was there, but then I realized he was just playing Jason Siegel's brother in the first movie.

edited 22nd Nov '13 7:55:06 AM by Hodor

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Nov 22nd 2013 at 9:45:16 AM

Or it's a sequel.

Nov 22nd 2013 at 9:46:04 AM

[up]Which is right.

Plus, it would make sense wouldn't it? At the end of the first movie, he joined the Muppets, and therefore, left Gary.

edited 22nd Nov '13 9:46:45 AM by kyun

Dec 15th 2013 at 3:12:15 PM

[up] And he is played by Peter Linz, a regular muppeteer, instead of a celebrity.

edited 15th Dec '13 3:13:05 PM by ds9guy

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Dec 15th 2013 at 5:27:51 PM

Caught the trailer when I saw Frozen today, while it looks fun, like with Despicable Me I thought it might be a Carmen Sandiego movie. Once again I was disappointed.

Dec 15th 2013 at 5:28:37 PM

Maybe you'd be less disappointed if you stopped expecting things to be Carmen Sandiego movies.

edited 15th Dec '13 5:28:48 PM by Wackd

Maybe you'd be less disappointed if you stopped expecting things to be Carmen Sandiego movies.
Dec 16th 2013 at 7:50:06 AM

[up]:D For some reason, that made me laugh.

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Still just awesome like that
Dec 16th 2013 at 7:12:57 PM

[up][up]If I ever changed my signature, I would totally change it to that.

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BagofMagicFood Second banana
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Dec 17th 2013 at 9:12:50 PM

We'd be less disappointed if there really was a Carmen Sandiego movie, but I don't know how such a thing would work.

"Doorknobs: not actually that long a period of historical significance."
Dec 17th 2013 at 10:58:27 PM

^ An Affectionate Parody of globetrotting spy/suspense movies? I actually imagine a Carmen Sandiego movie would be kind of like the original Pink Panther movie in tone - but with more locations and slightly more competent good guys.

Seeing a live action Carmen Sandiego movie without Lynne Thigpen as The Chief would make me sad, though.

edited 17th Dec '13 10:59:02 PM by KnownUnknown

"The difference between reality and fiction is that fiction has to make sense." - Tom Clancy, paraphrasing Mark Twain.
Feb 27th 2014 at 10:39:22 AM

The first song's been released, and it's delightful, self-deprecating, and delightfully self-deprecating. If every song in this film is half as good as this one, this is definitely gonna be a fantastic film.

Maybe you'd be less disappointed if you stopped expecting things to be Carmen Sandiego movies.
Feb 27th 2014 at 10:51:02 AM

So they're playing more and more TV spots on TV.

I dunno. I am not feeling the excitement I got from seeing the same things for The Muppets. I can attribute this to 2 things:

  • Before The Muppets, we went 11 full years without a Muppet movie. Not only did those trailers show they'd bring them back to the big-screen finally, but they would really up the nostalgia factor for old fans! Gonzo wouldn't steal the spotlight, and almost no Muppets Tonight characters would be seen! Here, it almost feels like it's The Muppets... Again..... which was fittingly the working title.
  • The marketing for The Muppets took advantage of the New Media platforms. They ran a "Bazillion Likes" campaign on FB to get people interested in the Group. New videos were uploaded near-daily. This generation felt like the Muppets were connecting with them again on a personal level. Here, other than that one trailer which took a stab at using Twitter quotes for critical acclaim, no such viral marketing exists.

Feb 27th 2014 at 10:54:06 AM

[up]The last thing's lampshaded in "We're Doing a Sequel"—"there's no need to disguise / The studio considers us a viable franchise." Basically, now that everyone's on board, there's no need for the promos to try as hard, and we can get back to the business of the Muppets being the Muppets.

And besides, Louise Gold is back as Annie Sue. If bringing back a character and a puppeteer unseen for decades isn't "really upping the nostalgia factor for old fans", than what is?

edited 27th Feb '14 10:55:33 AM by Wackd

Maybe you'd be less disappointed if you stopped expecting things to be Carmen Sandiego movies.
Feb 27th 2014 at 11:01:00 AM

I admit I did watch that AFTER I wrote that whole thing. :D So now that makes me feel better.

Naturally, the video says nothing about Louise Gold returning, or her character at all.

edited 27th Feb '14 11:02:50 AM by kyun

Feb 27th 2014 at 11:03:51 AM

I get the distinct impression it's supposed to be one of those "Marion Ravenwood's in Indiana Jones 4" things. Pretty much an open secret, but the studio for whatever reason is pretending it'll be a surprise.

Maybe you'd be less disappointed if you stopped expecting things to be Carmen Sandiego movies.
Mar 12th 2014 at 5:11:06 PM

40% on Rotten Tomatoes. Then again, it's just 3 out of 5 reviews, so maybe the rating will get better.

Mar 12th 2014 at 5:19:47 PM

One of the negative review's main quote on the page is the reviewer bemoaning the fact that this isn't a Human-Focused Adaptation. I'm not worried.

Maybe you'd be less disappointed if you stopped expecting things to be Carmen Sandiego movies.
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Mar 12th 2014 at 5:20:35 PM

  • 1.) We have reviews ALREADY!?!? It's not out til 9 more days.

  • 2.) Awwwwwwww ****.


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