REVIEW: THE MUPPETS
OVERVIEW: One of the year’s best-loved family comedies and among the best reviewed films of 2011, Disney’s “The Muppets,” starring Jason Segel, Academy Award®-nominee Amy Adams, and favorite celebrity couple Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy -- debuts March 20 on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, DVD, Digital Download and On-Demand formats. A must-own movie the entire family can enjoy, Disney’s “The Muppets” in-home release includes the DVD and music soundtrack packaged together and also offered as the ultimate Muppets experience, a ‘Wocka-Wocka Value Pack,’ which contains the movie on Blu-ray high definition, DVD and Digital Copy (three discs), plus a download card which allows fans to own all the songs from the film’s hugely popular soundtrack.
Disney’s “The Muppets” Blu-ray Combo Pack, with its flawless picture and pitch perfect sound, comes with a fantastic slate of bonus content including the laugh out loud “The Longest Blooper Reel Ever Made (In Muppet History––We Think).” The exciting release also includes the hilarious featurette “A Little Screen Test on the Way to the Read Through,” which follows Jason Segel, Kermit, The Great Gonzo, Fozzie Bear, Miss Piggy and others asthey get ready for the first day of production, and much more fun.
vacation in Los Angeles, Walter, the world's biggest Muppet fan,
his brother Gary (Jason Segel) and Gary’s girlfriend Mary (Amy
Adams) from Smalltown, USA, discover the nefarious plan of
oilman Tex Richman (Chris Cooper) to raze the Muppet Theater and
drill for the oil recently discovered beneath the Muppets'
former stomping grounds. To stage a telethon and raise the $10
million needed to save the theater, Walter, Mary and Gary help
Kermit reunite the Muppets, who have all gone their separate
ways: Fozzie now performs with a Reno casino tribute band called
the Moopets, Miss Piggy is a plus-size fashion editor at Vogue
Paris, Animal is in a Santa Barbara clinic for anger management,
and Gonzo is a high-powered plumbing magnate. With signature
The film is
presented in 1080P widescreen in a 1.78:1 aspect ration
preserving its theatrical format. The picture of both films
flawless, bringing to perfection the excitement of the races
and the richness of the special effects. Not only the picture looks great in
this release, also the sound it is good, a 7.1 DTS-HD Master
Audio (48kHz/24bit) in English, Spanish and French 5.1 Dolby
Digital that provides a
good complement to the picture. It also includes
English Spanish French
1.78:1 Anamorphic Widescreen 1080P
7.1 DTS-HD Master Audio, English DVS 2.0 Dolby Digital, French
7.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital
English, French & Spanish English
The Longest Blooper Reel Ever Made (In Muppet History––We Think)
- A laugh out loud look at the actors’ funny gaffs and gags from behind the scenes of making Disney’s “The Muppets.”
Disney Intermission - Groundbreaking Blu-ray feature. Pausing a movie will never be this much fun, as the Muppets take over the screen every time you stop the disc!
Scratching The Surface: A Hasty Examination of the Making of Disney’s “The Muppets.” Hosted by unit production manager monster J.G., the cast and crew take a behind the scenes look at making Muppet and movie history.
Explaining Evil: The Full Tex Richman Song. Rapping his way through the story of his miserable life, Tex tells audiences why he turned out to be such a rotten guy.
A Little Screen Test on the way to the Read Through. This hilarious footage follows the Muppet gang as they go to their first table reading of the script.
Eight Deleted Scenes
Audio Commentary with Jason Segel, James Bobin and Nicholas Stoller
The Combo Pack also comes with the
popular theatrical spoof trailers
The Complete Soundtrack
Digital Copy of the Film
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