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Revisiting 'The Muppets Take Manhattan'

Revisiting ‘The Muppets Take Manhattan’

The great thing about being a well-dressed woman? When you attend a kids’ movie alone, no one thinks you are a pervert. I wasn’t the only grown-up sans kids at the Music Box’s matinee of “The Muppets Take Manhattan.” Audience members ranged from families to groups of twentysomethings on up. Two elderly gentlemen sat together…

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'Attack the Block': Hey aliens, get off my land!

‘Attack the Block’: Hey aliens, get off my land!

In their hilarious and helpful book “Writing Movies for Fun and Profit,” screenwriters Thomas Lennon and Robert Ben Garant instruct wannabe auteurs that if your movie isn’t as entertaining and fast-paced as “Die Hard,” you’re doing it wrong. With that in mind, “Attack the Block” does it exactly right. Only time will tell if the…

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