Jim Henson: Idea Man

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Documentary

2024

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Special

Biography

Documentary

A collection of interviews of fans of Jim Hensons work, intersped with footage from his works, including Wilkins and Wontkins commercials that were previously lost.

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Matt Roush

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Director Ron Howard’s admiring and affecting documentary profile of the genius behind the Muppets reveals a restless creative spirit with the soul of an experimental filmmaker. Colleagues and family members recall a visionary racing against time to realize his goals, conquering his favorite medium of television (with Sesame Street and The Muppet Show), then creating new fantasy worlds with movies whose reputation grew after Henson’s untimely death in 1990 at 53. Classic clips, priceless outtakes and home movies enhance this memorable tribute. (See the full review.)

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